Welcome to UBC Recreation Aquatics!

Aquatics programming through UBC Recreation offers drop-in swims, aqua fitness classes, and swimming lessons. The Aquatic Centre offers year-round aquatics programming for adults and youth of all ages and abilities.

Click here for our up-to-date Aquatics Drop In Calendar. Please note that our drop in schedules are subject to change.

Latest Aquatic News

UBC Recreation Open House – September 8-14

Join UBC Recreation for a free week of programming and open houses at all of its sport facilities. Throughout the week, there will be free classes, including yoga, martial arts, aquatic fitness, dance, pilates, cycle fit, boot camps, and more.

Aquatic Centre Early Closure Notice for Wednesday, September 3

The UBC Aquatic Centre will be closing at 9:00pm on Wednesday, September 3 in order to host an AMS First Week event.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for helping us to host this exciting event for our returning students.

Important Update for UBC Camps Drop-offs at UBC Aquatic Centre & War Memorial Gym

Due to ongoing construction in and around the UBC Aquatic Centre and War Memorial Gym, parking, drop-offs, and access for these two venues has changed. Please refer to the map below for updated information regarding where to park and how to access the facilities when visiting or dropping off and picking up children from UBC Camps programming. WMG-AC-Access&Parking For additional information about the construction and detours in this area, please visit the Campus + Community Planning site.

Aquatic Centre Reopening

After an extended maintenance closure, the UBC Aquatic Centre pool, weight room and steam room are now open. During the closure, a number of maintenance projects were completed including replacing old pipes, valves, and gauges; installing a new cold water line to showers, installing a new chlorine room with ventilation, a new tank, and secondary containment.

For Aquatic drop-in schedule information, click here.