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. Areas of the pool may be occupied by reserved activities.

Latest Aquatic News

T-Birds Swimmers Bring Home Both CIS Banners!

Congratulations to the Women’s and Mens’s Thunderbird Swim Teams.

VICTORIA, B.C. – The UBC Thunderbirds women completed the four-peat on Saturday night at the 2015 Speedo CIS swimming championships, capturing the national title for the fourth consecutive year on Saturday night at the Saanich Commonwealth Pool in Victoria, B.C. The UBC men joined their counterparts as the best in the CIS with a dominant win, their first since the 2011-12 season.


Sauna Open

After several months of repair work, the dry sauna is now open to the public. We will continue to monitor the sauna, and provide any updates as needed.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Open House – Feb 18th at the Aquatic Centre

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Join Us For Family Day “Toonie” Swim!

Monday February 9, 2015    –   11:30am – 2:00pm

– Inflatables set up in the pool
– All sections open to public
– Craft and Camp/Birthday info booth set up in lobby