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

Aquatic Centre Walkway Closure & Detour Notice

Effective Sept 22 to Oct 4, the walkway from University Blvd to the Aquatic Centre will be closed for construction. During this time, access to the Aquatic Centre will be from the SUB or from the stairway behind the Aquatic Centre. Please see map below.


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.