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
To celebrate the grand opening of UBC Aquatic Centre, UBC Athletics and Recreation is making a big splash with special events from March 1 – 5, 2017. Join us for fun, food, giveaways, and aquatics programming in this bright, inclusive facility. See our full schedule of fun events here.
2017 U SPORTS Swimming Championships.
The three-day competition in Sherbrooke, QC, runs from February 24th to 26th, with preliminaries starting at 10 a.m. ET and finals at 6 p.m. ET daily. Live results from all sessions will be available on the championship website and all evening finals will be webcast live on SportsCanada.TV. For more information please see here.
Olympian, Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson, hopes to raise awareness of depression in athletes. See her story here.
Love lane swimming? The #newUBCpool has more public lane space this week in the 50m competition pool. For swim times, check our drop-in schedule
Convenient short-term parking is now available in the North Parkade on the first level near the exit! 60 spots are now available just for visitors staying under 2 hours.
You’ll always have a convenient spot available when you’re stopping by for a drop-in swim, lesson, or aquacize class!
Student Recreation Centre
Saturday February 18: 9:00am – 10:00pm
Sunday February 19: 9:00am – 9:00pm
Monday February 20: 7:00am – 10:00pm
Tuesday February 21: 7:00am – 10:00pm
Wednesday February 22: 7:00am – 10:00pm
Thursday February 23: 7:00am – 10:00pm
Friday February 24: 7:00am – 9:00pm
Saturday February 25: 9:00am – 10:00pm
Sunday February 26: 9:00am – 9:00pm
Birdcoop Fitness Centre
Saturday February 18: 10:00am – 7:00pm
Sunday February 19: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Monday February 20: 6:30am – 9:00pm
Tuesday February 21: 6:30am – 9:00pm
Wednesday February 22: 6:30am – 9:00pm
Thursday February 23: 6:30am – 9:00pm
Friday February 24: 6:30am – 8:00pm
Saturday February 25: 10:00am – 7:00pm
Sunday February 26: 10:00am – 6:00pm
UBC Aquatic Centre
Varying hours. Please check the schedule here
UBC Tennis Centre
Saturday February 18: 8:00am – 10:00pm
Sunday February 19: 8:00am – 10:00pm
Monday February 20: 8:00am – 10:00pm
Tuesday February 21: 8:00am – 10:00pm
Wednesday February 22: 8:00am – 10:00pm
Thursday February 23: 8:00am – 10:00pm
Friday February 24: 8:00am – 10:00pm
Saturday February 25: 8:00am – 10:00pm
Sunday February 26: 8:00am – 10:00pm
Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre
Regular operating hours.
UBC Camps Office
Varying Office Hours. Please call: 604-822-1540 for more information.
Regular operating hours.
When your child is in swimming lessons, you can enjoy a discounted drop-in rate of $3.50! (Regular drop-in rate is $6.75). Show up at the front desk with your registered child to receive your discounted rate!
Make a splash on Family Day (February 13, 2017) at the UBC Aquatic Centre! The facility will be open from 11 am – 5 pm for family fun. Enjoy lots of family-friendly features under one roof, including:
- Pool toys and floats
- Rope swing and diving boards
- 25 metre recreational pool with diving boards and accessible ramp
- 50 metre competition pool with Omega Swiss Timing System Leisure pool and lazy river with accessible ramp
- 34-person family friendly hot tub with accessibility lift
- Steam room and sauna
- Viewing decks and spectator areas
- Men’s, women’s, and universal change rooms
The family rate starts at $4.00 per person. See you on Family Day!