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Latest Aquatic Centre News

Water Wars Thursday November 23, 2017

The UBC Aquatic Centre will be closing at 5:00pm on Thursday November 23rd in order to host the UBC Recreation Water Wars.


Event Description Escape from the cold for a night of wild and wet fun in the warmth of the UBC Aquatic Centre. CoRec teams compete in a variety of challenges, so grab some friends and dive in!

Event Format Teams compete in all challenges. Register a minimum of 6 or a maximum of 8 to play, a maximum of 2 imports are allowed.

CoRec Ratio: Teams are open to a maximum of half their team composed of self-identified men

Contact: Participants should email Events Crew 2 with any queries im.events2@ubc.ca

Volunteer Staff: Anyone wishing to volunteer to run this event should add details here and feel free to email Events Crew 2 with any queries im.events2@ubc.ca

UBC Aquatic Centre Maintenance Closure: December 10 – January 3

The UBC Aquatic Centre will be CLOSED from December 10th, 2017 to January 3rd, 2018 inclusively for a scheduled maintenance and repair shutdown. The facility will reopen on January 4th, 2018. All LOCKERS must be cleared out before December 10th at 12pm.

Thank you for your cooperation.

UBC Aquatic Centre Staff

Schedule change: 25m Recreation Tank

Patrons of the UBC Aquatic Centre are to make note that due to a staff illness the schedule for the 25m Recreation Tank has been modified for this morning.  Aquafitness classes in the 25m Recreation Tank will go ahead as scheduled.

Visitors are encouraged to check the Drop-in schedules prior to any visit.

Closure notice: Steam room

Patrons of the UBC Aquatic Centre are to make note that the Steam Room is currently closed.

Visitors are encouraged to check the Drop-in schedules prior to any visit.

November 11 – Pool Schedule

The UBC Aquatic Centre will be open from 12:00pm – 4:00pm on Saturday November 11, 2017.

During this week, hundreds of commemorative ceremonies and events will take place across the country to recognize the achievements of our Veterans and honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice. For more information please visit the Veterans Affairs Canada website.

Remembrance Day Ceremony at UBC, November 11, 2017

Daylight Saving Time: It’s time to fall back!

It’s that time of year again – Daylight Saving Time is ending this Sunday (November 5th) at 2am. Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour!

Schedule Change: 50m swim ending 2:15pm

Patrons of the UBC Aquatic Centre are to be advised of a schedule change for the 50m Competition tank this afternoon.

The Public Length Swim in the 50m Competition Tank will now end at 2:15pm in lieu of 2:45pm as per our regular schedule. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Visitors are invited to consult our facility drop-in schedule prior to any visit.

Varsity Swim Competition: Nov. 4-5, 2017

The UBC Aquatic Centre is pleased to be the host venue for the 2017 edition of the Odlum Brown Limited Colleges Cup Pacific. This year’s swim meet will feature varsity swim teams from across Western Canada on November 4-5, 2017.

Patrons of the UBC Aquatic Centre are invited to consider that the competition tank will be dedicated to the event for most of the weekend, however given the meet format some public times will be available. Visitors are invited to consult our facility drop-in schedule prior to any visit.

Go Birds!