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

Hot Tub Closed

Hot Tub will be closed until further notice.

Thank you for your patience.

UBC Aquatic Centre


Cancelled Aquatic Instructional Classes

Cancellation Dates for October 2015

Friday October 9th – No Swimming Lessons,

Saturday October 10th – No Swimming Lessons, No Aquasize

Sunday October 11th – No Swimming Lessons

Monday October 12th – No Swimming Lessons, No Aquasize

Saturday October 24th – No Swimming Lessons, No Aquasize

Sunday October 25th – No Swimming Lessons


$2 Student Swim Lessons


If you have little to no experience in a pool and want to try it out, check out the $2.00 swimming lessons offered on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays between 10:30 am and 1:30 pm. You’ll learn floats, glides, kicks, strokes, and more in a small class. Register for the full six sessions to learn them all!

UBC Recreation Labour Day Holiday Hours

The following hours will be in effect on Labour Day, Monday September 7th

BirdCoop Fitness Centre

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre


Student Recreation Centre

12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

UBC Aquatic Centre


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