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

Thanksgiving Facility Hours

Thanksgiving facility hours on Monday, October 13, 2014 are as below:

Student Recreation Centre: 12:00pm – 6:00pm

BirdCoop Fitness Centre: 12:00pm – 6:00pm

UBC Tennis Centre: 8:00am – 10:00pm

UBC Aquatics Centre: CLOSED

Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre: CLOSED

Aquatic Centre Walkway Closure & Detour Notice

Effective Sept 22 to Oct 13, 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.


$10 UBC Student Swimming Lessons

For students with little or no swimming experience, introductory student swim lessons include learning about rhythmic breathing, floats, glides, and kicking.

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.