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Anthony Bailey |  Faces of Recreation

Anthony Bailey | Faces of Recreation

Anthony Bailey is a Faculty member who works in Child Psychiatry. 

Start the New Year Off Strong with Free Week

Start the New Year Off Strong with Free Week

Come join us during UBC Recreation Free Week to kickstart your goals for the new year!

Why you should try taking your next meeting for walk

Why you should try taking your next meeting for walk

Whether you’re busy with school or work, many of us spend hours of the day sitting at a desk. This is why you should move more by taking your next meeting for a walk!

Tips to Stay Fit During the Holiday Season

Tips to Stay Fit During the Holiday Season

Whatever your plans, a busy holiday schedule could make it difficult to maintain a consistent workout routine. The trick is to have everything in moderation…

4 Stretching Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk!

4 Stretching Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk!

You’ve probably heard how bad it is for you to be sitting at a desk all day. When you are feeling a bit fidgety or you’re on your lunch break, try these Desk stretching exercises.

Sit Less, Move More!

Sit Less, Move More!

  Let’s work together to build a more vibrant and thriving UBC Community. Let us know what your favourite activities are that get you sitting less, and moving more. Share your tips with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram!  

Learn about free and easy options to get moving for UBC students

Learn about free and easy options to get moving for UBC students

Being physically active can be an important part of a successful student lifestyle. Learn about the many free and easy to access opportunities for fitness and recreation at UBC.

Checking out Free Week: Outdoor Boot Camp

Checking out Free Week: Outdoor Boot Camp

YAY! Free Week is back! Every year, in the second week of the new semester, UBC Recreation offers instructor-led classes to students, staff & faculty, and the general public for free. All classes are demonstrated at levels ranging from beginner to advanced, which simply means, it is open to everyone! Today, I decided to check […]

Checking out Free Week: Bendy Flexy

Checking out Free Week: Bendy Flexy

I’ve never been flexible. I know this and accept it… Today I further proved that while attending the Bendy Flexy class as a part of UBC Recreation’s Free Week www.recreation.ubc.ca/home-page/free-week/ . I struggled through even the most basic stretches and poses but after the hour long class ended I felt absolutely great. My body and mind […]