How can members of our community get involved in Recreation at UBC? With a vast selection of programs available for members of all ages, we strive to provide opportunities for all members of our community to get moving. There are also discounts available for members of the University Neighbourhoods Association and Utown Community Services Card (CSC) holders.

Features for Community members

Personal Training Promo

To celebrate the opening of the ARC, we are offering three personal training sessions for $99. See the desk staff at the ARC to sign-up for this great offer!

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UBC Summer Camps

Summer Savings

Receive 15% off on select pre-determined camp combinations provided on the UBC Camps website. With hundreds of programs to choose from, it can be hard to know which combinations work best; so we’ve compiled a list of unique camp combinations that will save you time and money! Registration for all Summer Savings camp combinations must take place in-person or over the phone. If you need additional guidance on creating a customized camp experience, contact us by phone at 604-822-1540, or email at

UBC Summer Camps

Sports Performance Camps

UBC Thunderbirds Sports Performance Camps provide athletes the opportunity to train with UBC’s elite, professional coaching staff. Coaches work with beginner and elite athletes to develop sport-specific skills in areas such as: Aquatics, Baseball, Strength and Conditioning, Volleyball, and more! Check out the UBC Sports Performance Camps page to see a full listing, and to learn more.

Spring Thunderbird Adult Hockey League

Spring Thunderbird Adult Hockey League registration is open now! The Spring League begins May 14 2018 to end of July 2018 (Dates are subject to change), and consists of 14 regular season games. Games are played Monday through Saturday with weeknight games ranging from 6:30, 8:00, 9:30PM, and weekend games ranging from 4:30, 6:00, 7:30, 9:00PM. Registration for teams and individuals players now includes CARHA Accident and Liability Insurance.

Summer Soccer Leagues

7-on-7 adult soccer leagues are hosted at UBC’s beautiful Thunderbird park. All games are played on Wednesday Evenings between 6:00pm and 10:00pm. There is room for 24 teams, so with limited space, make sure you register early! Registration deadline closes Friday, May 18 2018, and discounts are available for students.


Spring & Summer Schedule

The ARC (Activities & Recreation Centre) at the Life Building will be open throughout April with the same hours as the BirdCoop Fitness Centre, but may be subject to reduced hours during April Exam periods. The ARC will remain open throughout the summer of 2018, for information on hours of operation check out the ARC webpage. Day locks are available free of charge from the front desk in exchange for a piece of ID, and term-based rental lockers for Spring & Summer are available. 

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