From intramural leagues and events like Storm the Wall, to our Birdcoop Fitness Centre, UBC Recreation has a long history of fun and unique activities that will enhance your university experience. Your student fees get you access to free public skating, swimming, drop-in sports, as well as discounted rates for recreation programs, classes, leagues, events, and memberships. From trying something you’ve never done before to keeping up your favourite fitness routine, UBC Recreation has something for you.

Free for UBC Students


Free Drop-In Sports


Free Drop-In Skating


Free Drop-In Swimming

Please Note: To enjoy your free drop-in opportunities, please visit the facility operations desk during scheduled drop-in times and present your valid UBC Student ID card.

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Intramural Leagues

UBC Recreation’s Intramural Leagues offer both competitive and recreational categories, so whether you’re wanting to learn a new sports or participate in a competitive structure there’s a division for you! The general registration has passed for most leagues, but there are still spots available for teams in Street Hockey, Basketball, Futsal, Ultimate, and Flag Football. Registration for these leagues will close on January 1st. If you’re an individual looking to join an existing team in any of our leagues, you can find other teams looking to pick up players from our UBC Intramurals Free-Agents Facebook Page.

Intramural Events

Be a part of UBC’s most iconic events with UBC Recreation’s Intramural event line up!

Looking for ways to challenge your skills or make new friends? Intramural events offer both single day options like On The button Curling Bonspiel, Faculty Cup, and Howl at the Moon Volleyball to one of UBC’s most iconic events – Storm the Wall. These events are open to participants of all abilities and offer the chance to build your community and make memories that will last beyond your university years.

Free Week

January 8-14, 2018

Get moving with us in new and exciting ways! Try out instructional, fitness, and aquatics classes for free from January 8-14. Try out as many as you’d like to find the class right for you! Then be sure to register for your favourite classes to be guaranteed a spot. No experience is required for any of the classes and all abilities are welcomed. Check out the online schedule to pick which classes you’ll try this fall. When you go to register for your favourites, did we mention there’s a UBC student discount?

Storm the Wall

March 25 – 28, 2018

Come celebrate 40th Annual Storm the Wall this year! Regardless of your skill level, you have a chance to Storm the Wall at one of UBC’s most iconic campus events! You can participate as a Competitive or Just-for-Fun team, challenge yourself to do the whole course on your own as an Iron Person, or cheer on your friends! This is a unique UBC experience that you won’t want to miss out on. Register your team by March 16th.

UBC Student BirdCoop Memberships

Get active at the BirdCoop Fitness Centre!

BirdCoop UBC Student memberships start at $30 for a semester. One of the great things about the BirdCoop Fitness Centre is that they offer free orientations to the BirdCoop Fitness Centre where you will learn how to use the equipment. UBC Student memberships include the use of the BirdCoop Fitness Centre and the Climbing Cave any time it is open. Try out the Climbing Cave and see if you can solve the bouldering problems to complete the climb!

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