All children should experience the positive benefits of recreational activity. UBC Recreation offers the University community’s youth an extraordinary experience to be active and participate. Choose from rowing, hockey, swimming, tennis, and many other activities. If you’re a member of the University Neighbourhoods Association (UNA) or hold a valid Utown Community Services Card (CSC) you’re also eligible for discounts!


Features for Youth

Soccer Camps

UBC Summer Camps

Is your child looking to advance their soccer skills prior to the fall 2018 seasons? UBC Summer Camps offers an extensive listing of soccer camps for all ages. Camps range from Field Mice (ages 4-5) to Select, Gold, Silver, Metro T-Bird Elite (ages 9-14). Check out the UBC Summer Camps page to see a full listing of camps available, and to sign up today!

Sport Performance Camps

Prepare your Child for Fall Sports

Is your child looking to advance their sport-specific skills prior to the fall 2018 seasons? UBC Thunderbirds Sport 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! Check out the UBC Sport Performance Camps page to see a full listing of camps available, and to learn more.

Birthday Parties

UBC Aquatic Centre 

Book your child’s Birthday Party at the UBC Aquatic Centre! Your child’s birthday party will include: 2 hours with a trained Birthday Party Leader (Red Cross Water Safety Instructor) who will lead aquatic games and activities and supervise the party, help with set up/clean up in the birthday room, admission to the pool during public swim, as well as the Party Room just off the pool deck for serving food, playing games, and opening gifts. To learn more view our webpage, and book today!

Fall Pro D Day Camps

Registration is Open

Pro D Day Camps follow the Vancouver School Board calendar. Join us for a day of fun and engaging Pro-D Day activities, such as sports and games, arts and crafts, and exciting attractions on UBC campus. To learn more view our webpage, and sign up today!

Drop-In Ice Programs 

Come out and try one of our public sessions – we offer everything from figure skating to drop in hockey. If you’re new to skating or want to try hockey for the first time, this is the place for you! Discounts are available for all CSC/UNA participants. Access a full listing of drop-in times and information here!

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Tennis Programs

Fall Classes

The UBC Tennis Centre has world-class coaches to bring your future tennis pro to the next level. With progressive programs for ages 3-18 for beginners, advanced, and high performance players, there is a program for every child. Discounts are available for all CSC/UNA participants. Access a full listing of classes and information here for the 2018 fall season!

Aquatic Kids Swim Lessons

Be Beach Safe this Summer

We offer a variety of Red Cross Swim Kids levels during the day, in the evenings, and on the weekends throughout May and June. Parents and siblings can take advantage of our non-peak rates to get in a swim too! View our online schedule to see a full listing of classes available. Discounts are available for all CSC/UNA participants.


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