UBC Recreation Free Week

UBC Recreation Free Week | September 10-16, 2018

Free fitness and aqua fitness classes are running all week and there are numerous open houses with free activities and giveaways. You won’t want to miss out! No experience is required for any of the classes and all abilities are welcome! Try out as many classes as you want, for free!

Free Week Class Schedule:

How to participate:

No registration is required! Simply show up at the location of your classes 10 minutes before the scheduled start time and you’re ready to go! Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis with priority given to those who have registered for the full program. Everyone will be asked to sign a waiver.


Open Houses and Special Events

ARC Open House

ARC Open House

Tuesday September 11 | Time TBD
Come check out UBC’s newest fitness facility! With 8000 square feet of fitness centre space, 2 new studios, lockers, gendered and a universal change room, and much more… there are plenty of new ways to work activity into your routine. You can meet our personal trainers and chat with them about your fitness goals, we’ll have free yoga and Pilates classes, Bootcamps, Barre classes, and much more!


Recess on Main Mall

Recess on Main Mall

Wednesday September 12 | Time TBD
Our Intramural program takes over Main Mall every September with a variety of fun sports, games, and activities. Just drop-in between classes to work a little more movement into your day! You can also learn all about some of the signature events at UBC like Day of the Longboat and Water Wars, or learn how to find a team for Intramural Leagues.


UBC Aquatic Centre Open House

UBC Aquatic Centre Open House

Thursday September 13 | Time TBD
Come check out the UBC Aquatic Centre and try some free programs! We’ll have 20 minute Hydro Board Fitness sampler classes, a drop-in inner-tube water polo game, or just come and relax in the hot tub, steam room, sauna, or lounge in the mezzanine!


UBC Tennis Centre Open House

UBC Tennis Centre Open House

Thursday September 13 | 12:00pm-2:00pm
Ever want to try your hand at tennis? Did you know we have a state-of-the-art public facility right here on campus? That’s right – no steep membership fees! Whether you have played tennis before, or if you’re brand new to the sport we have a program tailored just for you. Drop by for the open house to meet the coaches, try your hand at some tennis drills, and be entered to win some great prizes!


Drop-In Skating

Free Skate at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre

Thursday September 13 | Time TBD
Every week the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre hosts a variety of public skating opportunities. Join us for a free skate to kick-off the semester! Don’t have a pair of skates? You can rent them from the Pro Shop at the arena! We’ll see you on the ice.

Where are the classes and open houses held?