Welcome to UBC Hockey & Skating programs!

The Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre is home to three ice rinks and offers a variety of hockey and skating programs for people of all ages and skill levels. Whether it’s your first time on the ice, or you’re looking to refresh your hockey skills, we have a program for you!





Latest Hockey & Skating News

Winter Recreation Guides Now Available!

Learn all about what programs are available from January to April 2018.
You can pick up your guide at any of our facilities or download your online Winter 2018 Recreation Guide.

Be part of the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre Staff!

Are you a UBC student who is looking for a flexible work environment? What about brushing up on your skating skills? We’re hiring Facility Operations Staff, Hockey Instructors, and Learn to Skate Instructors for the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre!

Why Work for Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre?
  • Flexible hours designed to fit around your student schedule
  • Join a community of other fun and like-minded students
  • Convenience of working on-campus (no commute!)
  • Work in a university environment

Applications are open NOW until December 6th on Careers Online

Check out our 2017 Fall Recreation Guide!

Get moving with UBC Recreation! We are proud to offer various recreational programs and to participants of all ages. If you’re new to UBC or aren’t sure how to find ways to move more and sit less, check out the programs we offer specifically for UBC students, UBC Staff and Faculty, the community, and youth.

Download your own copy of UBC Recreation’s 2017 Fall Guide or stop by one of our facilities to pick up a hard copy!

Should you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Download your 2017 UBC Summer Camps Guide

All kids should experience the positive benefits of recreation and the opportunity to build confidence, social, and life skills through our tailored camps programming. View our Camps Guide for everything you need to know about the programs we offer.

View the 2017 UBC Summer Camps Guide for all the information you need to know to get moving.