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Welcome to UBC Recreation Martial Arts programs!

UBC Recreation offers a variety of martial arts taught by experienced martial arts instructors who integrate discipline, precision, power, and self-defense into every lesson. These lessons will help participants find focus and build self-confidence while achieving mental and physical strength. The classes we offer, including but not limited to Aikido, Tae Kwon Do, Iaido, and Judo, are taught so all levels are welcome.

Martial Arts News

Muay Thai CANCELLED | July 20, 2017

Please note that the Muay Thai Class at 5:00PM at the SRC Dojo will be cancelled for Thu, July 20. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Canada Day Weekend Instructional Class Status

This is a reminder that all yoga, dance, pilates, martial arts and other instructional classes run in the SRC and Ponderosa are cancelled during the Canada Day long weekend (Jul 1-Jul 3).  Additionally, the SRC will have restricted hours on Saturday July 1.

Free Week | May 23 – May 29

Free Week for this semester begins on Tuesday, May 23rd and it runs until Monday, May 29th. UBC Recreation welcomes students, staff & faculty, and the general public to this week long event at no cost. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to try out some instructor-led classes including Zumba, Aquacize, Boot Camp, Tai Chi Chuan, and more for FREE!

Here’s something NEW this Free Week!

You can get a chance to enter to win a free Fitness or Instructional class by getting your card stamped by your instructor at the end of the class. All you need to do is print your own stamp card at home or simply grab one in class and attend 3 different starred classes, then hand-in your stamp card at the SRC Operations Desk to be entered to win a free Fitness or Instructional class. Please note that only starred classes are eligible for stamp card.

Check out the Free Week schedule to find out which classes are eligible for stamp card and what classes are offered this spring and summer.


What are the cool things about Free Week?

  • All classes are drop-in basis – no pre-registration is required
  • Try out as many classes as you want, for free!
  • Beginners are welcome at all classes

Tips for Participants

  • Remember to wear comfortable clothing and bring water
  • Arrive early for all classes and plan to stay until the end
  • Pick up your stamp card in class and get your card stamped

 

2017 Spring Summer Guides Now Available

UBC Recreation is here to get our community moving. We’re proud to offer a variety of programs and activities for everyone of all ages and skill levels. From first time swim lessons for 6-month olds to intramural league sports and Seniors Tennis, and everything in between.

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