Celebrate our grand opening!

To celebrate the grand opening of UBC Aquatic Centre, UBC Athletics and Recreation is making a big splash with special events from March 1 – 5, 2017. Join us for fun, food, giveaways, and aquatics programming in this bright, inclusive facility.

For UBC Students

Wed. March 1

Free UBC Student swim (11am – 3pm) & hot dog BBQ (12 – 1pm)
It’s a pool party! UBC students are invited for a free swim and hot dog lunch for the first 500 swimmers. Please present your UBC student card to gain entry.

Note: Standard rates apply for staff/faculty and members of the public.

Sun. March 5

Anchor Splash (6:30 – 9:30pm)
UBC Aquatic Centre is proud to host Anchor Splash, a fun-filled night of water relays, synchronized swimming, contests and much more, all benefiting Delta Gamma’s Service for Sight Mission. For more information about Delta Gamma Alpha Phi’s annual fundraiser, visit Facebook. The sign-up and team payment deadline is March 1. Contact Martyna Siwocha to register.

 

For UBC Staff & Faculty

Thu. March 2

Free UBC Staff & Faculty swim (12 – 2pm) with Aquafit class (12:05 – 12:50pm)
Meet colleagues, old and new, for a lunchtime dip in the UBC Aquatic Centre. The free swim kicks off with an Aquafit class — a great opportunity to try out UBC aquatics programming. Please present your valid UBC Staff/Faculty card to receive free admission.

 

For Everyone

Thu. March 2

$5 swim (12 – 2pm) with Aquafit class (12:05 – 12:50pm)
Enjoy the new facility at a discounted drop-in rate. An Aquafit class is included in the price of admission.

Fri. March 3

The first toonie ($2) swim! (7:30 – 10pm)
Experience the new UBC Aquatic Centre for just $2. Admission includes access to all Aquatic Centre amenities, such as lane swimming, hot tub, steam room, and sauna.

Sat. March 4

  • Inflatable obstacle course playtime (1 – 4:30pm)
    Join us for the debut of the Wibit inflatable obstacle course. For children ages 8 and up.
  • Toonie ($2) swim (4:30 – 10pm)
    Experience the new UBC Aquatic Centre for just $2. Admission includes access to all Aquatic Centre amenities, such as lane swimming, hot tub, steam room, and sauna.
  • Finding Nemo Movie night (7:30pm start)
    Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming. Pull up a pool noodle for showtime in the 50m pool! This is a family-friendly event. 

Sun. March 5

$5 public swim (1 – 6 pm)
This public swim is open to all. Save on your drop-in admission fee and get access to all Aquatic Centre amenities, such as lane swimming, hot tub, steam room, and sauna.

 


For more information about our location, parking, and access, please see Plan Your Visit. See you at the pool!