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April 2023 

In this issue:

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  • Annual Recreation Survey
    • Complete the Recreation Annual Survey to improve Recreation facilities, programs and services and be entered to win a summer semester membership or a Heat Hoodie!
    • Annual Recreation Survey
  • April Hours of Operation
  • Furnace Gymnasium Closure 

    • The gym floor will be closed April 16-29 due to final exams. 


R100 Final 

Congratulations to our R100 Winner Isaac S. and to everyone who participated in the R100 challenge this year!

Final Leaderboard: 

1. Isaac S. (178)
2. Kyra T. (176)
3. Samuell B. (154)
4. Vitor R. (152)
5. Kristin H. (149)
6. Lucas K. (131)
7. Segundo P. (130)
8. Maki B. (127)
8. Alex T. (127)
9. Pengyu C. (125)
9. Gustavo R. (125)

Lululemon Mirror has Arrived

Have you heard? UBCO Recreation is excited to announce that we are now home to a Lululemon Mirror! Come and try one of the thousands of workouts available on-demand with the Lululemon Mirror. Do a solo workout or bring a group of friends. 

Location: Studio 1, Lower Hangar 

Group Fitness Schedule

Richard in the Hangar 

Richard is a certified personal trainer and one of our group fitness instructors who is in the Hangar to provide assistance and advice to members. Need a spot, have a question about a specific workout, or need some advice for your fitness journey? Come say hi to Richard. 

Date & Times: 

  • Tuesdays 2:00-4:00pm
  • Wednesdays 2:00-4:00pm
  • Thursdays 1:00-4:00pm

Location: Hangar Fitness Centre 

Cost: Must have a valid gym membership

Group Fitness Classes

Check out our April Fitness schedule below. 

Group Fitness Schedule



Campus Walk: Plogging 

Join the Move U Crew and Student Experience Office for a plogging (picking up litter and jogging) or walk on campus. Move for the planet and help us pick garbage up to keep our campus clean and healthy for the environment. Equipment will be provided.

Dates: April 3
Time: 12:30-1:30pm
Location: Meet at the lower entrance of UNC
Cost: Free with pre-registration


Register & Play: Faculty and Staff Pickleball  

Join UBCO Recreation for free Pickleball on your lunch breaks! 

Dates: Mondays and Wednesdays through the month of April 
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm
Location: UBCO Gymnasium 
Cost: free with pre-registration


UBCycles Open House  

Celebrate our new UBCycles location by attending our open house! Tour our new space and learn more about UBCycles bike services on campus. The Office of Sustainability, Campus Planning, Workplace Health and Wellbeing (HR), Campus Security and Crimestoppers will also be in attendance to promote active transportation and bike safety on campus. There will be draw prizes and grab and go snacks.

Date: April 14
Location: UBCycles Shop (Nechako 291)
Time: 1:00-3:00pm
Cost: Free

Faculty & Staff Sports Day  

The Annual Faculty & Staff Sports Day is back and returning in person for an afternoon of inclusive and fun activities, hosted by Human Resources and Recreation. Department teams will compete in a variety of physical and intellectual challenges, team building and fun!

Date: May 5
Time: 1:30-3:30pm
Location: UBCO Furnace Gymnasium, Hangar Fitness Centre, and Nonis Field
Cost: Free



Golf Lessons at Okanagan Golf Club   

UBCO Recreation is excited to offer Golf Lessons at the Okanagan Golf Club starting this spring. Group lessons are a great way to learn all aspects of the game with your friends in a fun and relaxing atmosphere.

Dates available:

  • Mondays, April 10 – May 1
  • Wednesdays, April 12 – May 3

Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Location: Okanagan Gold Club, 3200 Via Centrale

  • Students: $100
  • Staff: $125


Orange Theory    

Join UBCO Recreation at Orange Theory! Open to faculty, staff, and students. 

Date: Sunday, April 16 
Time: 1:00-2:00pm
Location: Orange Theory Kelowna, 590 K. L. O. Rd #115 
Cost: $10


Summer Recreation Activities     

Watch our website and social media for other Recreation Programs coming in May! Paddleboarding, Mad Katz Boxing, Kickboxing, Latin Dance, Meditation, Mini-Golf, Rock Climbing and more!