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February is Move UBC month! This month-long initiative aims to increase physical activity and reduce the amount of time students, faculty, staff and the UBC community spend being inactive. Small changes can lead to big impacts!

Check out the featured Move UBC events below. Visit the Move UBC calendar to learn more about other events happening on campus.

Move UBC Calendar


Every Wednesday during the month of February, wear your activewear and get a free drop-in to the Hangar Fitness Centre, Group Fitness Classes or open-gym time!

Move UBC Kick-Off: Glow Roll/Run/Walk

Join UBCO Recreation for a Glow Roll, Run or Walk and help us celebrate the kick-off of Move UBC Month with a 3 km roll/run/walk on campus. Glow sticks will be provided

Date: February 1

Time: 6 – 8 pm

Location: Outside the 2nd level entrance of the gym

Cost: Free


Move UBC: Indoor Lawn Games

All students, staff and faculty are welcome to stop by the Ballroom from noon to 1:30 pm on Fridays during February to play some indoor Lawn Games. The Move U Crew will be facilitating the event and available to answer any questions you may have about Move UBC, getting physically active and how to incorporate more activity into your day.

Date: February 2, 9 and 16

Time: Noon to 1:30 pm

Location: UNC Ballroom (UNC 200)

Cost: Free

No registration is required.

Move UBC: Virtual Webinar – Exploring the Relationship between Body Image and Movement

Join us for a virtual workshop on Exploring the Relationships between Body Image and Movement hosted by CAYA Health Centre Founders, Registered Dietician, Stephanie Dang (she/her) and Registered Clinical Counsellor, Dr. Veronica Li (she/her) for a workshop on diet-culture, fitness culture, body image, self-criticism, perfectionism and the impacts on self-esteem and movement.

Date: February 6

Time: 11 am – 12 pm

Location: Virtual

Cost: Free


Move UBC: Glow Yoga

Join UBCO Recreation for an energizing yoga flow in the dark.

Please bring your own mat, as these won’t be provided, and a water bottle. Glow sticks will be provided. Doors open at 6:30 pm and yoga starts at 7 pm.

Date: February 15

Time: 6:30 – 8 pm

Location: UNC Ballroom (UNC 200)

Cost: Free



Welcome Back Sydney!

Sydney was away on a Go-Global Exchange first semester and we are excited to have her back in the Studios.

Tuesday at 4:15-5:00pm (Spin 45), Wednesday 4:15-5:00pm (Spin 45), Thursday 12:45-1:15 (Spin 30), Friday 4:10-5:00pm (Spin & Strength) and Sunday 12:00-1:00pm (Spin & Stretch).

Welcome to Tania to the UBCO Recreation Group Fitness Staff.

We are so excited to have Tania join our team and provide great workout programs for our members. Come and check out her classes on Monday at 4:10-4:50pm (Full Body Strength) and Saturday at 10:00-11:00am (Full Body Sweat).

Personal Training

Did you know that we offer personal training at the Hangar? Pick from any of our personal training packages with our amazing trainers, or visit the Hangar on Tuesdays, Wednsdays and Thursdays from 12-3 pm to see Richard. He is on-site to help with your workout needs or to lend a hand if you need a spot. More information here!

Group Training with Lachlan or Reese

Need some extra motivation and want to workout with your friends. Group Training is available for 2-4 participants. Personal Trainers will make sure you stay on task and enjoy your workout with friends.

For more information, visit the Customer Service Desk in the lower hangar or email


Intramural Sports Lottery Registration Term 2, Season 2

SAVE THE DATE! February 1 - 11. Team and individual options are available for basketball, futsal, volleyball and dodgeball. More information

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Scorch's Hoopfest

A 3 vs 3 open basketball tournament with teams playing a minimum of 3 games. Team costumes/uniforms are encouraged!

Date: Sunday, March 3

Cost: $15/person

Registration Coming Soon!

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Scorch’s Spike & Smash Volleyfest

A mixed volleyball tournament for all skill levels. Costumes encouraged!

Date: March 15/16

Cost: $15

Registration Coming Soon!

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Scorch’s Pickleball Tournament

Scorch’s Pickleball Tournament is open format. Register as a team of 2 for some fun pickleball action in the Furnace. All games will be played in the UBCO Gymnasium.

Date: March 24, 2024

Cost: $20.00 per person

Registration Coming Soon!

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Skiing & Snowboarding

Telemark Nordic Club

Night Skiing opens from 4-8pm. Day Ski opens at 1-5pm.

Register with the link below to reserve your spot and all passes and rentals will be purchased at the hill. Snowshoeing is available for all UBCO Ski Days.


  • Feb 1 Night
  • Feb 11 Day
  • Feb 16 Night
  • March 2 Day
  • March 7 Night
  • March 13 Night

Cost: Skiing: Night Pass: $5.00 , Day Pass: $9.00 , Rentals $11.00 , Classic $13.00

Snowshoeing: Day or Night Pass $5.00 , Rentals $8.00


Sovereign Lake Nordic Club

Night Skiing opens from 4-8pm. Day Ski Opens from 8am-4pm. You need to purchase your Ski Pass online and use the discount code: UBCO-DayTicket(24) 


  • Feb 1 Night
  • Feb 10 Day
  • Feb 25 Day
  • Feb 29 Night
  • March 10 Day

Cost: Rentals $5.00


Big White Ski Day

Register for the Bus or No Bus option to get to the hill. UBCO Ski Day is the best way to enjoy a day of skiing with your friends! Register early to secure your spot. 

Date: Febrary 3 (Registration Closes January 29) or March 9, 2024 (Registration Closes March 4)

Costs: $25 Bus Ticket, $88.00 Lift Ticket, $55.00 Rentals or $67.00 Lesson Package available for Big White Ski Day.

Feb Registration

March Registration


Enjoy a full day of affordable fun at SilverStar Ski Resort!

Date: Saturday March 16

Costs: $25 Bus Ticket, $70 Lift Tickets, $45 Rentals (ski or snowboard and helmet), $45 1/2 Day Lesson Only (does not include equipment)

These prices can’t be beat and are only available when purchased in advance through UBC Recreation.

Registration Deadline: March 11