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December 2023 

In this issue:

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  •  December & January Hours have now be posted - check out our website for our hours of operation during exams and over the Winter Break.

  • December Food for Fitness - During the month of December, bring in a non-perishable food item in exchange for admission into the Hangar Fitness Centre, a Group Fitness Class or a Drop-in at the Gymnasium. Bring your non-perishable food item to the Customer Service desk to make your donation.

    Food for Fitness is a food drive brought to you by UBCO Recreation and Pantry: a student food bank. All food items donated during Food for Fitness will be donated to Pantry. Click here to learn more about Pantry and food insecurity.

  • UBCO Recreation Affordability Fund - UBCO Recreation is launching a new student affordability fund to help students experiencing financial barriers to participate in off-campus programming! Students can apply by filling out a quick application to receive a one-time use coupon to apply to the off-campus program of their choice. Learn more here!


Cornhole Intramural League

open to all students, staff and faculty

Dates: Sundays, January 14-February 11

Time: 4-8pm

Cost: $15

Location: Gym Mezzanine

Registration will close January 9th

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Curling Intramural League

Open to all students, staff and faculty

Dates: Sundays, January 21-Februray 11 and March 3-24

Time: 5-7pm

Cost: $15

Location: Kelowna Curling Club

Registration will close January 16th

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Register and Play Volleyball

Dates: January 11-February 15

Time: 5:00-6:30pm

Cost: $15

Location: Gymnasium South Court

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CFES Group Fitness Training Course

Coming in January! Want to become a group fitness instructor, now is your chance. Join Maria as she teaches the practical skill and professional ethics required to be a successful group fitness instructor.

Dates: January 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28

Location: Hangar Fitness Centre


12 Days of Fitmas

Starts December 1-12

Complete 6 of 12 Group Fitness Classes or Lululemon Mirror Workouts to be entered for prizes.



SpinCo. Student Day

UBCO Recreation has partnered with SpinCo Kelowna to get you moving! Come and try something new!

Dates & Times:

  • December 6, 7:00pm

Location: SpinCo Kelowna, 410 Bernard Ave

Cost: $12


Learn to Curl

Curling is a fascinating sport that is played on ice and combines balance, skill and strategy. It is a great sport for people of all ages and abilities, as well as a fun team building opportunity. Curling is regarded as a very social sport. Come and learn the skills of curling with UBCO Recreation. We are excited to provide 4 weeks of lessons which will include the basics of curling and how to play. You will have a chance to play mini-games so you will have a better understanding of the game.

Dates: Jan 21, 28 Feb 4 & 11

Times: 5:00-7:00pm

Cost: $20.00/person


Learn to Play Squash

UBCO Recreation is excited to bring back our UBCO Learn to Play Squash program in partnership with Squash BC and Global Fitness & Racquet Centre.

Program includes 4 weeks of lessons with a certified squash instructor, equipment rentals, 4 week membership & Squash BC Recreational Membership.

When: January18, 25, Feb 1 & 8

Time: 6:30-7:30pm or 7:45pm-8:45pm

Location: Global Fitness & Racquet Centre, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Cost: $60.00

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