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August 2023 

In this issue:

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  • Academic Year Memberships available for purchase starting August 15th

    • Purchase your academic year membership online and activate it at the Customer Service Desk starting August 15th.

  • Lockers and Towels 

    • Lockers rentals and towel service are available now! Reserve your locker by visiting the Customer Service Desk!

  • Look out for more programs starting in September!

    • Free Fitness Week

    • SpinCo X UBCO Classes

    • The Dirty Dash September 22nd

    • Learn to Crossfit

    • CFES Group Fitness Training

    • Learn to Spring Board Dive


Group Fitness Classes

Check out our August Fitness schedule below. 

Location: Lower Hangar Fitness Centre

Cost: Must have a valid Hangar membership or the purchase of a day pass.

New Instructor Classes :

August 10 & 15 Bootcamp with Madi @ 12:00pm FREE

August 21 Yoga with Fatima @5:00pm FREE


Mark your calendars for FREE FITNESS WEEK – Sept 11-17th.

Come and check-out new classes and instructors.

Personal Training Available for the month of August.

Are you looking to get ready for next semester or need a new workout plan, stop by the Customer Service Desk for Personal Training information.

Fitness Schedule


UBCycles Bike Rentals

Summer is here and UBCycles has got you covered for all of your riding essentials. UBCycles is providing tune ups and bike rentals for you to start summer riding. Enjoy the outdoors by riding on some trails or in the sunshine this summer.

Location: Nechako 291

Bike Rental Cost: $20 daily, $40 weekly, or $60 monthly

Learn More


Boxing & Fitness 

Join UBCO Recreation in partnership with MadKatz Boxing for 5 weeks of boxing lessons!

This class will introduce the participants to the requirements of the sport of boxing. Hand-eye coordination drills, strength conditioning, cardio conditioning, core and the basic skills of boxing will all be incorporated in a fast-paced high energy workout.

Dates available: 

  • Tuesdays, August 1- August 29

Time: 7:15-8:30pm

Location: Mad Katz Boxing, 1934 Evergreen Ct #3

Cost: $55


Golf Lessons 

Join UBCO Recreation in partnership with Okanagan Golf Club for golf lessons this summer! 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, August 28 - September 18

Time: 6:00-7:00pm

Location: The Okanagan Golf Club, 3200 Via Centrale


  • $110.00 for students
  • $137.00 for staff and community


Stand-Up Paddle Board Lessons

UBCO Recreation has partnered with the Kelowna Paddle Centre to offer this unique experience for UBCO Students.

This session will offer 3 weeks of Paddle Board lessons and includes equipment rental and a life jacket. This price is only available when purchased in advance through UBCO Recreation. There are limited spots available so sign up today!

Dates: Sundays, August 13 - 27 and September 10, 17 and 24

Time: 12:00-1:30pm

Location: Kelowna Paddle Centre, 3020 Abbott St

Cost: $55 for students or $75 for staff and faculty


Intro to Rock Climbing

Join UBCO Recreation in partnership with Beyond the Crux climbing gym for rock climbing lessons this summer! Lessons are running on multiple week nights so choose a day of the week that works with your schedule and come join us for 4 weeks of lessons!


  • Fridays, August 11 - September 1
  • Mondays, August 14 - September 4

Time: 6:30 - 8:00pm

Location: Beyond the Crux Climbing Gym, 685 Finns Rd #5

Cost: $55


Falcons Baseball

Enjoy some summer fun watching Kelowna's Falcons! Tickets for these local baseball games can be purchased at the Customer Service Desk in the gym.


August 2, 3 vs Kamloops

August 4, 5, 6 vs Wenatchee

Location: Elks Stadium, Kelowna

Cost: $20 per ticket (includes admission, drink and hot dog)

Learn More

SilverStar Downhill Bike Day

First time ever, UBCO Recreation partners with SilverStar for a Downhill Bike Day. Downhill Day Tickets include unlimited access to the Comet Chair & Gondola for Downhill biking as well as all XC Trails.
Lift access from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm daily.

Dates: August 19th

Day Tickets: $70.00

Pre-registration required. No transportation available.

Contact SilverStar if you need bike rentals for the day!

Learn More

Learn to Cross-Fit with Cross-Fit FYP.

UBCO Recreation is excited to partner with Cross-Fit FYP. Learn the Fundamentals of movement with CrossFit specific exercises and how it can improve all areas of your life. 

Dates: Mondays and Wednesdays, September 18 - October 25

Times: 6:45-7:45

Location: Cross-Fit FYP, 710 Stremel Rd #2

Cost: $225


Dirty Dash 2023

Back in September!

Gather your friends, bring your game face and prepare to get dirty!

Dates: September 22nd

Cost: $25 per team