UCalgary Active Living

We are BACK!

Register now for fall Fitness Classes, kids programs, Intramurals and Rec Sports, Outdoor Centre programs, skating and swimming lessons, and more. 

Book to access the Fitness Centre, Gold Fitness Alcove or Racquet Centre. 

*NEW* FREE Student Wellness Series is here!

Students, register now for the Fall 2021 Student Wellness Series! 

Participation is absolutely FREE! 

Challenge yourself physically with high intensity classes, or take a well-deserved mental break with guided Yoga and meditation, plus much more. With a different theme each class, there's something for everyone.

Limited space. Advanced registration required. 

Oct 27

Student Wellness Series - FREE Small Group Circuit Training

Time: 4 - 4:55 p.m.

Location: Gold Gym

Nov 17

Student Wellness Series - FREE Yoga

Time: 4 - 4:55 p.m.

Location: Gold Gym

Dec 8

Student Wellness Series - FREE Group Meditation 

Time: 4 - 4:55 p.m.

Location: Gold Gym

Are you you ready the activate your wellness routine? Register today for the FREE Student Wellness Series!

Active Living is BACK!

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Get in the action with a whole array of sports leagues and clubs. Try Intramurals newest sport - touch Rugby!

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Fitness Classes

In person Group Fitness is back this fall. Register for yoga, low impact circuits, spin, full body HIIT workouts, and more. Classes start Sept. 13, 2021.

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Skating & Hockey

Skating at the Oval is back! Registration is open for fall skating & hockey programs for kids and adults.


We are leading the way to healthy active living

Active Living is part of the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. As one of the most diverse recreation providers based on a North American campus, Active Living combines UCalgary campus recreation, health and wellness programs, youth and community programming.

We operate several recreation facilities on campus: Fitness Centre, NEW Gold Fitness Alcove, Aquatic Centre, Gymnastics Centre, Racquet Centre, and the Climbing and Bouldering Walls at the Outdoor Centre. We strive to promote lifelong active living for all.


Everyone is welcome! Learn more about our public and alumni memberships

Personal Training session program


You don't need a membership to sign up for one of our great programs. From health and fitness to sports activities and kids programs, you might just discover a new interest. Current COVID-19 restrictions may apply.

Aquatic Centre Facility


Members of the public are welcome to visit the UCalgary Aquatic Centre, Fitness Centre, Racquet Centre, Gymnastics Centre, climbing and bouldering walls, and Olympic Oval. Current COVID-19 restrictions may apply.

Bouldering wall


Choose one of our affordable membership options for yourself or your family. Discounts available for UCalgary alumni, staff and faculty members, as well as seniors. Current COVID-19 restrictions may apply.

Need to speak to the Active Living Client Services desk? Call 403.220.7749 Client Services phone lines will be open Monday - Friday 9 am - 12 pm and 3 pm - 6 pm / Saturday - Sunday 11 am - 2 pm

Get into Mini University fun year-round

Mini University is now offering year-round programming! Register now for one of our top-attended programs. Registration is limited.

The University of Calgary offers some of the best summer camps around. Lucky for you, there's no need to wait until summer to get a taste. Mini U is has fall and winter programming, and Winter Break and Spring Break camps pack all your summer favourites into one week.

Minds in Motion Workshops

Is your school or organization looking for curricular connecting STEM workshops for your students? Minds in Motion is offering free-of-cost STEM workshops both virtually and in-person for kindergarten to grade 12 classrooms.

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Experience nature with the Outdoor Centre

The Outdoor Centre, part of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Active Living at the University of Calgary, has been renting gear and teaching outdoor skills to the public for more than 40 years. 

Find everything you need for your next adventure in one place.