UCalgary Active Living

Register now for winter 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. 

FREE Student Wellness Series

Students, register now for the Winter 2022 Student Wellness Series! 

Participation is absolutely FREE! 

With a different theme each class, there's something for everyone.

Limited space. Advanced registration required. 

Jan 26

Student Wellness Series - FREE Functional Core Class (online) 

Time: 4 - 4:45 p.m.

Location: Online

Feb 16

Student Wellness Series - FREE Student Skate at Bowness Park
Free skate rentals and an optional skating lesson. 

Time: 4 - 5:30 p.m.

Location: Bowness Park

Mar 16

Student Wellness Series - FREE Learn to Float

Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Location: UCalgary Aquatic Centre 

Apr 6

Student Wellness Series - FREE Guided Meditation (online or in-person) 

Time: 4 - 4:55 p.m.

Location: TBA

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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UCalgary students are members!

Visit Client Services (KNA104) with your UCID, COVID-19 vaccine record and government issued ID to activate your membership.


Leading the way to healthy active living

We want to help you activate your health and wellness routine! Active Living provides inclusive, quality programming and educational experiences that promote and encourage lifelong active living for all. 

  • Workout at the Fitness Centre or NEW Gold Fitness Alcove
  • Lane swim, take lessons and more at the Aquatic Centre
  • Play squash or racquetball at the Racquet Centre
  • Explore new heights at the Climbing and Bouldering Walls 
  • Skate at the Oval
  • Register for one of our health and wellness programs, like yoga, indoor cycling or High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT).
  • Go on an outdoor adventure with the Outdoor Centre. 
  • Plus, so much more!

Students are members, staff, faculty and alumni get discounted membership rates and we're open to the public. We have programs for everyone from toddlers to seniors. 

Active Living is part of the Faculty of Kinesiology, visit us at KNA104 for more information. 


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.

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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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Marathon Training and Learn to Run Lecture Series

Calling all endurance athletes!

After a wildly successful first series last spring,  the University of Calgary's Active Living Department brings you a lecture series, available for anyone interested in taking their training to a new level.  

Top-notch speakers from the University of Calgary and Sport industry will deliver key information to help you gain the competitive advantage in your sport.  

Runners, triathletes, cross-country skiers, cyclists - will all benefit from these current and informative sessions

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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.