UCalgary Active Living

Recreation programs and facilities open to the public

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, 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.

The best fitness deal this winter break

There isn't a better time to try a new workout class at the University of Calgary. 

$10 per class. Runs December 9-20, 2019, and January 2-10, 2020.

Purchase drop-in tickets at Active Living Client Services (KNA 104) and present the ticket to the instructor at the beginning of class. 

Winter Program Guides Now Available

Browse a digital version of our guides online:

Active Living  |  Active Kids

Or browse our programs through our new, easy-to-navigate website. Now, it's simple to find the program you're looking for by clicking through our categories.

Public Welcome

Our recreation programs and facilities are open to everyone. We have options for children, adults and seniors, as well as many options for those with special needs. 

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.

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.

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.

Need to speak to the Active Living Client Services desk? Call 403.220.5029

Snowshoeing with the UCalgary Outdoor Centre

Experience nature with the UCalgary Outdoor Centre

The Outdoor Centre, part of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Active Living, has been renting gear and teaching outdoor skills for over 40 years. 

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

Learn to skate program at UCalgary

Don't forget about your $25 Active Living student credit

Students get a $25 credit to use towards Active Living programs and Outdoor Centre rentals. Talk to Client Services to apply your credit when you register for fitness classes, swimming lessons, skating programs and more! 

See more student perks from Active Living