UCalgary Active Living
UPDATE - NOVEMBER 24, 2020
As of Friday, November 27, all fall season on-site group fitness programs, aquatic programs, intramural sports, racquet centre and recreational sports will be cancelled in accordance with new AHS guidelines. Our Fitness Centre remains open to all students and fall pass clients, and all virtual fitness programs will continue as scheduled. More details to follow.
Active Living Statement
UPDATE - NOVEMBER 24, 2020
As of Friday, November 27, all fall season on-site group fitness programs, aquatic programs, intramural sports, racquet centre and recreational sports will be cancelled in accordance with new AHS guidelines. Our Fitness Centre remains open to all students and fall pass clients. All virtual fitness programs will continue as scheduled. More details to follow.
PARKING UPDATE: Lot 9 is closed until further notice. Please use Lot #11 View Map Sorry for any inconvenience.
Our facilities and staff have incorporated new safety guidelines and are now ready to welcome back our community for registered programming. There is currently no drop-in availability for our Fitness Centre, Racquet Centre, Aquatics Centre, gymnasiums, or the Climbing/Bouldering Wall, all visits must be part of a registered program. Check out our offerings on the right.
At this time Active Living and the Faculty of Kinesiology would like to welcome University of Calgary students to the Fitness Centre. Staff and faculty can also access the Fitness Centre with the purchase of a Fall 2020 Staff Pass.
If you have any questions about your facility access or membership status, please visit the FAQ section. If you would rather work out from your home or office, check out our virtual fitness programs here.
Tips for visiting Active Living
- Masks must be worn in common areas of UCalgary. Read the mask policy here.
- Change rooms and locker rooms are not available. Exceptions are made for Aquatic Centre programs that may access the change rooms (showers are closed).
- Drop-in opportunities are not available.
- Bring your own water bottle – while you can fill your bottle, water fountains are not available.
- When you register for a program, we will supply you with new safety guidelines. Please review them carefully prior to your visit.
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.
Our programs and facilities are operating in a limited capacity at this time.
Need to speak to the Active Living Client Services desk? Call 403.220.5029
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