UCalgary Active Living

UPDATE - March 2, 2021

With the most recent changes to the provincial guidelines, we are currently evaluating our programs and making a plan to safely reopen to the public. We look forward to welcoming our community back for the Spring session; please stay tuned for updates.

At this time, with the exception of Aquatics, our in-person programming and Fitness Centre remain closed. 

Programs Currently Available

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Minds in Motion Virtual Clubs

We are now offering a series of remote club opportunities to help keep your kids engaged in their Science and Technology learning.

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Virtual Fitness Classes

If you are registering for a program that has already started, please email us after registration so that we can send you recordings of any classes that you have missed.

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Aquatic Programs

Our aquatic bookings will reopen on March 1, 2021 in accordance with recent AHS requirements.

Active Living Statement

UPDATE - March 2, 2021

With the most recent changes to the provincial guidelines, we are currently evaluating our programs and making a plan to safely reopen to the public. We look forward to welcoming our community back for the Spring session; please stay tuned for updates.

At this time, with the exception of Aquatics, our in-person programming and Fitness Centre remain closed. 

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.

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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.

Public

Our programs and facilities are operating in a limited capacity at this time.

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Programs

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.

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Facilities

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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Memberships

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 Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9am-3pm

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.


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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.