About Us

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Active Living staff photo 2019

Welcome to UCalgary Active Living

Excite. Educate. Empower. Active Living

Active Living, part of the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary, provides health and wellness programs, facilities, and educational opportunities that encourage lifelong active living for all. 

Our programs are open to students, staff, faculty and the public, and include health and fitness programs like group fitness classes and personal training, aquatic and First Aid certifications, sport programs, kids' programs, and the highly popular University of Calgary Summer Camps. The Outdoor Centre is also part of Active Living and has been renting gear and teaching outdoor skills for more than 45 years. 

Each year hundreds of thousands of students, staff and community members check-in to our facilities including the Outdoor Centre climbing and bouldering walls, Gymnastics Centre, Aquatic Centre with Olympic-sized pool, Fitness Centre with 200m track, a functional fitness and circuit workout space we call the Gold Fitness Alcove, Canada’s largest university Racquet Centre, five gymnasiums and the Olympic Oval.

Questions? Call 403-220-7749 or see our contact page.

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Our Mission, Vision, Values

Why we do all that we do. See what drives us, motivates us, and what we hope to achieve. 

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