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About Us

Welcome to UCalgary Active Living

Leading the way to healthy 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.

University of Calgary Students are automatic all-access members

Learn more about our programs and memberships

Facebook: @ucalgaryactive

Instagram: @ucalgaryactive @ucalgaryactivekids 

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Active Living staff photo 2019

Questions? Visit our Client Services desk at KNA 104, or call 403-220-7749

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Social Media

You can find us on...

Facebook @UCActiveLiving 

Instagram @UCalgaryActive


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Job Opportunities

The best place to work on campus! We hire hundreds of students every year.

Trainer and client at University of Calgary fitness centre

Mission, Vision, Values

Why we do all that we do.