UCalgary Fitness Centre

The University of Calgary Fitness Centre offers many programs and services designed to encourage healthy participation in a variety of activities. The goal for the Fitness Centre is to provide an opportunity for participants to improve or maintain their health and vitality through activities and programs.

Access to the Fitness Centre is included in both the All Access membership and Fitness Centre membership options.

    personal trainer consulting with client

    Our space

    With over 3750mof space, the Fitness Centre has something for everyone, including:

    University of Calgary Fitness Centre weights and cardio

    Equipment

    A wide range of cardio equipment, weight machines and free weight equipment

    Running track

    6 lane, 240m running track

    Circuit training area

    Upstairs super circuit and separate area with functional training equipment

    Wheelchair access

    A variety of wheelchair accessible equipment, with an elevator to the second floor


    Fitness Programs

    In addition, the Fitness Centre has a number of programs: personal and small group training, rehabilitation fitness classes, and other favourites such as yoga and spin classes. Our friendly staff are always available to answer questions or help make your Fitness Centre experience the best it can be.

    Personal Training

    Our friendly certified trainers are ready to help build a fitness plan that fits you. 

    Discounted rates for UCalgary students and Active Living members.

    Group Fitness

    Find a class to suit what moves you. We offer group fitness, yoga, fitness rehabilitation, weight management programs and more.

    Programs are open to the general public.

    Running Track

    The upper level running track is periodically closed for special events, such as convocation ceremonies held in the Jack Simpson gymnasium.


    Your ABC's when coming to the Fitness Centre

    Appropriate footwear

    Please bring clean, close-toed indoor shoes

    Bags are not permitted

    Please leave them outside of the Fitness Centre in the change room.

    UCID card

    Scan your University of Calgary ID card at the Fitness Centre entrance to gain access.

    Stretching in the UCalgary Fitness Centre

    Fitness Centre Hours

    T: 403.220.5185


    FALL & WINTER

    Monday - Thursday  
    6:00 am - 10:30 pm

    Friday   
    6:00 am - 9:30 pm

    Saturday - Sunday  
    8:00 am - 8:30 pm

    Weekday peak hours 
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm  |  4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    HOLIDAY HOURS

    Tuesday, Dec 24
    Closed

    Wednesday, Dec 25  
    Closed

    Thursday, Dec 26
    Closed

    Dec 27 - Dec 30
    10:00 am - 5:30 pm

    Tuesday, Dec 31
    Closed

    Wednesday, Jan 1
    Closed

    Thursday, Jan 2
    Regular winter hours resume

    SPRING & SUMMER

    Monday - Thursday
    6:00 am - 10:00 pm

    Friday
    6:00 am - 8:30 pm

    Saturday & Sunday
    8:00 am - 5:30 pm

    Weekday peak hours
    noon - 1:00 pm  |  7:00 - 8:00 pm


    Gym orientations

    FREE Gym Orientations

    Never been to the Fitness Centre but want to see what it’s all about? Thinking about beginning an exercise program but don’t know where to start? Kick the year off with confidence by attending one of our FREE gym orientations.

    During the weekday orientations, our team will introduce you to the Fitness Centre basics and answer any questions you may have. Get a guided tour of all the equipment and programs we have to offer and learn tips, tricks and etiquette on how to become gym-savvy.

    If you're looking for a more comprehensive orientation, come to one of our weekend orientations where a certified Personal Trainer will not only guide you through the gym basics, but they will teach you how to use various machines and demonstrate some common exercises. 

    No registration necessary — ask at the Fitness Centre front desk at any time.