Active Living Memberships
University of Calgary Active Living Facilities are located in the Faculty of Kinesiology, 2500 University Dr. NW
Aug. 25, 2021 update: Active Living facilities will be reopening on September 7, 2021. At this time we are planning on welcoming all members back: UCalgary students, visiting students, UCalgary faculty & staff, alumni, and the general public. See the information on this page for memberships and rates.
Everyone is welcome to sign up for our registered programs through Active Living and the Outdoor Centre.
Contact Active Living Client Services to inquire about memberships: firstname.lastname@example.org
Students are Members
Current UCalgary students already have an All-Access Membership included as part of their tuition fees.
University of Calgary graduates received their first Active Living membership at 50% off the regular alumni rate.
All seniors (age 60+) are eligible to receive a 50% discount on regular membership rates.
UCalgary employees receive a discounted rate and may be able to use their Wellness Spending benefits to cover the cost.
Annual All-Access Membership
Includes access to the Fitness Centre, Racquet Centre, Aquatic Centre, Outdoor Centre Climbing Wall and Bouldering Walls, Olympic Oval and gymnasiums during open recreation hours.
Senior (60+): $325
Senior (60+): $260
Senior (60+): $177.50
Annual Fitness Membership
Includes access to the Fitness Centre, Aquatic Centre, Outdoor Centre Climbing Wall and Bouldering Walls, Olympic Oval and gymnasiums during open recreation hours. (Excludes Racquet Centre access.)
Senior (60+): $270
Senior (60+): $220
Senior (60+): $147.50
Annual Auxiliary Membership
Includes access to the Aquatic Centre, Racquet Centre, Outdoor Centre Climbing and Bouldering Walls, Olympic Oval, and gymnasiums during open recreation time. (Excludes Fitness Centre access.)
Senior (60+): $207.50
Senior (60+): $162.50
Senior (60+): $125
Spring & Summer UCalgary Student Memberships
Full and part-time UCalgary student memberships expire annually on April 30.
UCalgary students can purchase a Spring & Summer membership at a specially reduced rate: only $65 for all of May-August.
A spring membership (May-June) or summer membership (July-August) are also available for a pro-rated price.
Purchase your Spring & Summer membership from Active Living Client Services (KNA 104)
Client Services (KNA 104) lends badminton nets, basketballs, volleyballs and more. An active and valid Unicard is required to borrow equipment.
Racquets for squash, racquetball, tennis and badminton can be rented for $2.50 per day. A rental contract and an active and valid Unicard is required for members. For day pass users, a deposit of $40 cash is required.
All borrowed equipment must remain on campus.
We offer free tours of the University of Calgary Active Living facilities to show you everything you can take advantage of with you membership. Your friendly guide will get you familiar with each area and share insider tips on how to get the most of your visits. Highly recommended!
Call 403.220.6562 to book a tour.
First-time memberships are refundable within the first two weeks, minus a $10 administration fee. After the two-week period, memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable. Exceptions are made for relocation outside of Calgary, injury, accident or work-related leave. Written documentation must be provided.
Have your Unicard with you at all times when accessing the facilities and services. Wristbands are required when accessing the Aquatic Centre, Bouldering Wall, Racquet Centre or Gyms; get a wristband by taking your Unicard to the Active Living Client Services desk (KNA 104), the Fitness Centre desk, or the Outdoor Centre desk. Take your Unicard directly to the Fitness Centre, Climbing Wall and the Olympic Oval.
- A "Family" for the purposes of these passes includes two adults who live in the same household, and their children under 18.
- All the facilities are shared with University of Calgary students
- Age Restrictions:
- Aquatic Centre: During Family Swim Times parents must be within arm's length of children 7 and under. Adult Lane Swimming: swimmers must be 14 and older
- Fitness Centre: must be 17 and older
- Bouldering & Climbing Walls: Under 14 must be directly supervised at all times by a responsible adult, under 7 must keep their hands below the red bouldering line.
- Racquet Centre: All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Faculty & Staff Membership Information
As a University of Calgary staff or faculty member, you will receive discounted rates on Annual Active Living Memberships (see the Membership Rates section above). Enjoy the convenience of world-class facilities right on campus!
Monthly Payroll Deduction
University of Calgary Faculty and Staff can have easy monthly payroll deductions set up for their membership. Ask us about it at 403.220.6562 or email@example.com.
Four Payment Plan
If you prefer, we will break down your annual membership into 4 payments over the first four months of the membership.
Flexible Spending Account
Wellness Spending Account credits may be used to purchase an Active Living Membership. Eligible staff members receive an annual credit allocation for their discretionary use to help support their overall health and wellness. Employees have the choice to allocate those credits to a Non-taxable Health Spending account and/or Taxable Wellness Spending Account.
Employees of the following corporate partners are eligible for special membership rates:
Alberta Health Services
The University of Calgary, in partnership with Alberta Health Services is pleased to offer special membership rates to:
- Alberta Health Services employees
- Staff physicians
- AHS non-staff physicians
All AHS employees and staff physicians will need to register in person and produce their AHS identification at Client Services Office (KNA 104) to receive the special membership rate.
All AHS non-staff physicians will need to register in person and produce their letter of appointment along with personal identification.
Research Park Employees
Employees with offices located in Research Park (located between 40 Ave NW to the North, 32 Ave NW to the South, 37 St. NW to the West and along 33 St NW to the East) are eligible for the Corporate Membership Rates. Employees will need to register in person and bring proof of having an office within the Research Park businesses or buildings.
Please call us for Corporate Membership Rate information or to organize a facility tour:
Membership Services Telephone: 403.220.6562