UCalgary students are automatic members!
What does that mean?
University of Calgary students have access to fantastic health and recreation facilities. An Active Living membership is included in your general fees. This includes access to the Fitness Centre, Gold Fitness Alcove, Racquet Centre, Aquatic Centre, Outdoor Centre Climbing Wall and Bouldering Walls, Olympic Oval, and gymnasiums, plus, special events and deals.
Your membership run concurrent with each semester you are registered in:
Fall: September 1 - December 31
Winter: January 1 - April 30
Spring: May 1 - June 30
Summer: July 1 - August 31
Your facilities include:
- Large fitness facility with weights and cardio equipment
- Jack Simpson Gym running track
- Racquetball and Squash Courts
- Aquatic Centre
- Open recreation time in UCalgary gymnasiums
- Access to the Olympic Oval for running and skating
- The Outdoor Centre’s Climbing Wall and Bouldering Wall
Spring & Summer UCalgary Student Memberships
Full and part-time UCalgary student winter 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)
Frequently Asked Questions
Where are the facilities?
Your fitness facilities are located in the Faculty of Kinesiology.
Fitness Centre & track:
Pool Change rooms:
Racquet Centre: enter near KNA 172
Outdoor Centre: KNB 185
How do I enter the facilities?
First, visit Client Services (KNA 104) with your UCID Card to activate your membership.
To use the Fitness Centre, Jack Simpson track or the Olympic Oval, scan your UCID Card.
To access the Aquatic Centre, Racquet Centre, Gymnastics Centre, Bouldering Wall or open gyms, show your card to Client Services (KNA 104) to get a wristband.
To access Outdoor Centre Climbing Wall, check in at KNB 185.
Can my family become members?
Families can be added to your account for $121.80 (GST included) per 4-month semester, no pro-rating. You may apply for a reduced price with this form.
Note: Please check each facility for age restrictions if you are adding children to your membership.
What about lockers?
Active Living provides 25¢ coin lockers for day-use. The money goes into maintaining the lockers and subsidizes programs for students. Some lockers are available for semester rental.
Intamurals and Rec Sports
Intramural sports and recreational sports clubs are a great way to meet people and get involved in campus life. The Intramurals guide is included in the back of the Active Living program guide, available across campus.
Basketballs, volleyballs, and badminton nets are available from Client Services (KNA 104). You can also rent racquets for a fee. An active and valid Unicard card is required to borrow equipment. All borrowed equipment must remain on campus.