Active Living Lectures

Lectures from Active Living provides the highest quality learning opportunities to help you on your athletic journey.  Top notch lecturers from the University of Calgary and community partners will share their  knowledge, discoveries, and research, providing you with tools and strategies to help you achieve your goals, whether they be in competition, or on your path to healthy Active Living.



UCTC Aquathlon is back! An aquathlon is a race that has both swimming and running. On May 27, we will host an aquathlon as part of the UCTC program. This will give the athletes a chance to swim 1000 M in the pool, exit the pool, go through transition, and then run their race distance of 5 KM. This event is open to all level athletes. Come to challenge yourself!

Triathlon Swim

Triathlon Swim
Coming W23

In partnership with BÍOS Triathlon, Active Living is happy to announce the return of the student triathlon swim training program.

Novice to experts are welcome. Triathlon is one of the most challenging sports to be involved in. Challenge yourself.

All swim sessions at the University of Calgary Aquatic Centre

Fridays - 7:45pm to 9:00pm (Until May 12th)
Sundays 5:00pm - 6:00pm (Until March 19th
Sundays 9:00am - 10:00am (Until April 16th

In order to participate in the triathlon swim program, there are pre requisites, see the description for more details.  All participants  will have a swim test on the first day.  Please expect up to 6 swimmers per lane.


Youth Triathlon

Winter 2023 Registrations starts November 15.

Join the longest-serving Triathlon program in Canada! Learn proper swimming, biking and running technique from highly trained coaches. We have spin bikes for those who do not have a road bike and trainer. Training develops your aerobic and anaerobic systems to give you a good base for all sports. You will work with other youth at your level, with progression from start up, all the way to national team level training. The goal will be to have you ready to compete in The Kids of Steel Triathlon Series if you’re interested. This program welcomes athletes of all level.

Requirements: Successful completion of skills in Level 6.
Swimmers develop front crawl (25m), learn back crawl (25m) and whip kick on back, learn stride dive and treading water, perform head-first sculling on back, and swim 75 meters continuously.

Important Information for Participants:
Mask Policy: To promote a healthy environment on campus, non-medical face masks must now be worn in all public indoor areas where physical distancing is not possible. Participants will be required to wear a mask up to the start, and after of their activity.

Participants must not attend class if they are sick, or a member of their household is sick, even if symptoms resemble a mild cold. Symptoms to look for include: fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, runny nose, nasal congestion, headache, and a general feeling of being unwell.