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University of Calgary Calendar 2011-2012 Student Services Campus Recreation
Campus Recreation

As a University of Calgary Student, you are automatically an ‘all-access’ member of Calgary’s largest and most complete recreation facility. You pay for this membership with a fee that is assessed with your tuition. Students can also purchase family memberships at special student rates.

You can find complete, detailed information about our facilities and programs (including intramural sports and open recreation time) online at www.ucalgaryrecreation.ca, or by calling 403.220.6942 (24 hours). Look for program guides from our Health and Recreation programs unit, Intramural Sports and Sports Clubs and Outdoor Centre in display racks located around campus.


Our giant Fitness Centre features free weights, weight machines, cardio equipment, a Super Circuit and a six lane, 200 meter indoor track. Certified staff are available for fitness appraisals, fitness and nutrition counseling, and customized programs.

We have the largest Racquet Centre in Calgary with squash, racquetball badminton and tennis courts. Students pay no court fees.

Our Aquatic Centre boasts an Olympic sized pool. Aquatic instruction and certification is available for adults, children and youth. The Aquatic Centre hires new lifeguards on a regular basis.

The Outdoor Centre offers equipment rental and a fantastic range of outdoor recreational and instructional programs for summer and winter activities. The “OC” also features a giant, indoor climbing wall, specifically designed for climbing instruction.


Participate in a number of fun team sports with our Intramural Sports program. You can register as part of a team or as an individual. Most sports are offered at both competitive and recreational levels, allowing all skill levels the ability to participate and compete.

The Campus Recreation Sport Club program provides opportunities for instruction, competition, and fun, with a variety of activities for all levels of skill.

The Health and Recreation Centre offers a wide variety of programs from health and wellness, to recreation programs and certifications. Instruction is offered in fitness, first aid and CPR, pre-hospital care, skating, swimming, court sports and many more.

If you have children, we offer gymnastics, swimming, skating, court sports, outdoor activities and Karate programs for all ages from pre- school to teens. We are also one of Calgary’s largest summer camp providers with a huge range of camps for every kind of kid or teen.

Telephone: 403.220.7749
Website: http://www.ucalgaryrecreation.ca
Location: Kinesiology Complex