Fitness in Residence

Black female yoga teacher speaking to her yoga students

We’re offering free small group fitness, yoga, zumba and boot camp sessions in residence this term. If you live in UBC Student Housing, these sessions are for you!

Schedule (Jan 10–Apr 16, 2024)

What you need to know

  • No registration required. Just come on by!*
  • Sessions are typically 45 minutes to 1 hour
  • Sessions are led by an instructor.
  • For yoga: please bring your own mat.
  • No classes on stat holidays and their adjacent weekends; schedule subject to change without notice.

*Small Group Fitness sessions are limited to eight people, so arrive early to secure a spot.

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Small Group Fitness Sessions

Residents from any residence community operated by UBC Student Housing can attend these sessions. Learn to use the Student Housing Fitness Facilities while building friendships and connecting with your community! Every week, UBC Recreation’s friendly and knowledgeable Personal Trainers lead small groups through full-body workouts, ensuring good form and proper technique. Participants learn to use the fitness equipment safely and develop basic fitness knowledge and confidence. Stay active, increase your energy, and feel productive. Appropriate for all fitness levels.

Tuesday

Location: qʷta:yθən leləm̓ Fitness Room
Time: 7 pm

Wednesday

No classes on Feb 28 and Mar 27

Location: Totem Park Fitness Room
Time: 7:30 pm

Saturday

No classes on Feb 17 and Mar 30

Location: Ponderosa Commons Fitness Room*
Time: 11 am

*Also no class on Jan 27

Sunday

No classes on Feb 18 and Mar 31

Location: Acadia Park Fitness Room
Time: 10:30 am

Yoga Sessions

Residents from any residence community operated by UBC Student Housing can attend these sessions.

Tuesday

Location: Totem Park Ballroom
Time: 7 pm

Location: Walter Gage Isabel Mac Room
Time: 7:30 pm

Wednesday

No classes on Feb 28 and Mar 27

Location: Acadia Park Activity Room
Time: 7 pm

Location: Marine Drive Ballroom*
Time: 7 pm

*No class on Jan 24

Thursday

Location: Orchard Commons Activity Room
Time: 6 pm

Location: qʷta:yθən leləm̓ Fitness Room
Time: 7:30 pm
Cancelled until further notice

Sunday

No classes on Feb 18 or Mar 31

Location: Acadia Park Activity Room
Time: 9 am

Location: Ponderosa Commons Studio
Time: 11 am

NEW: Zumba Sessions

Residents from any residence community operated by UBC Student Housing can attend these sessions.

Tuesday

Location: Acadia Park Activity Room
Time: 6:30 pm

NEW: Boot Camp Sessions

Residents from any residence community operated by UBC Student Housing can attend these sessions.

Thursday

Location: Walter Gage Isabel Mac Room
Time: 6 pm

Saturday

No classes on Feb 17 and Mar 30

Location: Marine Drive Ballroom*
Time: 10 am

*No class on Jan 27

Additional info

Do I need to register?

Nope! All classes are drop-in.

Please note that classes have a limited number of people per session, depending on the size of the room they’re being held in. Arrive early to secure a spot.

Will I be the only newbie?

Don’t know how to downward dog? Don’t worry, our awesome instructors will be there to help you, so don’t feel lost!

What should I wear/bring?

  • Dress in comfortable workout clothes and athletic shoes.
  • Bring a water bottle—fill up right from the tap.
  • For yoga: bring your own mat and, if you have them, yoga blocks.

Which sessions can I attend?

Residents from any residence area operated by UBC Student Housing can attend any session.