News and Promotions
ISC Gym Closed for Vikes Nation Dodge in the Dark
The ISC Gym will be closed from 4:30pm to 7pm on Friday March 7th for 'Dodge in the Dark'. During this time Open Recreation is available in the Fieldhouse or McKinnon Gym.
Vikes Nation Dodge in the Dark – March 7th at ISC (5-7pm)
Dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge...in the dark! Vikes Nation is pleased to bring you GLOW-IN-THE-DARK DODGEBALL... in support of sustainability on campus! We will be supplying glow-paint, glow sticks, glowing dodgeballs, black lights, and TONS of prizes. AND..all the great beats will be provided by DJ Teaganbear ! This is an official Vikes Nation Event so you know it's going to be awesome. Facebook Event Info
Vikes Nation Racquetlon – March 15th, 16th at ISC
Get your racquet on with Vikes Nation's Racquetlon! Play badminton, squash, tennis, and table tennis all in a two-day tournament at the Ian Stewart Complex (ISC). Play in either the competitive or recreational division for either doubles or singles. All games are played rally point style to a set score with the composite scores from all four events added up to determine a winner. Players will be guaranteed a minimum of three games with the final on Sunday evening. The winner of the open division will get a trophy along with a prize pack from Courtside Sports. Facebook Event Info
Entry fee is only $10 and you will receive a Vikes Nation "I'm IN" t-shirt, entry into the tournament, at least 3 games, the chance to win some great prizes, and more.
Register at McKinnon Gym, ISC or online
Golf at Cordova Bay
Come into ISC at and you can buy a pass for only $30 to play Cordova Bay Golf Course! Tee times may be booked up to 7 days in advance @ 250-658-4444.
Vikes Recreation is your campus starting point for fun, fitness and recreation. We provide specific programming designed to meet the needs of students, informal and drop-in recreation opportunities and great student events throughout the year.
Find out how you can take advantage of our facilities and programs. Stay or get fit and healthy, socialize with and make new friends, & engage in healthy competition. To participate in Vikes Recreation activities, programs, and facilities, UVic students can register online or visit the Vikes Recreation office at the Ian Stewart Complex.
Work and work-out all in one place! Vikes Recreation offers excellent programs for UVic Staff and Faculty. A variety of classes are offered during the workday (early morning, lunch hour and evening) to meet the needs of UVic faculty/staff.
The department has membership plans and programming designed specifically for Faculty and Staff. Come work out, learn a new skill, bring your family and enjoy all the facilities and services we have to offer.
Recreation for everyone!
Are you interested in renting a sports facility? Check out our facilities and rental rates.
Belonging to the UVic community gives you benefits. By providing a variety of leisure programs and supporting community membership, Vikes Recreation is a leader in making recreation an important part of the community.
Vikes Recreation provides a variety of programs and services to the public and community groups including sports camps, lessons and drop-in leisure. These programs and services promote spirit and pride throughout the community and provide outreach opportunities to the Capital Region.
UVic Alumni Card holders (associate alumni excluded) are eligible for reduced rates on Vikes Recreation base memberships. There are add-on fees for programs, leagues and the fitness weight centre.