Vikes Recreation

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Purchase your Whistler Blackcomb student pass!

Pass pick up days in Vancouver are also coming up and there will be a draw at the events for a chance to win* a Winter 2014.15 Student Pass (or refund), GoPro Camera, or $50 Whistler Blackcomb Gift Card!  Rules and regulations around the draw can be found online here:

Friday, November 14 - UBC SUB building, 9am-4pm
Tuesday, November 18 - BCIT Burnaby, 10am-3pm

After a few weeks of unsettled weather, the clouds broke November 1, which allowed Whistler Blackcomb team athletes Mike Douglas, Rory Bushfield, Ashleigh McIvor, Mark Sollors and Chris Rasman to travel up into the alpine with guides from Whistler Heli Skiing to check out the current conditions. Needless to say after watching the video edit put together, things are looking promising for a great start to the season:

Share your #vikesnation experience and win
We're giving away cool swag and all you have to do is get social. Share your Vikes Nation experience on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram and tag it #vikesnation. We're giving away prizes each month!

Golf at Cordova Bay
Come into ISC at and you can buy a pass for only $45 to play Cordova Bay Golf Course! Tee times may be booked up to 7 days in advance @ 250-658-4444.  

Student recreation

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.

Staff recreation

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!

Community recreation

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.

Alumni Benefits

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.