Vikes Recreation

News and Promotions

McKinnon Pool closed for maintenance
The pool in the McKinnon building is closed for maintenace. Members are asked to visit the ISC outdoor pool until the work is complete. Please visit our web site for updates on the reopening.

Program registration is open for Vikes Rec Members!
Fall is almost here, are you ready? Start your term off right with one of our fantastic recreation programs. Are you already a member? Member registration starts August 31st (except Intramurals). Member and non-member registration opens online and in-person (ISC and McKinnon Gym) on Sept. 3rd. Get in early, programs fill up fast!

Vikes September Camps Registration open
The Vikes Nations Camp Crew have extended a couple of our recreation style camps to support parents through a unique back to school transition.  Camp is available for your 5-7 year old and your 8-11 year old. Each camp day will offer activities that will include games, crafts, and some sport activities. Register online or call 250-472-4000.

Thunderfest is coming!



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.