Vikes Recreation

News and Promotions

Outdoor Pool Opens May 20th (weather dependant)
Victoria's only public outdoor swimming pool opens Tuesday, May 20th. Join us at the Ian Stewart Complex - 3964 Gordon Head Rd and have a great poolside summer!

Summer Camps Registration is open

Vikes Athletic Camps include, Vikes Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Speed and Agility and Track and Field. Vikes Recreation Camps include Vikes Summer Fun, Vikes Adventurers, Multi Sport camps, Dance, Girl Power, Racquet Sports, Tennis, Volleyball and Hockey. Mini Vikes develop their skills and gain confidence in our Mini Vikes sport camps, Run Jump Throw and our afternoon options.

New for this summer is a High Performance Vikes Basketball Shooting and Competing camp, a Speed and Agility – Dry Land training Camp and a Vikes Rec Cheer Camp!

More information and register at

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.  

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.