Vikes Recreation

News and Promotions

Register now for Winter programs!
The new year is just around the corner, make it your goal to get active in 2015. Check out and register for intramurals, recreation, dance, fitness and more online. Make 2015 your best year yet!

New programs this winter include:

TRX Beginners
Never tried TRX Suspension Training before? That's okay, this class is designed with the beginner in mind! Using the TRX you will get a full body workout like you've never experienced before. Registration Details

Core Essentials
A class dedicated entirely to core stability. This mat based class utilizes props and body weight exercises to cultivate deep core strength. This class is an ideal addition to your fitness regime. It also provides an excellent cross training opportunity for all athletes, including runners, weight lifters, dancers and gymnasts. Registration details

Core Fitness Pilates
This class starts with 20 minutes of cardio training including steps and athletic drill-type moves. Then transitioning to the floor with a 5 minute stretch, this class ends with 30 minutes of Pilates catered to the beginner or intermediate participant. All levels welcome. Registration details

Christmas FitPass
Looking to reach those fitness goals this Holiday Season? We are offering our 2-week unlimited Christmas Fitness Pass again this December. Try a variety of classes from December 1st-11th, including Yoga, Ballet Barre, TRX, BOSU, and Metabolic Playground all for $25. This is a great opportunity to give these programs a try, and get started on those New Year's goals. Purchase your pass now!

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.