July 1st holiday hours: CARSA open 10AM-4PM, climbing wall is closed; McKinnon is closed.

Active Living

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Update: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Vikes Athletics and Recreation continues to make adjustments to programs, services and facility access. See the latest updates.

Get moving with Vikes Active Living!

Vikes Active Living provides diverse and intentional recreational programs in a safe, inclusive, and accessible environment, enhancing the social, mental and physical well-being of the entire University of Victoria community. We are committed to providing all individuals on campus with welcoming, accessible, and enjoyable physical recreation opportunities.

Explore this section to find various low barrier activities suitable for all abilities, backgrounds, and fitness levels.

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UVic Sports Injury Clinic

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Hours (Spring / Summer 2022)
⚑ New hours coming July 2nd.
CARSA Building

Mon. – Fri.: 6:30AM–10:00PM
Sat. – Sun.: 7:00AM–9:00PM
Reading Break*: TBA
Holidays: 10:00AM–6:00PM

CARSA Climbing Centre

Mon. – Fri.: 12:00-9:00PM
Sat. – Sun.: 3:00-8:00PM
Reading Break*: TBA
Holidays: Closed

View climbing schedule and programs.

McKinnon Building (pool and fitness)

Mon. – Thu.: 6:30AM-10:00PM
Fri.: 6:30AM-9:00PM
Sat.: 9:00AM-6:00PM
Sun.: 9:00AM-6:00PM
Reading Break*: TBA
Holidays: Closed

View aquatics schedule and programs.

Ian Stewart Complex

Mon. – Fri.: TBA
Sat. – Sun.: TBA
Reading Break*: Closed
Holidays: Closed

*Reading Break: TBA
Holidays: Jul. 1, Aug. 1, Sep. 5


Telephone: 250-472-4000
Email: vikesrec@uvic.ca

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