Whether you are on-campus or off-campus, the Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities (CARSA) offers a wide array of fitness opportunities to keep you active throughout the entire year. CARSA is a world class facility with top-of-the-line equipment and ample space for all your fitness needs.

CARSA is open to students, UVic staff, faculty, alumni, retirees and the community.


Vikes Recreation is committed to providing a standard of excellence that enhances the engagement and experience of our customers, while contributing to the broader learning environment at UVic and in the broader Greater Victoria community.

We are committed to providing an inclusive campus community with accessible facilities that respect the dignity and independence of persons with various abilities. Wellness, recreation and athletic services are available in an accessible format or with appropriate communication supports upon request.

More about Vikes Recreation

Jobs with the Vikes

UVic Athletics and Recreation is always looking for great people to join our team of staff and volunteers.

View all open job listings.


Listing of all staff working at Vikes Recreation and general contact information.

View staff directory.

Facilities and hours

Find out more about our facilities, hours of operation and field status.

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There are a number of policies in place to ensure a safe and welcoming environment for all members and participants.

View membership and program policies.


Grab a membership at Vikes Recreation—we have a variety of options for students, UVic staff, faculty, alumni, retirees and the community.

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Active Living Newsletter

Sign up for the new Active Living Newsletter. Four times a year you'll receive an email from us with a snapshot into membership promotions, new offerings, highlights, upcoming registered fitness programs and more!

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