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Membership

When you become a CARSA member, you have access to our world-class facility for all abilities, including an impressive range of top-of-the-line equipment, access to the fieldhouse for drop-in sports, the CARSA squash courts and much more.

In addition to the memberships offered below, short-term and drop-in options are available.

Memberships can be purchased online or in person at CARSA Membership Services. For questions about memberships, passes and services please read our FAQ or contact the CARSA Membership Services Desk at 250-472-4000.

Bring a friend! 😎

From March 15 – June 15, bring a friend to CARSA or McKinnon Gym for free! Share everything you love most about your gym with a friend.

Students, staff, alumni, and community members are all welcome. No coupon is required, just bring your pal and stop by membership services to register and sign-in.

Please review our policies before participating any of our programs and sport offerings.

Starting at $1 per day.

Fitness at your fingertips, everything you need in once place.

More than a student gym, once a Vike, always a Vike.

Not your average rec centre, we have something for everyone.

Membership options for

  • Students
  • Staff & Faculty
  • Alumni & Retirees
  • Community

This is assessed student pricing.Show assessed student pricing. This is non-assessed student pricing.Show non-assessed student pricing. (ℹ Which pricing applies to you.)


UVic students who have paid the Athletics and Recreation fees with their tuition automatically receive these base benefits.

  • CARSA squash courts
  • Access to locker and towel service
  • Access to CARSA equipment rental
  • Access to Vikes outdoor equipment rental
  • Drop-in recreation (fieldhouse, fields etc.)
  • McKinnon Pool and Fitness Weight Room
  • ISC Arena skate drop-in and shinny hockey
  • Regular season Vikes home games

additional fees apply     based on availability

Vikes Fit

The perfect membership option to keep you moving and groovin’ during the term.

With Vikes Fit you get all the base benefits plus:

$115$207/term*

Or 12 months for $314$565 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership

Vikes Climb

Only interested in climbing and bouldering? This is the membership for you.

With Vikes Climb you get all the base benefits plus:

$115$207/term*

Or 12 months for $314$565 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership

Vikes Fit Plus

Even more options to help with your fitness and wellness goals.

With Vikes Fit Plus you get all the base benefits plus:

$155$247/term*

Or 12 months for $423$675 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership

Vikes All In

A super-keener? Want to do it all? Get everything we offer, with Vikes All-In—all the base benefits plus all options in Vikes Fit, Vikes Climb and Vikes Fit Plus.

$185$275/term*

Or 12 months for $505$750 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership

Can’t make up your mind?

We understand—it can be hard to choose. To help you make a decision, we invite you to try us out for seven days for a low price.
This one-time purchase option will allow you to sample what is available at Vikes Active Living.

$20 for 7 days


Purchase membership

We also have various drop-in passes for our facilities and programs.

We offer locker and towel services. See the options and rates.

*A term is defined as one of the following periods: September 1–December 31, January 1–April 30 or May 1–August 31.
Note: Student memberships are not pro-rated and are active on the first day of the start of term as defined above regardless of date of purchase.

All membership levels receive these base benefits.

  • CARSA squash courts
  • Access to locker and towel service
  • Access to CARSA equipment rental
  • Access to Vikes outdoor equipment rental
  • Drop-in recreation (fieldhouse, fields etc.)
  • McKinnon Pool, aquafit and Fitness Weight Centre
  • ISC Arena skate drop-in and shinny hockey
  • Regular season Vikes home games

additional fees apply     based on availability

New! UVic staff can pay for memberships using payroll deductions. More info and how to register.

Vikes Fit

The perfect membership option to keep you moving and groovin’ during the year.

With Vikes Fit you get all the base benefits plus:

Regular continuing

$115 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $230
Or 12 months for $314 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Non-continuing

$207 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $414
Or 12 months for $565 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership

Vikes Climb

Only interested in climbing and bouldering? This is the membership for you.

With Vikes Climb you get all the base benefits plus:

Regular continuing

$115 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $230
Or 12 months for $314 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Non-continuing

$207 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $414
Or 12 months for $565 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership

Vikes Fit Plus

Even more options to help with your fitness and wellness goals.

With Vikes Fit Plus you get all the base benefits plus:

Regular continuing

$155 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $310
Or 12 months for $423 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Non-continuing

$247 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $490
Or 12 months for $675 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership

Vikes All In

A super-keener? Want to do it all? Get everything we offer, with Vikes All-In—all the base benefits plus all options in Vikes Fit, Vikes Climb and Vikes Fit Plus.

Regular continuing

$185 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $370
Or 12 months for $505 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Non-continuing

$275 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $550
Or 12 months for $750 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership

Can’t make up your mind?

We understand—it can be hard to choose. To help you make a decision, we invite you to try us out for seven days for a low price.
This one-time purchase option will allow you to sample what is available at Vikes Active Living.

$20 for 7 days


Purchase membership

We also have various drop-in passes for our facilities and programs.

We offer locker and towel services. See the options and rates.

All membership levels receive these base benefits.

  • CARSA squash courts
  • Access to locker and towel service
  • Access to CARSA equipment rental
  • Access to Vikes outdoor equipment rental
  • Drop-in recreation (fieldhouse, fields etc.)
  • McKinnon Pool, aquafit and Fitness Weight Centre
  • ISC Arena skate drop-in and shinny hockey
  • Regular season Vikes home games

additional fees apply     based on availability

Vikes for Life Alumni Membership. UVic Alumni can get an annual membership at a student rate*. In addition a portion of your membership fee supports UVic Alumni Association’s Bursary for Active Healthy Living.

Vikes Fit

The perfect membership option to keep you moving and groovin' during the year.

With Vikes Fit you get all the base benefits plus:

UVic Alumni

$344/year


Purchase membership
UVic Retiree

$115 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $230
Or 12 months for $314 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership

Vikes Climb

Only interested in climbing and bouldering? This is the membership for you.

With Vikes Climb you get all the base benefits plus:

UVic Alumni

$344/year


Purchase membership
UVic Retiree

$115 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $230
Or 12 months for $314 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership

Vikes Fit Plus

Even more options to help with your fitness and wellness goals.

With Vikes Fit Plus you get all the base benefits plus:

UVic Alumni

$453 for 4 months


Purchase membership
UVic Retiree

$155 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $310
Or 12 months for $423 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership

Vikes All In

A super-keener? Want to do it all? Get everything we offer, with Vikes All-In—all the base benefits plus all options in Vikes Fit, Vikes Climb and Vikes Fit Plus.

UVic Alumni

$535/year


Purchase membership
UVic Retiree

$185 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $370
Or 12 months for $505 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership

Can’t make up your mind?

We understand—it can be hard to choose. To help you make a decision, we invite you to try us out for seven days for a low price.
This one-time purchase option will allow you to sample what is available at Vikes Active Living.

$20 for 7 days


Purchase membership

We also have various drop-in passes for our facilities and programs.

We offer locker and towel services. See the options and rates.

*To qualify for this offer you must have a valid UVic Alumni Association ONECard. Visit uvic.ca/onecard for more information.

All membership levels receive these base benefits.

  • CARSA squash courts
  • Access to locker and towel service
  • Access to CARSA equipment rental
  • Access to Vikes outdoor equipment rental
  • Drop-in recreation (fieldhouse, fields etc.)
  • McKinnon Pool, aquafit and Fitness Weight Centre
  • ISC Arena skate drop-in and shinny hockey
  • Regular season Vikes home games

additional fees apply     based on availability

Vikes Fit

The perfect membership option to keep you moving and groovin' during the year.

With Vikes Fit you get all the base benefits plus:

Adult

$288 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $575
Or 12 months for $784 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Youth (14–18)**

$171 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $342
Or 12 months for $466 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Child (Vikes Fun)

$138 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $276
Or 12 months for $376 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership

Vikes Climb

Only interested in climbing and bouldering? This is the membership for you.

With Vikes Climb you get all the base benefits plus:

Adult

$288 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $575
Or 12 months for $784 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Youth (14–18)**

$171 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $342
Or 12 months for $466 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Child

$138/term

Or 8 months for $276
Or 12 months for $376 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership

Vikes Fit Plus

Even more options to help with your fitness and wellness goals.

With Vikes Fit Plus you get all the base benefits plus:

Adult

$328 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $655
Or 12 months for $894 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Youth (14–18)**

$211 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $422
Or 12 months for $575 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership

Vikes All In

A super-keener? Want to do it all? Get everything we offer, with Vikes All-In—all the base benefits plus all options in Vikes Fit, Vikes Climb and Vikes Fit Plus.

Adult

$358 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $715
Or 12 months for $975 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Youth (14–18)**

$241 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $482
Or 12 months for $657 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership

Can’t make up your mind?

We understand—it can be hard to choose. To help you make a decision, we invite you to try us out for seven days for a low price.
This one-time purchase option will allow you to sample what is available at Vikes Active Living.

$20 for 7 days


Purchase membership

We also have various drop-in passes for our facilities and programs.

We offer locker and towel services. See the options and rates.

**Must complete the Fitness Weight Centre Youth Orientation program.

Prices effective as of May 2, 2022. All membership prices include GST.

Please review all Vikes Athletics and Recreation policies before participating in Vikes Active Living programs or sports.