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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.

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

Promos and specials ⚡

Check out our promotions and special deals on memberships and programs. Currently running promotions: Vikes Fit Plus Trial Membership.


The Alumni Association Bursary for Active, Healthy Living supports undergraduate students with financial need by providing at least $200 towards CARSA memberships. To apply, students must access the scholarship and bursary section of UVic's Online tools (Full instructions here). Deadlines for application are October 15 and June 1.


Starting at less than 80¢/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
  • 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:

$93$189/term*

Or 12 months for $251$510 (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:

$93$189/term*

Or 12 months for $251$510 (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:

$133$229/term*

Or 12 months for $359$618 (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.

$163$259/term*

Or 12 months for $440$699 (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 option will allow you to sample what is available at Vikes Recreation.

$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 and aquafit
  • 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

$123 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $246
Or 12 months for $332 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Non-continuing

$222 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $444
Or 12 months for $599 (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

$123 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $246
Or 12 months for $332 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Non-continuing

$222 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $444
Or 12 months for $599 (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

$163 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $326
Or 12 months for $440 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Non-continuing

$262 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $524
Or 12 months for $707 (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

$193 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $386
Or 12 months for $521 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Non-continuing

$292 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $584
Or 12 months for $788 (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 option will allow you to sample what is available at Vikes Recreation.

$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 and aquafit
  • 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 reduced 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

$362/year


Purchase membership
UVic Retiree

$123 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $246
Or 12 months for $332 (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

$362/year


Purchase membership
UVic Retiree

$123 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $246
Or 12 months for $332 (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

$470/year


Purchase membership
UVic Retiree

$193 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $386
Or 12 months for $521 (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

$551/year


Purchase membership
UVic Retiree

$193 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $386
Or 12 months for $521 (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 option will allow you to sample what is available at Vikes Recreation.

$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 and aquafit
  • 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

$244 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $488
Or 12 months for $659 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Youth (14–18)**

$183 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $366
Or 12 months for $494 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Child (Vikes Fun)

$96 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $192
Or 12 months for $259 (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

$244 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $488
Or 12 months for $659 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Youth (14–18)**

$183 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $366
Or 12 months for $494 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Child

$146/term

Or 8 months for $292
Or 12 months for $394 (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

$284 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $568
Or 12 months for $767 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Youth (14–18)**

$223 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $446
Or 12 months for $602 (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

$314 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $628
Or 12 months for $848 (save ~10%)


Purchase membership
Youth (14–18)**

$253 for 4 months

Or 8 months for $506
Or 12 months for $683 (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 option will allow you to sample what is available at Vikes Recreation.

$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 September 1, 2023. All membership prices include GST.

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