Stage 3 Re-opening Update June 29, 2021

↓ Read the full update below or on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Campus & Community Recreation

Providing facilities and activities to enhance the experiences of students, staff, and community members.



2018 - 2020 Report to the Community

Report to the Community 2018-2020

My Move. My Moment. My Experience...We are extremely proud to share our role in contributing to the success of U of A students and our amazing community!  

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Spring / Summer Recreation Guide 2021

Recreation Guide

Our Spring/Summer Recreation Guide is now available. Browse the guide for our available programs, leagues, and services, then register online.

Browse the Guide

Covid-19 Guidelines & Safety Measures

COVID-19 & Our Facilities

For the most up-to-date information about our facilities, memberships, programs, services, and safety measures, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Latest Updates:
June 29, 2021 - Stage 3 Update

Campus & Community Recreation Clients,

We are excited to be OPEN for stage 3 of the government of Alberta’s Open for Summer Plan!

As announced in our stage 2 facility reopening plan, most University of Alberta sport and recreation facilities are now open for registered drop in, in person programs and activities. Facilities remaining to be open soon:

July 5, 2021

  • Van Vliet Complex - Butterdome Pavilion (rentals and registered drop-in)
  • Saville Community Sports Centre - Fitness Centre (registered drop-in)

July 12, 2021

  • Van Vliet Complex - Clare Drake Arena

NOTE: All facilities will be closed on July 1, Canada Day statutory holiday.

To register for drop-in facility use or find our hours of operation:
To inquire about booking available space, please contact:
In-person, Online, and Virtual Programs

Please visit us at to register for a variety of in person recreation programs we’ve planned for the Summer, including camps and outdoor Intramural Leagues!

Even as we open our facilities we will continue to offer several virtual options including fitness, dance, martial arts, meditation and eSports! In addition we have developed an array of pre-recorded programs to support your fitness goals.

Fixed Term Memberships

Your memberships were put on hold from December 13, 2020 and remain on hold until July 14, 2021. Clients with a fixed term membership have received an email outlining your reactivation date.

Recurring Memberships

Pre-authorized membership payments for tennis will resume on June 15, 2021 (if that was your previous payment date). All other pre-authorized membership payments will resume July 15, 2021.

NOTE: Access to facilities will be available on opening date regardless of your membership reactivation date.

COVID-19 Public Health Protocols and Masks

As a reminder, clients are expected to complete the COVID-19 Alberta Health Daily Checklist prior to arriving on campus.

Effective July 1, masks are no longer required, however are strongly encouraged when entering and exiting University of Alberta facilities. Your safety is our priority, we encourage you to continue good hand hygiene practices and equipment sanitation.

We encourage you to stay active and healthy and look forward to welcoming back our valued clients! For up-to-date information about our facilities, memberships, building hours, programs and services, please visit our Frequently Asked Question page or

Cheryl Harwardt,
Director, Campus & Community Recreation

Mask Guidelines

Mask Wearing:

Participants are strongly encouraged to wear a mask even during physical activity to enhance the safety protocols of our facility and programs.




Our Programs

Programs & Registration

Campus & Community Recreation has a wide variety of recreation programs available to students, staff, and the Edmonton community.



We're home to a wide range of facilities, ranking among the best-equipped facilities for teaching, research, sport, and recreation of any university in Canada.


Bookings & Rentals 

Our facilities offer the perfect venue for your next event. Browse our facility guide and request a facility space online for North or South Campus.


Drop-in Facilities & Activities

With a ONEcard, Van Vliet Complex membership, or Saville membership, enjoy our drop-in programs by reserving a timeslot online.

Special Events

Special Events

Our annual events are open for participation from the University of Alberta students, staff, and the greater Edmonton community.

Saville Community Sports Centre

Saville Community Sports Centre

Located just minutes south of the North Campus, Saville Community Sports Centre (East and West) and Foote Field offer a wide range of programs and facility spaces.

About us

About us

Find out more about who we are, student leadership, employment opportunities, grants, and contact information.

Contact us

Contact us

Need help registering or just have a question? Our staff can help answer questions or just point you in the right direction.