BodyWorks

Home of BodyWorks, Changing Aging, Evidence-Based Class Programming, Student Development and Community Engagement

BodyWorks is an Outreach Program of the UBC School of Kinesiology. Our adult-oriented facility incorporates evidence-based practices into our programs and services, in addition to facilitating ongoing education and training to UBC undergraduate and graduate students. Our student based staffing and non-competitive classes create an enriching and supportive environment for all participants and the student community.

Announcements & Updates

Registration for the Summer 2024 term (July to August) is now open! Online, in-person, or over the phone!

Click here to view our Summer Brochure

Click here to view out Spring Semi-Private Training Brochure

Click here to view our Online Registration System

Please see the tabs below for instructions on how to join each program.

New participant intake is now open for the Summer 2024 term! Please follow the steps below if you are interested in joining the Community Fit program.

How to Register?

  • Submit an online Get Active Questionnaire or visit/call the Osborne Registration Office at 604-822-0207
  • We will contact you with instructions on next steps
  • A fitness assessment will be required prior to joining the program

To Prepare to Register:

If you have questions please don’t hesitate to contact us at kin.outreach@ubc.ca or by phone at 604-822-0207.

When Are the Classes Offered?

View and search for all program details in our Online Calendar.

New participant intake is now open for the Summer 2024 term running July-August! Please follow the steps below if you are interested in joining the Changing Aging program in the Spring.

How to Register?

  • Submit an online Get Active Questionnaire or visit/call the Osborne Registration Office at 604-822-0207
  • We will contact you with instructions on next steps

To Prepare to Register:

If you have questions please don’t hesitate to contact us at kin.outreach@ubc.ca or by phone at 604-822-0207.

When Are the Classes Offered?

View and search for all program details in our Online Calendar.

FAME

  • Complete the FAME waitlist form or visit/call the Osborne Registration Office at 604-822-0207
  • When a spot has opened up in the program, we will contact you with next steps

BWP

  • Complete the BWP waitlist form or visit/call the Osborne Registration Office at 604-822-0207
  • When a spot has opened up in the program, we will contact you with next step

View and search all program details in our Online Registration System.

To register for programs online, ensure that you have an account. Click here to start create your account.

All current and new clients must create an account in order to register for any offered BodyWorks programs and services. This includes all UBC staff, faculty, or members of the general public. You will require an account for both online registration and over the phone registration.

Please contact us if you require support, kin.outreach@ubc.ca or 604-822-0207.

Vision

The vision of UBC BodyWorks is to develop and deliver exercise programs for specific populations to assist with disease management and promote healthy aging. These programs provide an experiential learning environment for Kinesiology students to apply what they learn in the classroom and work with different clinical populations while developing leadership and coaching skills. The BodyWorks community will also support the research of the School of Kinesiology as a participant pool for study recruitment

Mission

To develop student leadership and kinesiology skills through the delivery of evidence-based fitness programs for older adults and people with chronic conditions.