Fitness Consultant Showing Member treadmill

22 September 2020

Want to get moving for mental health, but not sure how? Come see our team for some expert advice on how to move - what exercises to choose, how often and how many! The combinations are endless, so let us steer you in the right direction!

rec and sport app logo

19 August 2020

The Rec&Sport team are excited to release our new in-app service - on demand and livestreaming classes! You can now take a class anytime or anywhere it suits you to.

Female deadlifting with trainer

10 August 2020

Get excited! If you've never tried a one-on-one training session, now is your chance to try it for a fraction of the price! For a limited time, we've slashed the price on our PushMe personal training service for First-Timers.

Battle rope pull

05 August 2020

Get worked to the max in a tailored one-on-one training session for 30mins. Trust us, you won't need more time than that! PushMe is our budget friendly personal training service,which just got more budget friendly, with 30min sessions that you can pay as you go.

BAT class

03 August 2020

Need a boost? Exercise is a natural way to boost your immunity, happy hormones and energy levels. For a limited time, the RecCentre is having a sale on memberships for UC Staff - so it's even easier to get active on your doorstep!

Core 30

21 July 2020

UC RecCentre has just launched off-peak rates for Alumni, Affiliate and Community memberships. Enjoy full membership benefits at a fraction of the cost. The only catch? You've got to get here before 3pm each day.

Trainer assisting female client on leg press

16 July 2020

Time is precious, so why not get one of our expert trainers to write you an exercise programme to save you time in the gym, and help you hit your goals? Sale starts Monday 20th July, 2020, with the purchase period limited to just two weeks!

Boxing at URC

04 February 2020

Registrations are now open for our Term 3 Small Group Training courses. Get fit, have fun, meet people and maybe even learn something new!

Payment at the URC

04 February 2020

From Monday 17th Feb, the RecCentre will be going CASHLESS!

Bulldogs at the URC

04 February 2020

Come on down Monday 17th & Monday 24th February from 5pm to 6pm to get your dog and cuddle fix!

Male receptionist assisting female member

20 December 2019

Great news for returning UC Students! We've caught up with the times, and resigning just got easier - you don't have to do a thing!


08 August 2019

How does a university walk the talk of building a sustainable future? University of Canterbury Sustainability Officer Dr Matt Morris looks at how one of New Zealand’s leading tertiary institutions is overcoming the challenges of moving to clean energy, not just in its research, but on its campuses.

Gym membership sign up ipad

08 February 2019

If you're new to UC you can avoid make your gym sign up process super simple by creating your gym account online, and avoid queues at reception.