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Recreation Centre

Royal Roads Recreation Centre

Educate Your Body

In addition to being open to the public, all current RRU students receive free membership to the RRU Recreation Centre. Come nurture your body, mind and spirit in this beautiful heritage facility located on the Royal Roads University campus in Colwood on the Westshore. Please bring your student ID card as proof of membership.

To register or find out more, please call RRU Recreation Centre at 250-391-2700 or send us an email.

Visit us on Facebook for pictures of the Recreation Centre, updates, and promotions or download our schedule for a full list of current classes.

Free 10 Day Trial

Enter your details below to sign up for a free 10 day trial with us. You will receive an email with trial details afterwards.

*This offer is available to new members or those who have not had a membership at the RRU Recreation Centre in the past year.*

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday:   5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Statutory Holidays: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Amenities and Services

  • Free weight room (Atlantis equipment)
  • Over 30 cardio machines (treadmills, stairclimbers, jacobs ladder, ellipticals, upright & recumbent bikes, rowing ergs)
  • Keiser (air) machines
  • Gym Court
  • Aerobics/Yoga studio
  • Bike rentals
  • Personal Trainers & Exercise Physiologists available

Drop-in Activities

  • Two Squash courts
  • Basketball court
  • Volleyball
  • Badminton
  • Pickleball
  • Table tennis
  • Numerous fitness classes (included with membership)

Open Gym Time

  • Anytime the gym court or aerobics studio are not booked members are welcome to use the space for activities. 
  • Scheduled activities have priority booking, so patrons may be asked to vacate the area when the booked time is reached.
  • Please check the schedule board, facebook, or ask staff to confirm when these activities may occur.


  • Organizations/individuals may arrange to book the aerobics studio or gym for one time or ongoing activities. Please check with the Recreation Centre staff regarding guidelines, availability and applicable rental fees.