COVID-19 Protocols

The Northern Sport Centre remains committed to following all the orders issued by the Provincial Health Officer.  

As ordered by the Provincial Health Officer, effective September 13, 2021 proof of vaccination (12+ years of age) will be required to access the Northern Sport Centre.  Learn more about the three stages of this order here. 

Effective October 12, 2021 until further notice:

  • All group fitness drop-in classes will be open to members only and advance sign up is required. 
  • Sign up for Session 1 (the entire session, not by day) opens 5:30am, Tuesday, Oct. 5.  Space is limited and is first come, first serve.  
  • Sign up for Session 2 opens Monday, Oct. 18. 
  • From now until Oct. 10, you will sign in with each group fitness instructor to allow for contact tracing if required.   

Effective August 25, 2021 until further notice: 

  • Wearing a mask while in the facility's public spaces is mandatory except for those who are unable.  Masks are not required while exercising. 
  • Continue to practice physical distancing.
  • Stay home if you are feeling ill.
  • Clean the fitness equipment before and after use.
  • Indoor games/practices for youth & adults allowed (limited number of spectators).

The facility remains open as scheduled.

We thank you for your patience and understanding during this challenging time.  Stay tuned to this website and our social media for further updates. 


The Charles Jago Northern Sport Centre is your four season, fitness and recreation destination. Located on the UNBC campus our fitness, recreation and sports programs are perfect for everyone of all abilities. Our members are serious athletes, senior citizens, busy families and keen students.  Don't forget about our local sports groups looking for professional practice and playing space!

We offer modern fitness equipment, varied fitness classes and fun drop-in sports like pickleball. Our two squash courts can be booked by all and we have the only indoor running track in northern BC.  Come up and get active and connected with our community!

Contact us for space rentals, birthday parties, corporate team building activities, personal training and more.  


Membership Benefits 

Make 2021 the year of revolution not resolution! Our memberships will include access to over thirty hours of weekly drop-in fitness. Classes include Yoga, Zumba and Boomer Fit. Members can also get active and social (for free!) with drop-in activities like pickleball and soccer.

Don't forget to check out affordable registered programs like The Greatest Loser and Active Aging!

  • Northern Sport Centre UNBC
    1 Nov 2021 - 5:30am
    The 600 Lap Challenge returns for 2021! From November 1 - December 31 set a goal of completing 600 laps around our track!  Walk, run, jog or roll! Registration opens October 18 at the Front Desk - it's free! Sign up, pick up your tracking log and get your Polaroid photo for the tracking board.  ... more