UBC

Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

 

This world-class facility offers a variety of performances and events year-round, from classical recitals and jazz concerts, avant-garde theatre and opera productions, to folk and world music.  For information visit www.chancentre.com or call 604-228-2697.

 
Conference & Accommodation at UBC
Representing the West Coast Suites, the Gage Towers, The Residences, Pacific Spirit Hostel and Conference Services at UBC.  Offering 3000 rooms and extensive conference facilities. Available May through August, with 47 unit West Coast Suites available year-round.  For more information visit www.ubcaccommodation.com or call 604-822-1000.
 
Nitobe Memorial Garden
An authentic Japanese tea and stroll garden, rated as one of the top 5 Japanese gardens in North America. Open 10:00am to 6:00pm daily from late March to early October and from 10:00am to 2:30pm October to March.  For more information visit www.ubcbotanicalgarden.org/nitobe or call 604-822-9666.
 
Sage Bistro
The best kept secret in Vancouver.  Come enjoy the spectacular views, great wines and wonderful food.  Moderate prices.  For more information visit www.sage.ubc.ca or call 604-822-0968.
 
Student Union Building
The heart of the campus community.  The Student Union Building is the place to find great snacks like pizza and gourmet cookies, rent a bike, play a game of pool in the in the pub, play video games and shop for unusual gifts.  For more information visit www.ams.ubc.ca.
 
The Aquatic Centre
The indoor and outdoor pools are both open throughout the summer and winter.  For more information visit www.aquatics.ubc.ca or call 604-822-4522.
 
Student Recreation Building
The UBC Birdcoop is the largest and most sophisticated fitness facility on campus.  For information on hours of operation, the facility, and the drop-in program, visit www.rec.ubc.ca.
 
The Museum of Anthropology
The MOA houses one of the world's finest displays of North West Coast art in a spectacular building overlooking the mountains and sea.  Towering totem poles, intricate masks, and dazzling hand-made jewellery in silver and gold await your discovery! For hours and rates visit www.moa.ubc.ca or call 604-822-5087.  Free Tuesday evenings.
 
UBC Food Services
Many locations are available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or just one of their famous Cinnamon Buns! For locations and hours visit www.foodservices.ubc.caor call UBC-FOOD (604-822-3663).
 
The UBC School of Music
The school offers concerts from September to April ranging from solo recitals and chamber music performances in the intimate Recital Hall to symphonies and fuller-staged operas at the Chan Centre.  Every July, The UBC Summer Music Institute (www.summer.ubc.ca) has concerts, jazz bands, strings and vocal workshops for all ages.  For event information visit www.music.ubc.ca, or call 604-822-0182 for pre-recorded information.
 

UBC Book Store

Browse the in-depth collection of books for learning, for local interest or just for relaxing!  UBC sportswear and unique Canadian gifts are also available.  For more information visit www.bookstore.ubc.caor call 604-822-2665.  Open 9:30am - 5:00pm M-F; 11:00am to 5:00pm Saturday.
 
UBC Botanical Garden
Over 7000 different plants from around the world are nestled in 28 hectares of coastal native forest and designed landscapes.  Garden Hours: 10:00am to 6:00pm daily from late March to early October, 10:00am - 2:30pm October to March.  Visit www.ubcbotanicalgardn.orgor call 604-822-9666.
 

UBC Campus Walking Tours

Tours are available from mid-May to mid-August on a drop-in basis, leaving from the north end of the Student Union Building concourse by the information desk at 10:00am and 1:00pm, M-F.  For more information visit www.external-affairs.ubc.ca/ceremonies/tour.html, call UBC-TOUR (604-822-8687) to book group tours or email campus.tours@ubc.ca.

 
UBC Coast Club
UBC is well known for their tennis programs, particularly in the summer.  Call 604-822-2505 to receive your brochure of all SUPER SUMMER TENNIS offerings, or visit http://www.tenis.ubc.ca/UBC.
 
UBC Continuing Studies
UBC provides flexible and innovative educational opportunities for individuals who wish to upgrade their skills for career reasons, pursue a degree part-time or at a distance, or explore topics of general interest and personal development.  For more information visit www.cstudies.ubc.caor call 604-822-1444.
 
Thea Koerner House Graduate Centre
End your day at UBC with a stop at Koerner's Pub.  Featuring 16 draft tabs, a big outdoor garden patio, and free pub games such as pool, shuffleboard and darts, it is a great place to meet and socialize with students, faculty and friends.  For more information visit  www.gss.ubc.caor call 604-822-1139.
 
UBC Ropes Course

The ropes course was designed to develop teams.  Visit with your team for this intense experience at UBC. For more information visit  www.ubcropescourse.caor call 604-201-1139.