UBC Sport Facility Access Update – Wesbrook Mall Closure

Access to UBC Sport Facilities will be impacted by an upcoming closure on Wesbrook Mall, between Student Union Boulevard and University Boulevard beginning January 14, 2019 and extending through May 2019. This route will be fully closed to ALL traffic, cyclist, and pedestrian access thereby limiting access routes to the following facilities:

  • UBC Student Recreation Centre
  • UBC Aquatic Centre
  • ARC at the UBC Life Building
  • War Memorial Gymnasium

During this time, vehicle traffic to access these facilities are encouraged to use North Parkade which will remain accessible from Marine Drive via Chancellor Boulevard.

NOTE: For War Memorial Gymnasium, accessible drop-off and limited street parking will remain available along University Boulevard. In the event that no street parking is available, the nearest parkade is at Health Sciences Parkade.

Detour Routes

Detour route for traffic arriving from the east via University Boulevard

Use Blanca Street and Chancellor Boulevard. No traffic is to use the local neighbourhood streets within the University Endowment Lands.

Detour route for traffic arriving from the east via 16th Avenue

Use 16th Avenue west to SW Marine Drive then NW Marine Drive around the north end of the campus to Wesbrook Mall.

Detour route for traffic arriving from the south via SW Marine Drive

Continue on NW Marine Drive around the north end of campus to Wesbrook Mall.

Detour route for through traffic arriving from the north

Use either Chancellor Boulevard to Blanca Street to University Blvd or 16th Avenue, or NW Marine Drive to 16th Avenue.

For more information and updates, please visit:

https://transportation.ubc.ca/home-page/detours/