4 Ways to Get Movin’ and Groovin’ This Fall

Fall is when days start getting shorter, and the weather starts getting gloomier. This makes us want to cozy up with some hot cocoa, doesn’t it? Raincouver has so much more to offer than it seems, here’s to broadening your horizons on how to stay active both physically and mentally this fall! Keep reading for 4 ways to stay active, and make the most out of fall weather… stick around for, Bingo: Fall Edition, at the end! 







 1. Go by Bike Week

Go by Bike Week, from October 3rd to 9th, is a week-long celebration where people in Metro Vancouver are encouraged to cycle, whether you’re an experienced cyclist or a beginner. Cycling has been proven to boost mood and productivity, as well as improve mental and physical health! During Go by Bike Week we encourage you to track your trips on the Bike Hub website to be entered in a draw to win great prizes! A celebration station for Go By Bike Week will be held on the UBC Vancouver campus at University Commons (in front of the Nest) on October 4th at 12-2 pm, so be sure to come by to get some free giveaways! For more information, click here!



2. Scavenger hunt walk 

Fall doesn’t need to be all gloom and rain! On October 12 from 12-1 pm is one of our biweekly Wellbeing Walks featuring a fun scavenger hunt to test your campus knowledge and get you moving. To find out more and register click this link.


3. UBC Apple Festival 

Tis’ the season of apples! Grab your tickets and get ready for the fall season at this event.  There will be a contest for the best apple display, attractions in the garden, a food fair, crafts, and entertainment. This festival is just deliciously perfect to embrace fall with a warm hug. The link for more information is here.





4. Active at Home

The rain and colder weather got you wanting to stay in your cozy home? UBC Recreation has created a variety of bodyweight workouts designed for you to do anywhere! Here are ways to stay active in the comfort of your own humble abode!




(BONUS) Bingo: fall edition – Fall doesn’t have to be boring and gloomy! Here are a bunch of indoor and outdoor activities that you can do on or off campus, to get you moving! So be sure to take full advantage of the many free services that UBC Recreation has to offer!