Program Updates

Intramural Fall Program & Staff Updates – November 2019

Happy November everyone! We hope that you all have been enjoying this sunny fall weather, and that the second half of your 2019 has been enjoyable! As always, term 1 has been filled with many eventful days and lots of …

Intramural Program Update – August 2018


Happy August everyone! September is only a few weeks away and we are once again gearing up to welcome back the Intramural team. Staff will be treated to the amazing experience of heading to Camp Potlatch in Howe Sound for …

New Fitness Centre – The ARC

Gone is the SUB  – replaced with the UBC Life Building.
The UBC Life Building project scope includes renewal of the existing Student Union Building and its conversion into the UBC Life Building. The new renovated building will be a …

Gameplan Strategy Enters Next Phase

In September 2017, the Board of Governors approved in principle GamePlan: UBC’s 20 Year Recreation and Athletics Facilities Strategy, including concepts for the following capital projects:

  • Rebuilt Thunderbird Stadium
  • New recreation fitness centre
  • Renewed or rebuilt varsity War Memorial

Day of the LongBoat – A 2017 Recap

The 2017 Day of the LongBoat not only marked the 30th anniversary but officially went into the books as the one of the largest attended events held on record. With over 3500 participants this year, the weather was only …

Truth and Reconcilation

 

What is the relationship between the raising of the Reconciliation Totem Pole and the 30th Anniversary of The UBC Day of the LongBoat?

Well, the Day of the LongBoat event was first introduced as a means to focus …

New UBC Aquatic Centre Now Open

On January 23, 2017, the new UBC Aquatic Centre officially opened. The facility is a state-of-the-art facility that serves athletic training, competition, and neighbourhood leisure needs. The new facility’s natatorium can accommodate nearly 1,000 bathers, and the viewing area in …

UBC GamePlan – Recreation and Athletics Facilities Public Consultation

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Over the course of the past few months, the University Community has been engaged in quite an extensive review of the current and anticipated needs for both the athletic and recreation programs at UBC.  This has been spurred on by …

What’s new with UBC Sport Facilities?

For anyone who hasn’t had the chance to venture to UBC recently, there are some exciting sport facility developments in the works.  In addition to the updating of ThunderbirdPark, three brand new facilities have opened or will be opening their …

An Intramural Winter Term Recap

Happy May everyone!

Another year has been officially wrapped up, though there seems to be no moment of lull. This last semester was memorable for many reasons; however I thought I would highlight a few moments along the way.

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