Beaty Biodiversity Museum
By Miranda Massie on December 7, 2016
UBC Based Events and Activities
This interactive session will share findings, integrate ideas and share strategies related to the project How Teaching Practices Influence Student Mental Health and Wellbeing. Participants will gain instructional tools to promote and inspire curriculum that incorporates student wellbeing in the classroom.
Beaty Nocturnal: Dec. 15
Come by for a night at the museum! Every month, the museum will stay open late, offering family-friendly activities with admission by donation between 5:00-8:30 pm.. On Dec. 15, join us to learn more about northern animal species.
A Northwest Baroque Masterworks Project in collaboration with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra presents Festive Cantatas – J.S Bach Magnificat.
Winter Yoga at MOA: Now until May 2017
You can take yoga classes this winter in the Museum of Anthropology’s Great Hall. Cost is $150 for 20 classes, $90 for 10 classes, $55 for 5 classes, or $14 for a drop-in session.
Join us each week:
- Mondays 12:30-1:30pm
- Tuesday and Wednesday 5:15pm-6:15pm
Bodyworks Fitness Centre $2 Drop-in: January 2017
UBC Bodyworks Fitness Centre will be offering a new $2 drop-in rate to all staff and faculty! This offer is available starting Jan. 4, Monday to Friday 1pm – 4pm. Drop by and check out their facilities, or take part in their Free Weeks: Jan. 9- 21, 2017.
11th Annual Walkabout Challenge: Jan. 16 – March 19
Mark your calendar for the 11th annual Walkabout starting Jan. 16! Walkabout is an annual nine-week health and wellbeing challenge promoting regular exercise in social settings. Everyone at UBC ( staff, faculty, students, alumni and the community) is invited to join with their teams of five to achieve personal and team goals. If you want to join but don’t have a team, no problem! You will be matched with other participants. Everyone who registered or is interested is also invited to attend the Walkabout Kick-Off on January 11 from 12:00 – 1:30pm. Visit www.walkabout.educ.ubc.ca for more information, registration, and event dates.
Carrot Rewards App is a free mobile app that rewards you for living healthier. Receive bonus reward points just for being a member of the UBC Sun Life group benefit plan and a BC resident.
Earn reward points from your choice of 4 reward partners – Aeroplan®, SCENE®, Petro-PointsTM, and More Rewards® by completing quizzes and tracking your daily steps.
- If you are a UBC Sun Life group benefit plan member, click on a link below, download the app using promo code UBCsun1 and receive additional reward points. Promo code is for personal use only.
- If you are a UBC employee but not a member of the Sun Life group benefit plan, you can also participate. Click on a link below, download the app using promo code UBCsun2 and receive additional points. Promo code is for personal use only.
Already using the Carrot Rewards App? You can still use the promo codes to receive your bonus reward points. Simply click on “Account” at the bottom right-hand side of your Carrot Reward App and hit “Enter a bonus code” to enter the appropriate promo code.
Now is also a great time to download the my Sun Life Mobile App and take advantage of all of the features it has to offer, including easy claims submission.
Lunchtime Volleyball League for Faculty and Staff: January 2017
UBC Recreation is running a free lunch-hour Faculty and Staff Volleyball program at the SRC, Wednesdays 12:00pm – 1:00pm. Sign up now to join the league in the New Year! Drop-ins are also welcome with valid staff/faculty ID card.
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By Miranda Massie on July 6, 2016
UBC based activities and events:
Visit the Beaty Biodiversity Museum to experience “Species at Risk”, a fun and illuminating mobile museum, housed in an inventively re-made trailer and accompanied by skilled and personable interpreters from the Royal BC Museum and the Robert Bateman Centre.
This UBC Farm workshop will focus on the mapping, plant selection, design and design communication skills necessary to develop a forest garden.
Summer Joga Series @ BodyWorks: July 14-Aug 2
BodyWorks Fitness is now offering Joga (Yoga for Jocks) for $36! Join Janelle, certified Joga Instructor & Ambassador, in a unique opportunity to achieve mobility and strength through yoga! Classes run every Tuesday, 12:00 – 12:45pm at Bodyworks Fitness Centre. Call 604-822-0207 to register.
UBC Chef Challenge: July 21
The UBC Chef Challenge is back by popular demand! Five competing chefs will serve savoury morsels perfectly paired with local craft beer. An expert panel of judges will taste their way to crown the victorious challenger and guests will award the People’s Choice winner.
Whether you’re a staff, faculty, or student, you don’t want to miss this unique summer spectacle. For more information and tickets visit www.utown.ubc.ca/chefchallenge
Free Yoga on the Mall: Summer 2016 (Ends August 12)
Why not squeeze some movement into your schedule and join in every Friday (except July 1) for free hour long yoga class at Fairview Commons (outside Earth Sciences). Expect a playful yoga class, designed intuitively to combine strength with mindfulness.
UBC Recreation Summer Boot Camp Punch Pass: Summer 2016
Punch passes can be used for any Boot Camp at the BirdCoop Fitness Centre or Ponderosa Commons Studio. Punch passes allow participants the opportunity to try different boot camps including new Outdoor Boot Camp!