Health, Fitness & Family Discounts
As UBC staff and faculty, you (and your family) are eligible for many discounts at organizations both on and off campus.
At UBC, the physical grandeur is yours to take in and the intellectual stimulation yours to embrace. The art and cultural opportunities are wide open for your enjoyment, the recreational opportunities are waiting, the events schedule is always active. Whatever your interests, chances are you’ll discover opportunities to fulfill them here. See below for a list of discounts for UBC staff and faculty at the Vancouver campus. Visit the Okanagan HR site for a list of discounts available to Okanagan campus staff and faculty.
Beaty Biodiversity Museum
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
David F. Hardwick and Pathology Learning Centre
Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery
Pacific Museum of the Earth
The Old Barn Community Centre
Dreyer Group Mortgage Brokers & TD Insurance (UBC Alumni)
TD Insurance Meloche Monnex offers UBC staff and faculty a discount on home & tenant insurance through the alumni UBC program. To find out how much you can save with the TD Insurance Meloche Monnex program, call 1-800-339-1847 and ask for a quote or visit melochemonnex.com/UBCFaculty_Staff.
UBC Aquatic Centre
UBC BodyWorks Fitness Centre
UBC Botanical and Nitobe Gardens plus Greenheart TreeWalk
UBC Community members also receive discounts on the Greenheart TreeWalk aerial trail eco-adventure (only $10+tax) and the Garden’s full lineup of workshops on topics such as Organic Gardening, Botanical Drawing and even an outdoor movie night in celebration of Organic Week. These fun and informative workshops are a great way to learn some new healthy skills and de-stress.
UBC Food Services
Rogers & Telus Phone Plans (UBC IT)
While UBC IT does not provide cell phones or offer support for them, there are two cell phone vendors providing corporate plans to UBC.
BC Wireless is UBC’s Authorized Hardware Dealer for Rogers Communications, with 14 locations throughout Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. Rogers also supports UBC’s corporate accounts with a Dedicated World-Class-Certified Enterprise Support Billing and Service Team. For discount and set up details for Employee Plans, please contact Shaizen or Sharon at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-306-3999.
Telus has three store locations and a dedicated corporate sales department to serve UBC for all its wireless communication requirements. For information contact email@example.com.
UBC Museum of Anthropology
UBC School of Music
- Wednesday Noon Hour: concerts are $5.
- Music on the Point: $2 discount off the adult ticket price for UBC faculty and staff with the online promotional code: ubcstaff or with your UBC Card when purchasing tickets in person.
- UBC Opera Ensemble: $7 discount off the adult ticket price for UBC faculty and staff for the fully staged opera productions.
- Productions at the Chan Centre: Discounts on adult ticket prices for UBC faculty and staff with the online promotional code: ubcstaff or with your UBC Card when purchasing tickets in person.
UBC Student Recreation Centre and BirdCoop Fitness Centre
UBC Tennis Centre
University Golf Club
Many businesses and service providers in the Lower Mainland offer discounted rates to UBC staff and faculty. All you need to take advantage of this is your valid UBC Faculty/Staff card. Check out the full list of participating merchants to see where you can save. Disclaimer: UBC does not endorse external service providers – these listings are for informational purposes only.
Body and Soul Health and Fitness
Canadian Outback Rafting
Canadian Outback Rafting offers UBC staff and faculty a 10% discount off its day rafting trips and stand-up paddleboard rentals from Squamish. From the exhilarating waters of the Squamish and Elaho Rivers, to a splashy cruise on the Cheakamus River, or an evening float with outstanding scenery, there’s a tour for everyone. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 604-898-2363, or visit www.canadianoutbackrafting.com.
City of Burnaby
Club 16 Trevor Linden Fitness & She’s Fit!
CrossFit North Vancouver
Curves Womens Gym and Fitness Centre West Point Grey
Dailey Method (Vancouver)
Float House Vancouver
Gold’s Gym-University Market Place
Gold’s Gym University Market Place is offering UBC staff and faculty a corporate discount including a free trial pass. Benefit from a seven-day VIP complimentary trial which includes a pre-screening and tour, and unlimited access to Group Fitness Classes.
Once you’ve tried it out, staff and faculty can enjoy a full access membership for as little as $19.99 bi-weekly on a 24-month membership. Membership at Gold’s Gym includes a 1-hour personal trainer orientation, VIP for friends/family, courtesy membership freezes to accommodate travel (up to 4 months per year. You also receive unlimited access to all specialty classes (Including YOGA, Group Power, Group Ride, Group Centurgy, Group Blast, Group Core, ZUMBA, and Spinning) and free underground parking. For more information, call 604-224-4699 or email the General Manager Jonathan Nel at email@example.com.
Home to Home Eldercare
Home to Home is care planning, care management and transition assistance business based in Vancouver. They offer services to help seniors plan out their senior living options and facilitate lifestyle changes. They help seniors navigate the healthcare and seniors housing system, and offer hands-on downsizing and transition services. Home to Home offers a 1.5-hour complimentary initial consultation to UBC faculty and staff to discuss the particular needs of their aging parent or loved one. For more information contact Stephanie Chan or call 604-739-8080/604-868-1883 (cell).
Hot Box Yoga
Hot Yoga 101
iMeal preps, you cook! After a long day, planning what to cook for dinner can be a daunting task. Why not get home to a curated box of fresh and local ingredients, perfectly portioned for the recipe of your choice waiting at your doorstep? iMeal offers UBC staff and faculty 30% off their first box. Just use the promo code ubc30 upon check out. Based in Vancouver, iMeal feature exciting new recipes every single week so check out what’s on the menu this week. For questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-866-235-7409.
Jericho Integrated Clinic
Life Chiropractic Health and Wellness
Mad Bodies is a registered massage therapy and kinesiology clinic with a movement-based approach and was started by a UBC alum. They provide services at their downtown Vancouver clinic location and limited premium mobile services. They offer discounts on a variety of rehabilitative services exclusively for UBC faculty and staff. You can enjoy discounted in-clinic massage therapy at $115 for 60 minutes or $55 for 30 minutes (plus GST). You can also enjoy mobile massage therapy sessions for regular in-clinic rates (UBC only). To book or for further details, please contact Kerri Blackburn at email@example.com.
Mobi by Shaw Go
Moksha Yoga Vancouver
Moksha Yoga Burnaby
The Mount Seymour passes are available from June 1 to September 30 only. Check back early in June for the 2018-19 season discount. UBC employees and family get over 40% off passes. Discounted rates will be available until the early bird rate discontinues for the season. Mount Seymour also offers team-building group activities. For questions, please email Marie Kellett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oxygen Yoga & Fitness
Oxygen Yoga and Fitness has over 60 studio locations and offers modern hot yoga fused with fitness in infrared heating. Class schedules include hot yoga, hot yoga/Pilates fusion, bootcamp, bar fusion and cardio/fitness classes. To try them out by signing up for a $10 unlimited one-week trial. Oxygen offers UBC staff and faculty a monthly unlimited membership for only $75/month based on a 1-month or 12-month membership (full price for 12 month membership is normally $103/month). A valid employee ID or recent pay stub is needed to redeem this offer. For questions, contact email@example.com or 604-418-2215.
Pure Vibe Fitness
Richmond Olympic Oval
Sea to Sky Fitness, based in North Vancouver
Spare Rides offers a special deal for UBC staff and faculty members: you can get 5 free rides from home to UBC. Spare Rides is a ridesharing service that provides rides from your home door to work faster and more comfortable than public transit. The drivers are part of a verified UBC community that live in your neighbourhood. To get the deal, download the Spare Rides app on Google Play or App Store and create your trip to UBC. For more information, visit sparerides.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Steve Nash Fitness Clubs
Steve Nash Fitness Clubs is offering UBC staff and faculty (plus family members) 50% off retail memberships, plus additional free months with pre-paid options only. For a complimentary pass to all locations and classes, or to find out more details on membership options, please contact David at email@example.com for details.
Sunberry Fitness Richmond
Thara Vayali – Naturopathic Doctor
The Exercise Movement
The Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) is offering UBC staff and faculty exciting discounts on online purchases for individuals and groups! You can save on tickets to Playland at the PNE by going to www.pne.ca/groups/ , clicking on “View Current Opportunities”, selecting the event of your choice, entering the online ticket program code TYUX7556 and following purchase instructions. View the discounted corporate rates for the Playland at the PNE. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604-252-3663.
Located on West 4th Avenue in Kitsilano, TurF is a studio, shop, kitchen and coffee bar. They offer fun fitness classes, like boxing, strength, yoga and step. UBC staff and faculty have a free TurF class to try out. To redeem your free class, go to ourturf.com/studiopass and setup an account. Then from the online shop, select TurF Studio > Promotion. Use the promo code “thunderbird” and then reserve a spot in any of their boxing, strength, yoga or step classes (excludes The Class by Taryn Toomey). Offer expires September 30, 2018.
Ultrafit provides fun and challenging outdoor workouts in Kitsilano and North Vancouver. If you want to get in shape, but dislike indoor gyms, Ultrafit might be the perfect solution! They offer group classes with a personal training feel. Classes are a combination of cardio and strength circuits designed to challenge your whole body, while enjoying the gorgeous west coast and breathing in fresh ocean air. UBC faculty and staff can try an unlimited month of classes for 30% off for only $48.30 (new member pass is regularly $69). UBC card and/or paystub must be shown. Email email@example.com to sign up or for more information.
Urban Fitness Club
Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation
West Coast Hot Yoga
West Vancouver Community Centre
Wiivv Custom Insoles
YVR Parking – Vancouver Airport
Vancouver Airport offers several parking options through YVR Parking and Park N’Fly to UBC faculty and staff for both business and leisure travel. For more information click here.
YWCA Health + Fitness Centre
- Fitting In Fitness
- Walking at UBC
- Health, Fitness & Family Discounts
- Virtual Health Fair & Online Assessments
- Staff & Faculty Sports Day
- Pick Your Peak Stair Challenge
- Travelling Health Fair
- CAMMPUS Cardiovascular Health Assessment Program
Call the Shepell Care Access Centre at 1-800-387-4765 to chat with a counsellor.