Visit the City of Kelowna website to find out about the communities that make up the City of Kelowna. Common neighbourhoods around the UBC Okanagan include Quail Ridge, Rutland, Glenmore, Black Mountain, Gordon Head, Dilworth, and Downtown Kelowna.
British Columbia is Canada’s westernmost province and is set between the Pacific Ocean in the west and the magnificent Rocky Mountains in the east. Blessed with breathtaking landscapes, BC is home to a geographical diversity that lends itself to a vast array of activities and adventures. There are mountains to climb, rivers to run, beaches to comb, forests to hike, parks to stroll and warm summer lakes to laze about on. So explore Kelowna and see what this city has to offer.
UBC Okanagan is in the heart of the Okanagan and within a 15-minute drive, you could be at one of the lakes, sipping wine at a vineyard, or golfing at a quality green. Right in your own backyard, UBC Okanagan Attractions offers accommodation and recreational facilities for every taste and budget.
The Okanagan has a reliable transit system that is run by BC Transit, linking Kelowna with the surrounding areas. Transit costs $2.00 per trip, or you can purchase a monthly or term pass. UBC Okanagan faculty and staff can also get a discounted transit pass called a PROPASS if you sign up for a year or longer.
Kelowna offers a large number of community and recreation centres. Visit the City of Kelowna website for a list of community centres.
Kelowna’s community profile maintains a list of places of worship close to campus.