Learn more about corporate discounts for UBC faculty and staff.
Corporate Health, Fitness & Family Discounts – UBC Human Resources
On Campus Discounts
At UBC the physical grandeur is yours to take in, 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 are, chances are you’ll discover opportunities to fulfill them here. See below for a list of discounts for UBC staff and faculty to avail of.
- 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
- UBC Aquatic Centre
- UBC Botanical and Nitobe Gardens
- UBC Ergonomics
- UBC Museum of Anthropology
- UBC School of Music
- UBC Student Recreation Centre and the BirdCoop Fitness Centre
- UBC Bodyworks Fitness Centre
- UBC Food Services
- UBC Tennis Centre
- UBC Theatre
- University Golf Club
Off Campus Discounts
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.
- All-City Athletics
- Body and Soul Fitness
- Bikram Yoga Vancouver
- City of Burnaby
- Club 16 Trevor Linden Fitness & She’s Fit!
- Curves Womens Gym and Fitness Centre West Point Grey
- CrossFit North Vancouver
- CrossFit West10
- Dailey Method Vancouver
- Dreyer Group Mortgage Brokers
- Float House Vancouver
- Gold’s Gym University Marketplace
- Great Wolf Lodge, Grand Mound (Centralia, WA)
- Home to Home Eldercare
- Hot Box Yoga
- iDance Vancouver
- Life Chiropractic Health and Wellness
- Moksha Yoga Vancouver
- Moksha Yoga Burnaby
- N8 Wellness
- Naked Snacks – NEW
- Thara Vayali – Naturopathic Doctor
- Parking – Vancouver Airport
- Paiwen Paddleboards
- Pure Vibe Fitness Studio
- Richmond Olympic Oval
- Sea to Sky SUP, Yoga and Fitness
- Sunberry Fitness Richmond
- Telus Phone Plan
- The Exercise Movement
- Urban Fitness Club
- Vancouver Parks and Recreation
- West Coast Hot Yoga
- West Vancouver Community Centre
- YWCA Health and Fitness Centre
If you’re a business who’d like to offer a discount, please contact Melissa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Based at 527 West 8th Ave in Vancouver, All-City Athletics(ACA) with their non-contact boxing inspired fitness classes, offers UBC staff and faculty one free class at their studio. For more information visit allcityathletics.ca or email email@example.com.
Bikram Yoga Vancouver
Bikram Yoga Vancouver offers UBC staff and faculty one free yoga class. Also known as ‘Hot Yoga’, Bikram Yoga uses heat and sequenced postures to stretch and strengthen the body and to work the organs, glands, and nervous system in a systematic way. Use the pass to attend a free class at one of their 3 Vancouver studio locations. Click here to access the promotion.
Beaty Biodiversity Museum
Explore UBC’s spectacular biological collections through exhibits and programs. More than two million specimens of plants, marine invertebrates, insects, fish, vertebrates, fungi, and fossils showcase the stunning natural history of British Columbia and beyond. The Beaty is also home to the largest blue whale skeleton on display in Canada. Click here for more information. UBC faculty, staff and students with ID can visit for free.
Body and Soul Health and Fitness
Body and Soul Health and Fitness offers an ongoing corporate rate for a variety of services, including personal training and yoga. For more details on the corporate rate offered to UBC staff and faculty call 604-224.2639 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
UBC Staff and Faculty members receive a 10% discount on all Chan Centre Presents series performances. Located at 6265 Crescent Road on the UBC Point Grey Campus, the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts has earned an international reputation for its striking design and stellar acoustics. Artists, critics and patrons alike are unanimous in their praise of this multi-faceted facility, winning it a place among North America’s premier performing arts centres. To access this discount visit www.chancentre.com/our-season and choose an event. Click on Buy Tickets and enter the promotional code: ubcstaff.
City of Burnaby
Although UBC does not have a unique corporate discounted rate, the City of Burnaby’s B Active Pass is extremely competitively priced. Enjoy unlimited access to more than 70 fitness classes per week at 5 locations, 65 Aquafit classes per week at 4 indoor pools, 20 indoor cycling classes per week, public swimming in 4 indoor pools and 4 outdoor pools during the summer months; and much more all for lean low fees. For more information click here.
Club 16 Trevor Linden Fitness & She’s Fit!
UBC employees receive a complimentary enrollment fee and discounted monthly memberships at all Club 16 Trevor Linden Fitness & She’s Fit!. Click here for more information or email email@example.com.
Costco is offering UBC staff and faculty a $10 Costco cash card with the purchase of new memberships (new members only). Simply print out and bring this offer in to any Canadian Costco warehouse along with your membership fee and receive a $10 Costco cash card when you sign up for a Costco Gold Star or Executive Membership.
Curves Womens Gym and Fitness Centre West Point Grey
Curves West Point Grey, located just off of 10th Ave. offers faculty and staff a free week at their club. Additionally UBC Staff & Faculty may take 50% off the service fee. Discounted rates are available to faculty and staff with their UBC card. For more information click here
CrossFit North Vancouver
CrossFit North Vancouver would like to extend a discount to staff and faculty at UBC to help them get started and maintain a healthy lifestyle. When starting with CFNV they will discount the Foundations Program by 40% which is a savings of $200 and once finished the Foundations program, they are happy to offer $50 off their monthly membership rates. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
CrossFit West10 (located at 3754 West 10 Ave, about 100 meters away from the 99 B-line stop on Alma) offers UBC staff and faculty $100 off their CrossFit 101 and 15% off our membership. CrossFit 101 is a 5 session “on-ramp” program to teach the basics of CrossFit and is a requirement for membership. The total regular cost for the 5 sessions is $300 plus tax. They also offer $60 off personalised 1 on 1 CrossFit 101 (regular price is $360 plus tax). For more information email email@example.com or call (604) 559 5100.
Dailey Method (Vancouver)
The Dailey Method (Vancouver) offers faculty and staff a 15% discount on all regularly priced passes.
Dreyer Group Mortgage Brokers
As one of Canada’s Top 10 Mortgage Broker teams and Top Mortgage Broker in Vancouver 2013, Dreyer Group Mortgages is pleased to partner with alumni UBC to provide alumni, faculty, staff, and students of the University of British Columbia with an outstanding mortgage program offering not only the best mortgage rates, but also a credit to legal fees, free appraisals and more! For more information, click here.
David F Hardwick and Pathology Learning Centre
Located on the second floor of the Diamond Health Care Centre in Vancouver, the UBC David F. Hardwick Pathology Learning Centre (DHPLC) is a unique educational resource for learning about the causes and mechanisms of human disease, and for studying clinicopathologic correlations. UBC Staff and Faculty can visit free of charge. Also open to the public free of charge. For more information email: Helen Dyck
Float House Vancouver
Floating is a practice that has many applications such as stress management, chronic pain management, and meditation. Float House is pleased to extend a special 25% off their first float to all UBC staff and faculty members towards their service of flotation therapy in either of their 2 Vancouver locations! To redeem this discount please print the redemption form UBC Float House and follow the guidelines.
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 7-day VIP complimentary trial which includes a pre-screening/assessment, 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 $17.99 bi weekly on a 12-month membership! Your membership at Gold’s Gym includes a 55 minute personal trainer orientation, VIP for friends/family, any-time 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 Matthew Quixley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Great Wolf Lodge, Grand Mound, WA
Great Wolf Lodge, Grand Mound, is offering staff and faculty a corporate discount of 20% off the best available hotel room rate and includes water park admission during your stay. Great Wolf Lodge amenities include an indoor water park, daily Wolf Walk and story time, spacious Northwoods family suites, themed restaurants and much more which is sure to please every family member. To access the corporate code and view the poster, click here. For more information or for reservations, visit www.greatwolf.com or call 866.925.WOLF (9653). You must present valid UBC ID card or an alternate proof of employment upon checking in.
Home to Home Eldercare
Home to Home is care planning, care management and transition assistance business based in Vancouver, BC. They offer services to help seniors plan out their senior living options and facilitate lifestyle changes. Their mission is to enable smooth transitions by offering expert and personal guidance in navigating the healthcare system and facilitating solutions as lifestyle changes occur. Home to Home offer UBC Staff and Faculty a 1.5 hour complimentary initial consultation. For more information contact Stephanie Chan or call 604-739-8080 / 604-868-1883 (cell).
Hot Box Yoga
Located in Wesbrook Village The Hot Box Yoga is a modern yoga and wellness environment offering affordable prices and accessible yoga for everybody. Classes include Power, 50/50, Hipster, Lunchbox, Flow, Detox, Hip Hop Yoga, and Yin. UBC staff and faculty, and non-UBC Hospital staff can avail of one free class with their UBC ID or a copy of their payslip (valid for first timers only). Monthly passes are available for $66/month. Click here for current UBC Staff & Faculty offer.
iDance Studios, located at 119 West Broadway in Vancouver, offer UBC staff and Faculty an exclusive 10% off 10 and 20 class cards, or the option of 25% off of our Monthly Membership with proof of current payment. Please note that Monthly Memberships are charged by credit card a the beginning of every month, and a 30 day written notice is needed for cancellation. For more information visit www.idance-vancouver.com or email email@example.com.
Life Chiropractic Health and Wellness
Life Chiropractic Health and Wellness offers the very best in Chiropractic, Massage, Acupuncture, Nutrition and Spinal Decompression. As a UBC staff, Hospital Staff or Faculty Member, you will receive 10% off your initial visit with any of their practitioners. For more information visit www.lifechiropractic.ca or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Moksha Yoga Vancouver
Moksha Yoga Vancouver offers a one month discounted introductory pass. Regularly $60, UBC staff, faculty and associated staff can enjoy their introductory month of unlimited classes for only $30. Just bring your employee ID card/recent pay slip! www.vancouver.mokshayoga.ca
Moksha Yoga Burnaby
Moksha Yoga Burnaby offers all UBC staff and Faculty a $30 intro month, as well as 20% off any other pass options they offer. The pass purchases will need to be done in-studio, just bring your employee ID card/recent pay slip to redeem this offer! www.burnaby.mokshayoga.ca
Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery
Since 1995, the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery has developed a program of collecting significant works by Canadian and international artists and is the recipient of numerous annual donations of artwork. The Collection contains more than 2,500 objects, making it the third largest public art collection in the province. Admission is free.
N8 Wellness offers a holistic approach to delivering the most effective wellness care. They are offering UBC staff and faculty a complimentary Gait Scan using an innovative diagnostic tool and digital casting device that allows practitioners to analyze patient biomechanics. The results can be used in designing custom orthotics and a healthcare plan to reduce stress and strain on your body by bringing your feet back into proper alignment. Services at N8 Wellness include Chiropractic, Registered Massage Therapy, and orthotics. For more information please visit www.n8wellness.ca or email email@example.com.
Naked Snacks – New Discount
Naked Snacks, a snack subscription service company, is offering UBC staff and faculty 50% off their first order! The company is Vancouver based and started by one of our alumni. They’re working to make healthy food more accessible, through convenient delivery and exceptional taste. To get your first box at 50% off, select your snacks online and enter the code ubcepp to receive the discount before you pay. Note that the discount applies to personal orders, will give $15 off office orders, and doesn’t apply to gifts. Time to get snacking!
Pacific Museum of the Earth
Across the street from the Beaty Biodiversity Museum at UBCs Point Grey campus, the Pacific Museum of the Earth displays rocks and minerals, fossils, a seismograph, tornado machine, and exhibits relating to ocean and atmospheric sciences. Also on display is a skeleton of the dinosaur Lambeosaurus – over 80 million years old! Click here for more information.
Parking – Vancouver Airport
UBC has 2 parking discount programs at the Vancouver International Airport. The Park’N Fly facility at the Vancouver International Airport offers UBC faculty and staff a 25% discount off regular rates. YVR offers UBC faculty and staff a free Corporate Parking Pass program that provides a 30% discount off all regular rates for all four parking facilities at YVR. For more information click here.
Paiwen Paddleboards offers UBC staff and faculty a coporate discount of 10% off Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) rentals from Vancouver and North Vancouver. To learn more, visit www.paiwenboards.com/rentals or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thara Vayali – Naturopathic Doctor
Dr. Thara Vayali, ND is a licensed naturopathic physician and experienced yoga teacher. She views healthcare as team work and works to be your advocate and resource. Her clinical foci are digestive health, hormonal balance, immune function and postural rehabilitation. To increase accessibility and promote long-term healthcare relationships, she is happy to offer a 5% discount on all pay-per-visit consultations. Please bring current UBC employee ID on each visit. To learn more visit www.tharavayali.ca/medicine.
Pure Vibe Fitness
Pure Vibe Fitness Studio (2693 W. Broadway, V6K 2G2, Vancouver, BC ) delivers exceptional training, customer service and value and is offering an additional 20% for all first time UBC Faculty, Staff and Hospital Staff. For more details on the corporate rate offered to UBC staff and faculty please email at email@example.com.
Richmond Olympic Oval
The Richmond Olympic Oval offers UBC Staff/Faculty and Non UBC Hospital one free day pass to their facilities upon presentation of their UBC ID or pay stub. They also offer various monthly, yearly and family corporate discount options starting at 15% and more. Richmond Olympic Oval has a team building brochure with a range of their offerings at discounted pricing available to UBC – Options range from climbing wall, Indoor Rowing Tank, or court based activities to wellness challenges, skating etc. Check it out here: Richmond Oval – Team Building Offerings!
Sea to Sky SUP, Yoga & Fitness
Sea to Sky SUP Yoga & Fitness offers UBC staff and faculty a corporate discount of 10% off on a personal training package, and Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) rentals from North Vancouver, as well as on SUP, SUP Yoga, SUP Fitness and SUP Cultural Tours from Belcarra Regional Park and North Vancouver. Visit seatoskyfit.com for more information, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunberry Fitness Richmond
Sunberry Fitness is a Women’s Only Dance & Fitness Studio in Richmond where most classes are taught by professional dancers. It was voted Best Fitness Facility with Best Instructor in 2014.
Sunberry Fitness offers UBC Staff, faculty & non-UBC hospital staff a 10% discount on your first purchase of all regularly priced membership (not including Introductory Pass).
Telus Phone Plan
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.
The Exercise Movement
Founded by Teri Fisher, a Sport & Exercise Physician, Assistant Clinical Professor, Teacher, and Team Beachbody Coach, The Exercise Movement is an online community designed to help you to get active fit and healthy. For more information and to check out exclusive UBC offers click here.
The Old Barn Community Centre
The Old Barn Community Centre is committed to supporting a healthy diverse and sustainable community for residents of the UBC Campus. A 10% discount is also available for UBC staff and faculty with a valid ID for their programs, which includes yoga & fitness classes, a fitness centre arts, sports & community clubs, language classes and much more. View their current program guide here!
UBC Aquatic Centre
The UBC Aquatic Centre offers UBC staff and faculty discounts for drop-in passes, memberships, locker rentals, lessons, advanced courses and fitness classes. Membership includes access to the public swim times, gym, steam room, sauna and aquacize classes.
UBC Botanical and Nitobe Gardens
Did you know that it is currently FREE for UBC Staff and Faculty to visit the UBC Botanical Gardens or The Nitobe Memorial Gardens. You must have your employee ID to avail of this offer. UBC Community members also receive discounts on the Greenheart Canopy Walkway eco-adventure (only $10) 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
Save 5% off food and non-alcoholic beverages at UBC Food Service locations when you pay with your pre-loaded UBC Card. Click here for more information
UBC Museum of Anthropology
MOA is a place of extraordinary architectural beauty, provocative programming, and exciting exhibitions. From towering totem poles in its spectacular Great Hall, to more than 10,000 objects from around the world housed in their Multiversity Galleries, MOA offers endless opportunities for visitors to discover and learn about their own and other cultures. They also offer an elegant Shop, Café MOA, free guided gallerywalks, and customized tours by special arrangement. UBC Staff and Faculty can visit FREE with a UBC ID Card.
UBC School of Music
At the UBC School of Music you can take in intimate solo recitals, chamber music, fully-staged operas, symphony orchestra, band and choir concerts, plus a myriad of small ensemble performances by student performers including jazz bands, Renaissance and contemporary music, Indonesian gamelan; and Korean drumming groups. In addition, there is the eclectic Wednesday Noon Hour series, Music on the Point concerts, plus other special events featuring faculty, local and visiting guest artists. Most events are free and for those that carry a cost there are the below offers
- Wednesday Noon Hour: concerts are just $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
The largest fitness facility on Point Grey campus is the Student Recreation Centre (SRC). The BirdCoop Fitness Centre located within the SRC offers UBC staff and faculty discounts for memberships, personal training, boot camps, fitness classes and workshops. Membership includes access to the fitness centre, climbing cave, be fit and cycle fit classes. Boot camps, group personal training, fitness classes, dance, yoga, pilates and martial arts are offered at the Student Recreation Centre and or Ponderosa Commons studios on campus. There is also a variety of outdoor activities and sport instruction. Departments are offered a special staff and faculty rate to have many of above classes, workshops, fitness assessments and personal training programs to come to their area campus for a private class or program for their employees.For more information phone 604 822 6000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
UBC Tennis Centre
The UBC Tennis Centre is the newest addition to the sport facilities operated by the Department of Athletics and Recreation at the University of British Columbia. The centre has a total of 12 indoor public courts and 1 outdoor public court. A brand new state of the art 7175 (m2) facility houses 8 of these indoor courts along with one beautiful outdoor court on the west side of the building offering maximum privacy. They also have 4 courts inside the UBC Tennis bubble which offer another great playing option. The updated facility is equipped with full amenities. For information on UBC Tennis Centre programs and rentals visit www.recreation.ubc.ca/tennis or call 604 822 2505.
UBC Staff and Faculty receive 2 for 1 admission to most UBC Theatre season productions. For more information click here.
UBC BodyWorks Fitness Centre
BodyWorks is an adult-oriented fitness centre using evidence-based practice at UBC Point Grey. Our unique philosophy combines principles of athletic training and clinical exercise programming. Designed and run by the School of Kinesiology, UBC staff and faculty and the public enjoy a non-competitive, supportive community promoting health for every body and ability. We offer a variety of fitness classes, including Community Fit, a quick class offered at lunch time and in the evening which is designed for busy adults focused on building posture, back strength, and functional conditioning. Free services to our members include Monthly Health and Physical Inactivity Screenings, Health/Fitness Workshops, and Daily Access to Personal Trainers. UBC BodyWorks Fitness Centre offers personal training for as low as $37/session and memberships from as low as $35/month plus a 10% discount on annual Basic Memberships for UBC staff and faculty For more information and for a list of offerings click here
Urban Fitness Club
The Urban Fitness Club is offering yearly unlimited full memberships (2 locations) for $100 +tax/month (promo code: UBCyear. Regular rate $120/month). UBC staff and faculty can also enjoy a 15% discount on all 10/20/monthly class passes (promo code: UBC15). Not sure, try a 2 week unlimited pass for $30 Only! All purchases can be made online. Questions? Contact Urban Fitness @ email@example.com.
University Golf Club
UBC staff and faculty can enjoy discounted rates on golf as well as power cart and club rentals before 9 am Monday-Friday at the University Golf Club. Present your UBC employee ID card and also receive a 5% discount at the driving range.
Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation
UBC staff and faculty are entitled to a 25% discount on regular-priced adult Park Board Flexipasses. The Park Board Flexipass is valid at all city-run swimming pools, ice rinks and 21 participating Park Board and Association fitness centres. Visit the Vancouver Park Board website to learn more about this offer. In order to sign up for the corporate rate, you will need to show current affiliation as a staff or faculty member of UBC, in the form of picture identification and a copy of your most recent paystub.
West Coast Hot Yoga
West Coast Hot Yoga have offered one Free Yoga class to try and an exclusive UBC Staff & Faculty rate of $ 49 +Tax per month for unlimited Hot Yoga at their studios. Just print the UBC discount coupon and bring your employee ID.
West Vancouver Community Centre
Although UBC does not have a unique corporate discounted rate, West Vancouver Community Centre’s 10 Visit FitPass is extremely competitively priced. The FitPass provides admission to aquatics, health and fitness, weight rooms (including Gleneagles), and skating. For more information click here
UBC has a corporate pass at the Robert Lee YMCA which gives a 10% discount to Adult members (ages 36-64) and Plus members (includes additional services, such as towel service, private steamroom and whirlpool). Monthly rates for a UBC corporate rate are $52.52 for adults, $78.30 for Plus members. Bring your UBC ID, business card or pay stub to the Robert Lee YMCA to obtain this rate.
YWCA Health + Fitness Centre
UBC Employees receive the best corporate rate at the YWCA Health and Fitness Centre located in downtown Vancouver. Membership is all-inclusive. Only $58/month. For more information or a free day pass contact firstname.lastname@example.org
UBC faculty and staff receive specific discounts at YYoga studios around the Lower Mainland.To redeem these discounts please print the redemption form YYoga 2016 and follow the guidelines. For more information visit www.yyoga.ca.
Zipcar offers international access to a diverse fleet of vehicles at a moment’s notice! UBC employees can enjoy a $35 annual membership (reg $95) with discounted hourly and daily rates during the week. For more information or to join please visit www.zipcar.com/ubcstaff or call 604-697-0550 ext. 700.