UTown@UBC Community Services Card

Top 10 Reasons to Sign up for the UTown@UBC Community Services Card

Have you seen the 25-foot whale skeleton at Beaty Biodiversity Museum? How about the totem poles at the Museum of Anthropology? See these and other great UBC attractions with the UTown@UBC Community Services Card!

1. Vancouver Public Library

Your UTown@UBC Community Services Card entitles you to a free Vancouver Public Library card.

2. Beaty Biodiversity Museum

The magnificent 25-foot blue whale skeleton is only the beginning! Beaty Biodiversity Museum— Vancouver’s only natural history museum — boasts over 20,000 square feet  full of natural specimens (over two million of them) It’s a great place for residents of all ages to explore and learn!  

3. UBC Libraries

As one of Canada’s top research universities, UBC is home to dozens of libraries across campus.

4. Nitobe Gardens

Tranquil Nitobe Memorial Garden is considered to be the most authentic traditional Japanese Garden in North America. Stop by for an afternoon of meditation or to visit the traditional Japanese teahouse and roji tea garden.

5. Museum of Anthropology

Designed by famed architect Arthur Erikson, the Museum of Anthropology’s soaring glass and concrete design is almost as impressive as the 38,000 ethnographic and 535,000 archaeological objects housed inside.

6. UBC Botanical Garden

Over 12,000 plants can be found in the UBC Botanical Garden, which also boasts a Greenheart Canopy Walkway, an Alpine garden, a BC Rainforest garden, and a Physics gardens.          

7. Cheer on the Thunderbirds!

Cheer for our boys and girls in blue at a number of sporting events throughout the year! From basketball to soccer to football, whatever your favourite spectator sport may be, the UTown@UBC Community Services Card will give you discounted rates at many UBC Athletics and Recreation events. 

8. Old Barn Community Centre

A hub of the UTown@UBC community, the Old Barn Community Centre hosts numerous events and activities throughout the year for children, youth and adults.  Your UTown@UBC Community Services Card provides you with discounted rates for the many programs offered by the Old Barn.

9. UBC Athletics and Recreation Facilities and Programs

From the UBC Aquatic Centre and the Thunderbird Arena to fitness classes and drop-in programs; your UTown@UBC Community Services Card provides you with reduced rates to world-class facilities, including the UBC Tennis Centre.

10. It’s Easy and It’s Free

Sign up online or fill out the application form at the back of this brochure and send it to the Community Development Office at 3331-2260 West Mall. We’ll send the UTown@UBC Community Services Card to you. The UTown@UBC Community Services Card is free to eligible residents and offers great savings.