Summer on the Mall

Endless fun is only a few footsteps away...

Get ready for a week-long summer celebration! During the week of August 14th to 18th, Main Mall is the place to socialize, get active or just relax in the sun. From yoga, to outdoor art crawls, to live music and petting zoos, there won’t be a shortage of things to do only a few steps away! Whether you're in need of a quick study break or are celebrating finishing your summer course, we have events that are sure to bring you some peace of mind! Details below:

MONDAY  

Move It Monday

12-1 PM @ Martha Piper Plaza (The Fountain)

Stop by the plaza in your workout gear and enjoy a 30-minute guided run-walk lead by UBC Triathloner Jonathan Chan. Warm up and cool down stretches are included!

TUESDAY

Outdoor Art Crawl

12 -1.30 PM @ Meet in front of the Reconciliation Pole

Enjoy an outdoor art tour lead by the Belkin Gallery. Engage your creative mind and learn about UBC’s incredible outdoor art features while you soak in the sunshine. Tour kicks off at 12PM at the Reconciliation Pole.

WEDNESDAY

Namaste Wednesday 

12-1PM @ Fairview Commons (beside the Earth Sciences Building)

Drop by Fairview Commons on your lunch break and stretch out your week in our outdoor yoga class with our talented yoga teachers, Rachel Scott & Jayme Burke. Finish off the hour with some refreshing ice cold kombucha, from Tality kombucha (created by UBC students) Bring your own mat and find your zen with fellow friends & colleagues.

THURSDAY

Shoe Sale Run Club

Meet at 12PM-1PM @ Martha Piper Plaza (The Fountain)

Jonathan Chan of the UBC TriathlonClub returns for another guided run/walk. He’ll warm up those sleepy muscles and give you an awesome lunch time workout. Not only are you in for a great run, you are also finishing off your run at the Running Room store in Wesbrook Village to enjoy 25% everything in store!  When you’re done treating yourself to some new shoes, you can join us at the UBC Rose Garden for our Pop-up Concert. 

Groovy Garden

12-2PM @ UBC Rose Garden

Join us at the UBC Rose Garden and take a break from your week. While you’re there, soak in UBC’s million-dollar view, relax and kick back to tunes from the incredibly talented Rebecca Hope. She is a UBC student that is sure to sing all your worries away! Bring your lunch, a friend or two and let's enjoy the afternoon together!

FRIDAY

Furry Frienday

12-2PM @ Main Mall & Agronomy

It’s PETTING ZOO time! You heard it right, we are bringing some fury friends to campus to end your week off right. Most importantly, we partnered with Cinemazoo Petting Zoo who rescues farm animals and gives them a loving home, lots of food, and an incredibly clean environment to live in! For information on their animals check out their webpage here! Our famous UBC Magician & Illusionist Club will also be there to amaze you with their fabulous magic tricks and make you feel like a kid again. Sweet summer treats are included.

NOTE: All events are free, and everyone is welcome to drop in!