March 2017

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Defeat Depression Run March 4, 2017 - 11:00 to 15:00

Defeat Depression Run

Date
March 4, 2017 - 11:00 to 15:00
Location
University Boulevard, Main Mall, University Commons

To print the event details and map, click here

Annual event to raise awareness of mental health and reduce the stigma surrounding mental health conditions.  The event is also a fundraiser for Mood Disorders Society of Canada and the Mental Health Awareness Club

Setup will occur at 9am with takedown immediately following the event to approximately 5pm.

Anticipated 65 participants

Start/finish at University Commons

The North side of University Boulevard and West side of Main Mall will remain accessible for pedestrians, cyclists and emergency vehicles

Access to buildings to be maintained through gaps in runners

A sound system will be used at levels heard only in the immediate area.  Event noise will not disrupt classes or university operations

Participants will follow rules of the road.  There are no road closure.

Event marshalls will be situated at Main Mall & Agronomy Road and at Main Mall & Thunderbird Boulevard to ensure safe crossing

Hawthorne Place to be a "no spectator" area

For further information or to register click here

 
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UBC REC Triathlon/Duathlon March 11, 2017 - 07:00 to 16:30

UBC REC Triathlon/Duathlon

Date
March 11, 2017 - 07:00 to 16:30
Location
Various campus areas and Marine Drive

To print the event details and map, click here

Event Details

  • Setup on Friday, March 10th from 10am - 7pm
  • Takedown immediately following the event to 7:30pm
  • Attendance:  600 Participants, 140 spectators
  • Annual UBC Recreation event for the university community
  • Hawthorn Place will be a quiet zone with no water zones or spectators
  • Food will be provided to the participants
  • Sound system will be used at levels heard in the immediate area
  • For further information or to register, click here.

Road Closures

  • Stadium Road CLOSED from East Mall to West Mall.  Access to Hospice will be provided at all times
  • Agronomy Road CLOSED from East Mall to Main Mall
  • Agronomy Road CLOSED from NW Marine Drive to West Mall
  • Lower Mall CLOSED
  • West Mall and University Boulevard will have controlled access by traffic control personnel
  • NW Marine Drive from West Mall to University Boulevard will have a restricted close.  Local access only.
  • NW Marine Drive CLOSED from University Boulevard to Kullahun
  • Access to Botanical Garden via Stadium Road through gaps in cyclists

 

 

 

 
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5th Annual UBC Bike Rave March 24, 2017 - 20:00 to 23:30

5th Annual UBC Bike Rave

Date
March 24, 2017 - 20:00 to 23:30
Location
Various locations, starting in Koerner Plaza and ending in University Commons

Event Details

Annual event to promote campus community and sustainable transport through an exciting and engaging dance event.

150 Participants.

Locations and approximate timings below:          

8:00pm-8:20pm Koerner Plaza

8:30pm-8:50pm Ponderosa Commons

9:00pm-9:20pm Agronomy Road & Main Mall

9:30pm-9:50pm Wyman Plaza

10:00pm-10:20pm Woodward Courtyard

10:30pm-11:30pm University Commons

A sound system will be used at the above locations at levels heard only in the immediate area.

Cyclists will follow the rules of the road.  There are no road Closures.

To print the event details and map, click here

 
 
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March 26, 2017 - 09:00 to March 29, 2017 - 17:00

UBC REC Storm the Wall

UBC REC Storm the Wall March 26, 2017 - 09:00 to March 29, 2017 - 17:00

UBC REC Storm the Wall

Date
March 26, 2017 - 09:00 to March 29, 2017 - 17:00
Location
UBC Pool, University Commons, University Boulevard and Main Mall from Agricultural Road to Agronomy Road

 

To print the event details and map, click here

Event Details

Annual UBC Recreation event - Swim, Sprint, Cycle, Run, Over the 12 foot Wall

Wall setup will occur March 13th to 17th.

Wall clinics occur March 20th - 24th

Event fencing and other setup on Saturday, March 25th from 7am - 7pm..  Takedown immediately following the event to 7pm to March 31st.

Anticipated 3,500 participants

There are no road closures associated with this event. 

Pedestrians and cyclists will be detoured around the routes and accommodated across the routes at key loations when there are gaps in runners

The cycle route will be closed off for participant use only - a detour will be provided around the route for campus pedestrians and cyclists. 

Event volunteers will be positoined on the route to provide access to buildings on Main Mall

For further event details or to register, please click here.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public Open House DP17003 Sports Courts and Field - Totem Park Residence March 29, 2017 - 17:00 to 18:30

Public Open House DP17003 Sports Courts and Field - Totem Park Residence

Date
March 29, 2017 - 17:00 to 18:30
Location
Foyer, Coquihalla Commons Block, 2525 West Mall

Join us on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 to view and comment on the development proposal for new sports courts and field for the Totem Park Residences.  Plans will be displayed for a 4,800m2 outdoor recreation area at the southwest corner of Thunderbird Boulevard and West Mall.

Representatives from the project team and Campus and Community Planning will be available to provide information and respond to inquiries about this project.

More information on this project is available on the Campus and Community Planning website: http://planning.ubc.ca/vancouver/projects-consultations/.

Can’t attend in person?  Comments may be submitted here or by email to the contact noted below by April 5, 2017

Please direct questions to Karen Russell,

Manager Development Services

karen.russell@ubc.ca 604-822-1586

This event is wheelchair accessible.