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May 29, 2017 - 08:00 to June 2, 2017 - 17:00

Bike to Work Week

Bike to Work Week May 29, 2017 - 08:00 to June 2, 2017 - 17:00

Bike to Work Week

Date
May 29, 2017 - 08:00 to June 2, 2017 - 17:00
Location
UBC Vancouver

There’s no better time to get inspired to get active and energized on your way to UBC, and reduce your carbon footprint. You can also win great prizes! We’ve got lots going on through the week to keep you pumped up and prepared to tackle anything (including the hill).

Register to be eligible for great prizes from HUB. Learn more.

Learn more about Bike to Work Week events on campus including the Celebration Station on June 1, 4-6pm at UBC Bookstore. 

 

 

 

 
 
Bike to Work Week Celebration Station June 1, 2017 - 16:00 to 18:00

Bike to Work Week Celebration Station

Date
June 1, 2017 - 16:00 to 18:00
Location
Lee Square (by the UBC Bookstore)

Join us in celebrating Bike to Work Week at the Celebration Station at Lee Square (by the UBC Bookstore) for free bike tune-ups, coffee and snacks, cycling resources, and the chance to win great prizes.

Learn more

 
 
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Global National Masters Cycling Championship June 11, 2017 - 07:00 to 16:00

Global National Masters Cycling Championship

Date
June 11, 2017 - 07:00 to 16:00
Location
West 16th Avenue & SW Marine Drive

If you would like to print out the event details and map, click here.

Event Details

  • Start and finish at West 16th Avenue between Imperial Drive and Blanca Street
  • 10.6km course with cyclists travelling counter clockwise around Wsbrook Place and Pacific Spirit Park
  • Event parking will not be permitted in Wesbrook Place
  • 400 participants; 400 spectators

Road Closure Details

  • Limited access at Wesbrook Mall and SW Marine Drive.  Flaggers will accommodate turning moverments across the closed lane when there are gaps between cyclists.  Expect some delays
  • SW Marine Drive OPEN - two-way traffic is accommodated in southbound lanes
  • West 16th Avenue eastbound lanes CLOSED from SW Marine Drive to Blanca
  • West 16th Avenue westbound lanes OPEN from Blanca to SW Marine Drive
  • Access across West 16th Avenue at Wesbrook Mall or East Mall will be provided via gaps in cyclists, expect delays
  • Binning Road to West 16th Avenue CLOSED

For further event information, click here.
 

 
 
World Tuesday Night Championship Bike Race June 13, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

World Tuesday Night Championship Bike Race

Date
June 13, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00
Location
Stadium Road, East Mall, West 16th Ave, SW Marine Drive

To print event details and map, click here

Event Details:

  • Tuesdays from May 9th to August 29th, but may not occur on every Tuesday
  • Clockwise from Stadium Road and Main Mall to East Mall, West 16th Avenue, SW Marine Drive and Stadium Road back to Main Mall.
  • Cyclists ride at higher speeds and follow rules of the road, but close a lane for their event because of the high cycling speeds
  • Course marshalls and traffic control personnel (TCP) will be placed along the course to ensure the safety of cyclists and bring awareness to the comunity that the event is in progress
  • Short delays may occur before traffic is permitted to cross the reserved lane behind the cyclists
  • Food and beverage will not be served
  • Sound system will not be used

Event Road Closures:

  • TCP will close one lane westbound on West 16th Avenue at East Mall roundabout, but all traffic movements will be maintained.
  • Course marshalls will be located at St. John Hospice, Botanical Garden and Stadium Road to allow access when it is safe.
  • Access to West Mall driveways from the north either from Agronomy Road off of Marine Drive or from Thunderbird Blvd.off of East Mall.
  • Access to St. John Hospice via West Mall
 
 
 
Longest Day Road Race June 16, 2017 - 18:30 to 21:00

Longest Day Road Race

Date
June 16, 2017 - 18:30 to 21:00
Location
Various campus areas

To print event details and route map, click here

Event Details:

Setup at 9:00am.  Takedown to 10:30pm

1,700 participants; 300 spectators

Fundraising for the Junior Diabetes Resaerch Foundation and the Junior Development Track & Field

Start on Stadium Road at Main Mall.

Finish line and event fair at Thunderbird Stadium parking lot

Access to St. John Hospice maintained at all times via Marine Drive and West Mall  to Stadium Road

Building access to be maintained at all times via gaps in runners. 

Sound system will be used at finish line from 5:30pm - 9:00pm to announce runners and awards at levels that will not impact Hospice residents.

Non-amplified music will be playing at various points on Main Mall - Koerner Plaza, at Agricultural Road, around Martha Piper Plaza, Fairview Commons and Main Mall grass meridian between Kaiser and The Barn Daycare..

To minimize disruption to the residents, Main Mall from Thunderbird Blvd to Stadium Road designated as a "quiet" and "no cheer" zone.

Food and alcohol will be served in the Stadium parking lot.

Road closures - see map above. 

6:00pm - 8:45pm - Stadium Road CLOSED from East Mall to West Mall

6:30pm - 8:00pm - East Mall southbound CLOSED from Thunderbird Boulevard to West 16th

6:45pm  8:30pm - West Mall northbound CLOSED from Stadium Road to Stores Road

Access to St. John Hospice maintained via SW Marine Drive and West Mall to Stadium Road via gaps in runners

Access in/out of Hawthorn Place driveways on West Mall will be available via gaps in runners with the help of Traffic Control Personnel

Access to/from Hawthorn Place will be via Thunderbird Boulevard and Wesbrook Mall

For further event or registration information, click here.

 
UBC REC Point Grey Triathlon - CANCELLED June 17, 2017 - 07:00 to 14:00

UBC REC Point Grey Triathlon - CANCELLED

Date
June 17, 2017 - 07:00 to 14:00
Location
CANCELLED

This event has been cancelled. 

 
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Public Open House - DP17016 Wesbrook Place Lots 7 & 8 Market Residential; and DP17014T - Nobel House Rooftop Telecommunications Antennas June 20, 2017 - 17:00 to 18:30

Public Open House - DP17016 Wesbrook Place Lots 7 & 8 Market Residential; and DP17014T - Nobel House Rooftop Telecommunications Antennas

Date
June 20, 2017 - 17:00 to 18:30
Location
Wesbrook Welcome Centre, 3378 Wesbrook Mall

Join us on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 to view and comment on two development proposals in Wesbrook Place.  Plans will be displayed for:

  • DP17016 Wesbrook Place Lots 7 & 8 "The Residences at Nobel Park" project consisting of a new 29,280 m2 market residential project comprising 267 units within a 14-storey highrise, 5-storey mid-rise and 2/3-storey townhomes.
  • DP17014T Nobel House Rooftop Telecommunications Antennas for the installation of three (3) Freedom Mobile wireless telecommunication antennas and related equipement on the roof of Nobel House, 3655 Wesbrook Mall.

Representatives from the project teams and Campus and Community Planning will be available to provide information and respond to inquiries about these projects.

More information on these projects is available on the Campus and Community Planning website:

Can’t attend in person?  Comments may be submitted in person at the open house; through a link on the project webpages; or by email to the contact noted below by June 27, 2017.

Please direct questions to Karen Russell,

Manager Development Services

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

This event is wheelchair accessible.

 
 
 
 
 
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Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon June 25, 2017 - 07:30 to 09:00

Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon

Date
June 25, 2017 - 07:30 to 09:00
Location
East Mall, West 16th Avenue and Marine Drive

To print the above map, click here

Event Details

  • 4,500 participants
  • Setup 5:00am / Takedown to 9:30am
  • In support of 75 local charities
  • Start on East Mall
  • No parking on west side of East Mall
  • Access to St. John Hospice via West Mall from 7:15am - 7:45am

Road Closures:

5:00am – 8:00am - East Mall - Agronomy Road to Thunderbird Blvd

7:15am - 7:45am - East Mall southbound CLOSED Thunderbird Blvd to West 16th Ave.  No through traffic permitted on Thunderbird Blvd during this time. 

7:15am – 8:00am - West 16th Avenue westbound CLOSED from East Mall to SW Marine. 

7:15am – 9:00am - SW/NW Marine Drive CLOSED from Viewpoint by Wesbrook Mall to Chancellor Blvd

For additional event information and road closures, click here

 
 
 
 
Public Open House - DP17018 Gage Residence Landscape Improvements June 29, 2017 - 16:30 to 18:00

Public Open House - DP17018 Gage Residence Landscape Improvements

Date
June 29, 2017 - 16:30 to 18:00
Location
Fort Camp Lounge, Commons Block, Walter H. Gage Residence, 5959 Student Union Boulevard

Join us on Wednesday, June 29, 2017 to view and comment on the development proposal for landscape improvements at Walter H. Gage Residence, 5959 Student Union Boulevard.  Plans will be displayed for the renewal of 2,600m2 of landscape space that will include a watermain upgrade; select tree removals and new plantings; new hard/soft landscaping; and lighting improvements.

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 July 6, 2017

Please direct questions to Karen Russell,

Manager, Development Services

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

This event is wheelchair accessible.