Things to do at UBC

Please see the following weblinks if you are interested in activities in and around UBC.


UBC Botanical Gardens & Greenheart Tree Walk

The UBC Botanical Gardens and optional Greenheart tree walks are located 6804 SW Marine Drive (approximately 40 minute walk from the ISPP 2018 conference centre).  Rates vary, depending upon which activities you wish to do.  Scheduled public tours as well as private walks are available.  Please contact the gardens directly at or Tel: 604.822.4208

UBC Botanical Garden
March 1 – October 31
Daily 9:30 am-4:30 pm

Greenheart TreeWalk
April 1 – October 31
Daily 10:00 am-4:00 pm

(photo credits, UBC Botanical Gardens)


UBC Aquatic Centre

The newly renovated UBC Aquatic Centre welcomes drop-in swimmers.  If you are looking for an on-campus swimming facilities for all ages, this accessible centre can serve your needs. The facility features include a 25 metre recreational pool with diving boards, a 50 metre competition pool as well as a lazy river with accessible ramp.  Drop-in rates vary, but start at $6/adult over non-peak hours.  Please review the amenities, hours and costs at the aquatics website:

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