Off-Campus Events & Partnerships
lead rock climbing course
Tuesday, February 8 from 6:30-8:30pm
Learn the skills of lead climbing: proper clipping techniques, belaying, and the use of different belay devices. The class includes all necessary rental equipment (harness, shoes, rope, belay devices), and is taught by certified climbing instructors.
Participants must be able to climb a grade of 5.9 or higher, be a competent top rope belayer, and have taken a Level 1 or Top Rope course in the last 2 years.
Location: Beyond the Crux Climbing Gym
Rock climbing Lessons
Monday January 24 to February 14
Wednesday January 26 to February 16
Thursday January 27 to February 17
Friday January 28 to February 18
Lessons run from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. The cost is $50 and includes four lessons, rental equipment (harness and shoes), and instruction by certified climbing instructors.
Learn to climb with 4 fun-filled nights at Beyond The Crux Climbing Gym. At the conclusion of this course, you will feel comfortable and confident at the climbing gym and be able to top-rope climb without instruction/supervision.
learn to play squash
- Thursdays in Kelowna: January 27 to March 3
- Fridays in Vernon: January 28 to March 4
- Thursdays in Kelowna: March 10 to April 7
- Fridays in Vernon: March 11 to April 15
Time: 6:45-7:45pm or 8:00-9:00pm
Learn to play squash with Squash BC Post-Secondary Program! Includes 6 weeks of squash lessons at Rosters Sports Club in Vernon or Global Fitness & Racquet Centre in Kelowna.
Cost = $60 for 6 lessons
Kelowna Rockets hockey tickets
Purchase your Kelowna Rockets voucher at the Customer Service Desk in the Gymnasium for $20 ($10 off regular priced tickets). This deal is available for any game all season long!
All vouchers must be redeemed in person at the Select Your Tickets Box Office located at Prospera Place.
Location: Prospera Place
Learn to curl
Sunday, January 23 to February 6 from 5:00 to 7:30pm
Join UBCO Recreation in a Learn to Curl program. Three nights of instruction, equipment and games. Bring your friends for a fun night on the ice.
Location: Kelowna Curling Club
Click here for directions to the Kelowna Curling Club. The most direct bus route from campus is the 6 or 97 to the Downtown Queensway Exchange. Then walk or take the 2 bus route to the Kelowna Curling Club.
Fridays, January 28 to February 18 from 6:15-7:45pm
UBC Recreation has partnered with the Kelowna Gymnastics Club to offer a gymnastics program for students and staff! Join us on Friday nights for a short lesson and free play in the gym.
This is a 4 week program being offered from 6:15pm-7:45pm on Fridays starting January 28-February 18, 2022. Grab your friends and spend sometime in the gym!
February 13 from 3:00-7:30pm
Join us for a fun evening of curling for beginners & ice connoisseurs alike! Gather your team of 4-6 individuals for an entertaining day of curling. Games consist of 4 ends.
*participants will need to find their own transportation to and from the event.
Location: Kelowna Curling Club (551 Recreation Avenue, Kelowna BC V1Y 7V5)
Cost: $25 per team