Off-Campus Events & Partnerships


silverstar student discounts

Monday – Friday until September 6, 2021!

UBCO Student discount on summer downhill biking day passes at SilverStar! (excludes Afternoon Tickets and Extended Play). Cost = $54.00 + GST

Day tickets for downhill biking: 10 am – 5 pm

Pre-purchase by calling the call centre at 1-800-663-4431 or purchase your discounted downhill biking day pass at the resort!

*must show Student ID upon pick-up at resort



nine & Dine golf

Friday, August 20th & September 24th

Join us for an evening of golf at Kelowna Spring Golf Club! Nine and Dine cost $38 (including tax) and includes 9 holes of golf and an $11 voucher towards dinner at Legends Classic Grill. Tee times start at 5:52 pm and continue at 8-minute intervals until 6:48 pm. You must be on the tee box, ready to golf at the tee time you select. Beginners are welcome!

Equipment Rentals: Golf cart = $13 per person; Clubs = $35

*Payment will be due the day of the event at Kelowna Springs Golf Club upon check-in. You are simply reserving your tee time with us!



pottery painting

Thursday, August 19th at 6-8pm

Join UBCO Recreation at Work of Art Pottery for an evening of pottery painting!

Learn different painting techniques and designs. Choose from a wide selection of products, such as mugs, bowls, plates, planters, and much more!

Price list:

  • Mugs from $15 to $25
  • Plates from $15 to $20
  • Figure characters from $20 to $30
  • Candleholders from $50



paddleboarding lessons

Session 4: August 8, 15, and 22

Session 5: September 12, 19, and 26

Each lesson takes place on Sundays from 1:00pm – 2:30pm.

Cost: $45.00 for students; $65.00 for staff



golf lessons

Session 5: August 9, August 16, August 23 & August 30

Session 6: Sept 6, Sept 13, Sept 20 & Sept 27

Group lessons are a great way to learn all aspects of the game with your friends in a fun and relaxing atmosphere.  This is open to students, staff & faculty and family.

Group lessons include four, 1-hour lessons.

Start time: 6:00pm-7:00pm or 7:15pm-8:15pm

Student Package: $79.00 | Adult/Staff Package: $99.00



Wood sign painting nights

September 9th and 21st at 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Sign painting nights are back at Rustic Chalk Decor, in the studio!

Choose from a wide selection of designs and paint colours to create a personalized sign you can use to decorate your living space!

The studio is located at 1974 Moss Ct.

Register for September 9th

Register for September 21st





Rock climbing Lessons

Mondays – Sept 20, 27, Oct 4 & 18

Wednesdays – Sept 22, 29, Oct 6 & 13

Thursdays – Sept 23, 30, Oct 7 & 14

Lessons run from 6:30 – 8 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.



mini-golf tournament

September 12th at 5:30-8:00 pm

Join us for a night on the mini-golf course. Teams of 2-4 are welcome to register! Want to join us but don’t have a team? Sign up as an individual to meet new people! Shotgun start at 5:30 pm!

Registration costs $11.00/person.



learn to play squash

  • Thursdays in Kelowna from September 23rd to October 28th, or
  • Fridays in Vernon from September 24th to October 29th at 6:45-7:45 pm or 8:00-9:00 pm. 

Learn to play squash with Squash BC Post-Secondary Program! Includes 6 weeks of squash lessons at Global Fitness & Racquet Centre in Kelowna or Rosters Sports Club in Vernon.

Cost = $60 for 6 lessons



lawn bowling

August 11, 18 & 25 or September 15, 22 & 29

Learn to Lawn Bowl with the Kelowna Lawn Bowling Club at City Park. 3 weeks of lessons for $45.00 at 6:00-8:00 pm.

Lawn bowling is a game that involves rolling biased balls called “bowls” at a smaller target ball called a “jack”. A sport that is easy to learn, with very few rules, no equipment needed except Flat Shoes! Join UBCO Recreation as we partner with the Kelowna Lawn Bowling Club to learn the sport of Lawn Bowling. Come check it out!