Skiing, Snowboarding and Outdoor Adventure

Registration for 2017 programs now OPEN: 

Online Registration link

or in-person at Recreation Customer Service in the gym (now accepting debit and credit!)

Student Day at Silver Star Mountain: Saturday, February 4th 2017

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, January 31st

Click HERE to Register now!

2017 SIlver Star Day

Skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, equipment rentals, lessons, skating, tubing & more - all at almost 50% off! Silver Star Mountain Resort teams up with UBC Recreation to offer 1 student day every winter and you're not going to want to miss it.

$10 Bus Ticket
$40 Lift Tickets
$40 Group Lessons
$30 Rentals (ski or snowboard & helmet)
$90 Beginners Discovery Package (incl. rentals, beginner lift ticket and 1/2 day lesson). Discovery Packages are perfect (and highly recommended) for those who have never skied or snowboarded before.

$50 Nordic Cross Country Ski Package* (rental, lift, 1.5 hour lesson)
$40 Snowshoe Package* (rental, lift & 1.5 hour lesson)
* require a minimum of 3 registrants to operate
$17 Tubing & Skating Ticket ($10 skate rental)

These prices can't be beat and are only available when purchased in advance through UBC Recreation - Registration deadline January 31st. There are limited spots available so sign up today!

If registering for the NO BUS option:

You are responsible for your own transportation to Silver Star. Once at Silver Star, you must meet the UBC Recreation bus in the parking lot on Saturday morning AT 8.45AM. If you are not present before 9am to obtain your passes, you will not be able to use them that day and will not be refunded. The UBC Recreation Rep will be leaving the bus area at 9.10am.


$10 Friday Night Ski Bus -

         Friday, January 13th & February 3rd, 2017: Big White

Friday, January 20th & 27th, 2017: Silver Star

For Friday nights during the winter semester, you can hitch a ride to an evening of affordable, Friday night fun at Big White Ski Resort or Silver Star Mountain Resort. UBC Recreation offers a $10 bus ride(round trip) to the mountain where there is $10 night skiing, lift tickets and $10 evening rentals (payable at the resort).

Must Register in advance to reserve your spot on the bus.  Click HERE to Register now (under Friday night ski bus)


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Did you know?

Even if UBC Recreation isn't running buses to the hill, you can hitch a ride to Big White and Silverstar every weekend!

Click the logos below to find transportation information for each mountain.

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2016 Student Biggie Card Spotlight 

Student Lift Passes: $73 (incl. tx.)

Only available in the Gym at the Customer Service Desk! 

Stop by recreation customer service to receive the best deal in town on a lift ticket. Now accepting debit and credit.

The more you reload your Biggie Card, the more you save!

How do Biggie Cards work?