Skiing, Snowboarding and Outdoor Adventure

Registration for 2019 programs now OPEN: 

Click the online registration link or visit the recreation customer service desk in the gym to register in person.


Big White Student Day: Saturday, January 19th

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A full day of affordable fun at Big White Ski Resort – with optional, round trip transportation from campus. Please note that these prices are only available when registering in advance through UBC Recreation. Registration deadline: Monday, January 14th.

$45 Lift Tickets
$35 Group Lessons (ski or snowboard)
$25 Rentals (ski or snowboard)
$105 Beginners Discovery Package with Half Day Lessons
$135 Beginners Discovery Package with Full Day Lessons
   Discovery Packages are perfect (and highly recommended) for those who have never skied or snowboarded before.
   They include rentals, beginner area lift ticket and lessons

If registering for the NO BUS option:

You are responsible for your own transportation to Big White. You may pick up your pre-purchased passes at Recreation Customer Service on Friday, January 18th after noon. If you do not pick you passes up in advance, you must meet the UBC Recreation rep in the Village Center Mall (outside the rental shop) between 9-9:15am. If you are not present at this time 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 VCM at 9:30am.

 If Registering for WITH BUS Option:

​A private charter bus will leave the main campus transit exchange (between LIB & EME) at 7.45am sharp on Saturday, January 19th. Please arrive early as the bus will depart on time to ensure an on-time arrival at Big White. The same bus will leave Big White at 4pm to return back to UBC. Pending road conditions and traffic, the bus should arrive back on campus around 5pm. You are responsible for ensuring you arrive on time to catch the bus both at Big White & from campus in the morning. No refunds will be given for any services if you miss the bus.

Friday Night Big White Bus

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

Must Register in advance to reserve your spot on the bus. Registration for each Friday is open 2 week in advance.  Click HERE to Register now 

Big White Adventure Day: Saturday, March 2nd

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Not into skiing or snowboarding? No problem! Check out awesome deals on skating, tubing, snowshoeing & nordic skiing. Experience the Big White Village and see what all the fun is about on the mountain. Skiing & snowboarding services (rentals, lifts & lessons) also available. 

 Adventure Options

$12 Tubing (starts at 2pm)
$12 skate rental (bring your own skates for FREE skating)
$55 Interpretive Snowshoe Tour (includes rental, trail pass & guide)
$40 Snowshoe Rental (must also purchase trail pass)
$15 Snowshoe/Nordic Trail Pass (welcome to bring your own gear)


 Student Biggie Card

Student Lift Passes for just $77 (+tx.) 

Only available in the Customer Service Desk in the gym.

This is a re-loadable, direct-to-lift pass that can be used on any day. No need to activate for first use. The more you reload your Biggie Card, the more you save! learn more about how a Biggie Cards works.