Skiing, Snowboarding and Outdoor Adventure

Registration for 2018 programs now OPEN: 

Online Registration link

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


Big White Adventure Day – March 3rd

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

 2018 BW Adventure Day Spotlight

Please note that these prices are only available when registering in advance through UBC Recreation. Registration deadline is Monday, February 26th. Click here to register online or visit Recreation Customer Service it the gymnasium. 

Adventure Options

$12 Tubing Pass (opens at 2pm)
$12 Skate Rental per hour (opens at 11am)
$45 Snowshoe Tour (includes guide, rentals & trail pass)
$55 Nordic/Cross Country Ski Tour (includes guide, rentals & trail pass)

Skiing & Snowboarding Options

$45 Lift Tickets
$35 Group Lessons (ski or snowboard)
$25 Rentals (ski or snowboard)
$80 Beginners Discovery Package with Half Day Lessons
$105 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 lift ticket and lessons

If registering for the NO BUS option:

You are responsible for your own transportation to Big Whhite. You may pick up your pre-purchased passes at Recreation Customer Service on Friday, March 2nd. If you do not pick you passes up in advance, you must meet the UBC Recreation bus in the Happy Valley parking lot on Saturday morning AT 8.45AM. 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 parking lot at 9am.

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 March 3rd. 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 Ski Bus

2018 BW Fridays Spotlight

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.  Click HERE to Register now (under Friday Night Big White Bus)


Student Biggie Card

2018 biggie card spotlight

Student Lift Passes for just $72 (+tx.) 

Only available in the Gym at the Customer Service Desk! Now accepting debit and credit. 

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.


Big White Student Day

good BW student Day spotlight 2018


Skiing, snowboarding, equipment rentals & lessons – all at almost 50% off! Big White Ski Resort teams up with UBC Recreation to offer 1 student day every winter. Missed Student Day? Make sure you check out Adventure Day on March 3rd for equally as good of deals.