Health, Fitness and Family Discounts

 

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To keep informed on new additions to this list and keep up-to-date on health and well-being offerings please check out the UBC Healthy Newsletter and be sure to check back here often.

 

 

As UBC staff and faculty, you (and your family) are eligible for many discounts at organizations both on and off campus.

 

OKANAGAN OFF-CAMPUS DISCOUNTS

Many businesses and service providers in the Kelowna area, offer discounted rates to UBC OKanagan staff and faculty. See below for the full list of participating merchants and where you can save.

Disclaimer: UBC does not endorse external service providers – these listings are for informational purposes only.


Float Space

Float Space is a four tank sensory deprivation and floatation centre created by one of your very own UBC Okangan students. It is their mission and passions to provide a clean, calm, and safe space to explore and enhance the practice of floatation REST (Restricted Environmental Stimuli Technique). Floating is a powerful experience of mind, body, and soul; a journey inwards to the very core of your being, and an integral tool in your pursuit of health and excellence. Float Space will offer staff and faculty 15% off single sessions, or $40 for a monthly membership (commit to a minimum one float per month). Offer redeemable with the presentation of a staff or faculty ID card.

 

Global Fitness & Racquet Centre

Global Fitness & Racquet Centre offers all UBCO staff and faculty a membership rate of $42/mth for the Bronze Lifestyle Corporate membership – based on a 1 year min. commitment (reg $55/mth, a 24% savings!). Rates are also extendable to employee family members living in the same household, once an employee signs up for a Corporate Membership. Only additional fee is an annual-fee of $25.  Offer redeemable with the presentation of a staff or faculty ID card.

The Bronze membership provides access to two-floors of resistance-training & cardio equipment; over 80 classes a week including Spin, Yoga, Pilates and more; access to 5 squash courts and 3 racquetball courts; discounted entry to 3 indoor tennis courts; access to amenities including hot tub, sauna & steam room; as well as child minding services.

 

GoodLife Fitness

Receive 15% off a National All Access Membership at GoodLife Fitness club in Kelowna, BC (*excluding Fit4Less by GoodLife clubs). The National All Access Membership has no restrictions and enables members’ full use of 230+ GoodLife Fitness Clubs across the country, 50+ Energie Cardio clubs in Quebec (*excludes Fit4Less by GoodLife & Econofitness clubs), as well as access to 450+ 24 Hour Fitness clubs in the Untied States! Towel service and child minding are extra, where available. Enrolment fee may apply.

To receive the discount, employees visit GoodLife Fitness club and request the UBC-Okanagan corporate rate. Quote account number CIP#15495. The corporate rate is also extended to spouses/partners & dependents living at the same address as employee, once the employee has joined. Offer redeemable with the presentation of a staff or faculty ID card.

 

Gravity Float & Wellness

Gravity Float & Wellness, offers all UBCO staff and faculty a 20% discount off all services (except memberships).  Offer redeemable with the presentation of a staff or faculty ID.

 

Gulfstream Restaurant

Gulfstream at the Four Points by Sheraton Kelowna Airport location offers all UBC staff and faculty a 10% discount off menu purchases (except alcohol). Offer redeemable with the presentation of a staff or faculty ID.

 

Hot Box Yoga

Hot Box Yoga is a modern yoga and wellness environment offering affordable prices and accessible yoga for everyone. UBC staff and faculty are eligible for a monthly unlimited membership (with a 12 month commitment) for $79/month.

Registration and all offer details can be reviewed HERE.  [Purchase to be made online only. Not available for in-house sale.]

NOTE: Upon enrolling client is to email info@thehotboxyoga.com notifying of their enrollment so payments can manually be adjusted to $79 from head office. Initial monthly payment will be $89 but client will be compensated by receiving their 2nd payment at just $69.

 

Hotel Eldorado

Hotel Eldorado is a 53-room boutique hotel situated on beautiful Okanagan Lake and is just minutes away from world-class wineries, championship golf courses, walking trails, beaches and shopping. The Hotel Eldorado is a wonderful venue whether you are travelling for business or pleasure and offers fantastic food, unsurpassed service and a charming ambiance. Offer redeemable with the presentation of a staff or faculty ID.

For the full list of the UBC negotiated rates for 2019, click HERE.

 

Mission Fitness

Mission Fitness offers a discounted staff corporate membership. Cost is $39 per month ($49.95 incl. tax). All memberships include access to the gym, track and all fitness classes. Complementary towel service as well as secured key code locked change rooms. Offer redeemable with the presentation of a staff or faculty ID.

 

Modo Yoga Kelowna

Modo Yoga Kelowna offers UBC staff and faculty a 15% discount off all classes. Offer redeemable with the presentation of a staff or faculty ID.

 

Manteo Resort – Waterfront Hotel & Villas

Manteo Resort, offers all UBC staff and faculty, preferred corporate rates, in addition to value-added benefits of priority early check-in & late check-out, priority waitlisting and Rewards Program offerings. Offer redeemable with the presentation of a staff or faculty ID.

For the full list of the UBC negotiated rates for 2019, click HERE.

Okanagan Beach Rentals

Okangan Beach Rentals offers UBCO faculty and staff a $5 discount on all rentals. Coupon must be printed out and presented at time rental. Can be used anytime, no reservations required, they operate “first come first serve”.

 

Oranj Fitness

Oranj Fitness offers UBC staff and faculty 25% off any regular priced memberships, punch passes and/or drop in. Offer redeemable with the presentation of staff or faculty ID.

For the full list of the UBC negotiated rates for 2019, click HERE.

 

Oxygen Yoga and Fitness

Oxygen Yoga & Fitness has over 60 studio locations and offers modern hot yoga fused with fitness in infrared heating. Class schedules include hot yoga, pilates-hot yoga fusion, bootcamps, barre-fusion and cardio/fitness classes. To try them out by signing up for a $10 unlimited one-week trail. Oxygen Yoga & Fitness offers UBCO staff and faculty a monthly unlimited membership for only $89/month based on a 12 month membership. Offer redeemable with the presentation of staff or faculty ID.

 

Sparkling Hill Resort

Staff and Faculty are eligible to receive 40% off the ‘Standard Rate’ at Sparkling Hill Resort. This Corporate Perks offer is valid for individual travel only, not applicable to multiple rooms, groups or events and cannot be combined with any other rates or promotional offers. This offer can be booked within 90-days of your chosen stay dates, based on availability. Taxes and gratuities are not included. Rates are based on single or double occupancy, a 3rd or 4th person can be booked per room for an additional fee. Offer is subject to availability and is valid for stays from January 1 to December 15, 2019, excluding holidays and long-weekends. This offer is not applicable to Penthouse Suite reservations.

Book online at sparklinghill.com with promo code UBCO or call 1.877.275.1556 and quote UBCO.

Employees must quote the promo code UBCO to receive this special rate. Your staff or faculty ID, business card, or pay stub is required upon arrival, to match your photo ID for check-in. Employee must be staying in the room to receive this special rate.

Complimentary with stay:

  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Daily Hot European-inspired Buffet Breakfast
  • Resort-wide Wireless Internet
  • Valet Parking
  • Access to the 40,000 sq.ft. KurSpa

 

Spinco

Spinco is a 50 minute full body workout class designed to energize your mind and feed your soul. We work together, as ONE TEAM, ONE BIKE.

Spinco Kelowna is pleased to offer staff and faculty 25% off packages (excluding drop ins and two week unlimited). Offer redeemable with the presentation of staff or faculty ID.

 

The EnergyPlex

Kelowna’s #1 indoor family fun centre for all ages! Upon presentation of your UBCO staff or faculty ID card you are entitled to receive a 10% discount on the general admission (that includes the Trampoline Gym, Rock Climbing, Cube 4-level playground and Ballistix) as well as a 10% discount on all the X-treme activities such as SkyTrax, Laser Tag and Bungy Trampolines). Discount is not applicable on food or drinks. Check out The EnergyPlex website for full details.

 

The Lions Cyclery

The Lions Cyclery strives to provide the highest standard of bicycle fitting and service. All UBCO staff and faculty are eligible to receive 10% off all service and labour with the presentation of a staff or faculty ID card.

 

The Women’s Place Fitness

The Women’s Place Fitness offers a corporate membership to UBCO employees. The monthly corporate rate is $45/month plus tax instead of the regular $59/month plus tax, so it is a great savings! All UBCO employees are asked to bring their staff or faculty ID card to sign up. It is a pre-authorized payment so employees will also need to bring either a credit card or void cheque.

 

UBCO Campus Recreation and The Hangar Fitness Centre

UBCO Campus Recreation consists of the gymnasium, Nonis Sports Field, The Hangar Fitness Centre and group fitness classes, outdoor courts (beach volleyball and hockey) and campus intramurals. Athletics and Recreation facility and fitness fees offers UBCO staff and faculty discounts for memberships, personal training, fitness classes and workshops. Membership includes access to the fitness centre and various group fitness classes

Okanagan Regional Library @ UBCO 

The Okanagan Regional Library’s branch is now open and available to everyone on the UBC Okanagan Campus. We invite faculty, and staff to explore the collection and enjoy the wide selection of genres, media, and movies available through our friends at ORL.

For anyone interested in obtaining an ORL Library Card, a staff member will be in the ORL @ UBCO branch Tuesdays from 9:30 – 10:30.

There are a variety of services the UBCO-ORL branch offers including:

  • Pick up and check out your holds
  • Borrow from our small popular collection
  • Relax, read, and socialize during breaks
  • Access online resources like streaming popular documentaries, listen to jazz, or learn a new language
  • Free access to ORL eBooks, InstantFlix, Naxos Music Library and more

 

Cell Phones (Rogers & Telus)

While UBC IT does not provide cell phones or offer support for them, there are two cell phone vendors providing corporate plans to UBC. They offer a variety of services including selling cellular and PCS phones, cordless phones and an assortment of wireless data products.

For additional information, please refer to the contact and web site information.

 

YVR Parking – Vancouver Airport

UBC has two parking discount programs at the Vancouver International Airport. The Park’N Fly facility at the Vancouver International Airport offers UBC faculty and staff a 25% discount off regular rates. YVR offers UBC faculty and staff a free Corporate Parking Pass program that provides a 30% discount off all regular rates for all four parking facilities at YVR. For more information click here.

The PNE – Vancouver

The Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) is offering UBC staff and faculty exciting discounts on online purchases for individuals and groups!  You can save on tickets to Playland at the PNE by going to pne.ca/groupsales, selecting the event of your choice, entering the online ticket program code (89btnp78) and following purchase instructions. View the discounted corporate rates for the Playland at the PNE. For more information, email groupsales@pne.ca or call 604-252-3663

 

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VANCOUVER ON-CAMPUS DISCOUNTS

UBC Attractions

UBC Faculty & Staff can get free admission to the UBC Attractions at the Vancouver campus, by showing their UBC Card. You can visit the Museum of Anthropology, the UBC Botanical Garden and Nitobe Memorial Garden, as well as to the Beaty Biodiversity Museum and the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery.

Check out the FULL LIST of discounts available on-campus in Vancouver.

VANCOUVER OFF-CAMPUS DISCOUNTS

 

Many businesses and service providers in the Lower Mainland offer discounted rates to UBC staff and faculty. All you need to take advantage of this is your valid UBC Faculty/Staff card. Check out the FULL LIST of participating merchants to see where you can save.

 

 

 If you are a business who would like to offer a discount, or a staff member with a suggestion for a business or service, please contact Carleigh Benoit, Manager, Workplace Reintegration and Accommodation Program, Okanagan Campus, 250-807-9543 or carleigh.benoit@ubc.ca