Gerald McGavin UBC Rugby Centre

Gerald McGavin UBC Rugby Centre

Facility Overview

Located in the heart of UBC’s athletic venues and pristine playing fields, the Gerald McGavin Rugby Centre offers guests a superior open space that can be catered to any small to mid-sized event.

Boasting a centrepiece bar and wall to wall windows overlooking Thunderbird Park, which can open up to seamlessly connect the beautiful terrace with the indoor space, this venue brings the perfect amount of modern luxury and hospitality to your event. The thirty foot bar includes a servery and 4 wide screen TVs that connect to a first class audio & video system.

As a licensed venue with flawless grandeur and impeccable views, the Gerald McGavin Rugby Centre is unmatched.

Facility History

Facility Rates

Prices in effect until March 31, 2025. Prices do not include GST. Rentals of 10 hours or more will qualify for the day rate. Additional hours will be applied to rentals over 10 hours

$100 set up and take down charge applies to all Rugby Pavilion event rentals.


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Gerald McGavin Rugby Pavilion





Rental Requests

Gerald McGavin UBC Rugby Centre Rental Request Form

Facility Amenities

  • Capacity for 100 guests
  • 30-foot wood topped bar
  • Servery with fridge
  • Vast natural lighting
  • AV Systems
  • 4 wide screen TVs
  • Licensed venue
  • Rustic wooden bar chairs
  • Leather lounge sofas
  • Covered terrace
  • South-facing views
  • Ample parking nearby
  • Nearby public transport
  • Step-free access


  • UBC Parking is a pay by plate system. There is street parking available along Wesbrook Mall and Thunderbird Parkade is the closest parkade. Visit UBC Parking for more information.

2765 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC
V6T 1Z1


Dan Vano
Coordinator, Customer Services & Rental Operations (Fields & Baseball)

Facility Operations Staff
Phone: 604.220.0735

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