War Memorial Gym

War Memorial Gym

Facility Overview

The UBC War Memorial Gymnasium is located in the centre of the University of British Columbia Point Grey campus, adjacent to the Nest (the Student Union Building), the Robert H Lee Alumni Centre, the Student Recreation Centre and the UBC Aquatic Centre.

The gymnasium accommodates up to 2,862 spectators, and measures 160 feet in length. This facility can be used for various sports, including basketball and volleyball.

Facility History

Facility Rates

Prices in effect until March 31, 2021. Prices do not include GST.

In order to qualify for the UBC Student rate, all participants MUST be current, registered UBC Students.

Space Public Rate / Hr Public Rate / Day UBC Student Rate / Hr UBC Student Rate / Day
Gymnasium $376 $2,600 $344 $2,370
War 100 / Lobby $130 $1,300 $115.50 $1,155

Rental Requests

War Memorial Gym Rental Request Form

Facility Features

  • Gymnasium can hold up to 4 volleyball courts and features a main basketball court
  • Full service dressing rooms and showers
  • Public address system
  • Lobby area is over 3,200 sq ft, ideal for refreshments, exhibits, etc…
  • On-site meeting space rentals available

Gymnasium Dimensions

  • Length of gym: 160 ft
  • Width (bleachers in): 94 ft
  • Width (bleachers out): 69 ft
  • Ceiling height: 31.5 ft – this does NOT include the speaker cluster that hangs down approximately 6 feet at the East end of the Gym.
  • Total Square Footage: 15,000 sq ft of floor space

Gymnasium Seating Capacity

  • Permanent Seating: 2,222
  • Expandable Bleachers: 600
  • Floor Seats: 40
  • Total seating capacity: 2,862

Meeting Room Square Footage

  • Lobby: 82’ x 40’
  • Room 100: 30’ x 30’
  • Room 206 & 208 (together): 50’ x 20’

Parking

  • UBC Parking is a pay by plate system. The closest parkade to War Memorial Gym is North Parkade. Visit UBC Parking for more information.

6081 University Blvd
Vancouver, BC
V6T 1Z1

Hours of Operation

September – March
Mon Fri: 7:30 am 10:00 pm
Sat Sun: 9:30 am 10:00 pm
Statutory Holidays: Closed

April – August
Mon Thu: 7:30 am 9:00 pm
Fri: 7:30 am 6:00 pm
Sat Sun: Closed
Statutory Holidays: Closed

Bookable hours are available outside of Hours of Operation.

Contacts

Becky Wilder
Coordinator, Varsity Events
Phone: 604.822.3094
Email: becky.wilder@ubc.ca