Parks & Recreation
The public realm in Wesbrook, Hawthorn Place and East Campus is a key component of UBC’s livability. From the connected water features, to the gathering squares, to the community gardens and softball diamond at Nobel Park, to the soccer fields at Brockhouse Park and the imaginative playgrounds throughout the parks.
Wesbrook Community Centre
The Wesbrook Community Centre includes various wellness programs, a fitness facility, and space for large community events.
This park has a small playground and a water feature that connects it to the nearby Smith Park.
This park has a large water feature, extensive lawns and a playground.
This park boasts a large playground, community gardens and a softball diamond.
Adjacent to the Wesbrook Community Centre, Brockhouse Park is an artificial turf field designed as a full sized soccer field.
The park is home to a plaza with picnic seating, a children’s play area, large open lawn area and a pond.
Norman Mackenzie Square
This gathering space is the heart of Wesbrook Village, situated between the BierCraft patio and Blenz Coffe.
East Campus Park
Located in East Campus, this forested area was designed to encourage exploration and open-ended play at its bird nest inspired playground.
Pacific Spirit Park
Thirty three trails wind through 763 hectares of forest, creating endless options for runners, walkers and cyclists of all abilities.