UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research

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If you currently have an active membership your new year will be added after your current membership year ends. 


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Become a Member today!

The best way to enjoy everything the gardens at UBC have to offer is through a membership, which includes admission to both UBC Botanical Garden and Nitobe
Memorial Garden. Membership is an investment in your community and a valuable way of supporting the future of the gardens.

Your membership will help us continue to provide informative and engaging experiences for our many visitors. We are pleased to offer our members a range of benefits to enhance their visitor experience.

Membership Levels

 BasicGreenheart Canopy Walkway
Individual Adult (18+)$35add $15
Concession1$25add $10
Adult & Child$45add $20
Concession Couple1$45add $20
Couple$60add $30
Family2$70add $30

1. Concession: Youth 13-17, Non-UBC Student, Senior 55+, Persons with Disabilities.
2. Family: Up to 2 Adults 18+, and up to 4 Children 5-12 and/or Youth 13-17 (Chldren ages 0-4 are free).

enhanced membership*
Arbutusadd $100
Birchadd $200
Cedaradd $500
Dogwoodadd $1,000

* In accordance with CRA guidelines, a tax receipt will be issued for the charitable portion of your membership (if applicable) or for any donations you have made.

Become a Member

Click here to purchase or renew a membership online.

Download membership form

Completed membership forms can be submitted to UBC Botanical Garden’s gatehouse on your next visit or mailed to:

UBC Botanical Garden c/o Annual Giving
500-5950 University Blvd
Vancouver, BC
V6T 1Z3

Memberships can also be purchased or renewed by calling 604.822.4208

Basic Member Benefits

• Unlimited seasonal access to UBC Botanical Garden and Nitobe Memorial Garden. Excludes special events and paid programs
• Invitation to members-only special events including seasonal tours and the annual Shop in the Garden Members Sale
• Early registration to select workshops, lectures and special events
• 10% or greater discount on many educational programs at UBC Botanical Garden (Horticulture Training Program, school programs and specialty programs excluded)
• 10% or greater discount on Shop in the Garden purchases
• 10% discount general admission for a friend (maximum 6 people per member, and per visit)
• 25% discount on admission and membership to the Beaty Biodiversity Museum
• Email newsletter subscription
• Select discounts and reciprocal benefits with community partner businesses

Enhanced Membership

To get even more out of your visits, choose one of our enhanced memberships. You will be making a valuable contribution to the gardens and will receive a range of privileges that will enhance your experience. A tax receipt will be issued for the additional contribution, as it is a donation to UBC Botanical Garden.

Your enhanced membership will directly support our education and outreach programs, our lecture and discussion series and the hands-on experiences our visitors enjoy. Donations also support our world-class researchers to advance global knowledge of biodiversity, conservation, and natural history. The higher the level of membership you choose, the more we can do to sustain this wonderful resource.

Everyone who signs up for an Enhanced Membership will receive recognition on our website.

Arbutus +$100
Basic member benefits PLUS:

  • Invitation to annual donor appreciation event
  • Invitation for two to the bi-annual Artist in Residence exhibit opening and/or Artist in Residence special event

Birch +$200
Arbutus member benefits PLUS:

  • Private one-hour tour of the garden area of your choice with a Horticultural Curator

Cedar +$500
Birch member benefits PLUS:

  • One special art print per year
  • Dedication of one nameplate in a book in our library

Dogwood +$1000
Cedar member benefits PLUS:

  • Private two-hour tour of your choice with the Garden Director or Curator of Collections
  • Membership in UBC’s exclusive Wesbrook Society


a place of mind, The University of British Columbia

UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research
6804 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver, B.C., V6T 1Z4
Tel: 604.822.3928
Fax: 604.822.2016 Email: garden.info@ubc.ca

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