Events

FUTURE EVENTS

 

Short List, Details below or TBA

  1.  June – Pub Night
  2. July/August – Summer Break
  3. September – Sea to Sky Gondola
  4. October – BCIT Tour
  5. November – Annual Christmas Party
  6. December – Vancouver Christmas Market Glühwein

Final Pub Night of 2017

Date:  Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Time:  6 pm
Location:  TBA
False Creek
Cost:  Members free; Non-Members/Guests $10

Just show up and enjoy a drink with us!

Squamish Sea to Sky Gondola

Date:  Saturday, September 23, 2017
Location:

Basecamp Address:

36800 Hwy 99
Squamish, BC V0N 3G0

Squamish, BC
Cost:  $39.95 online or $41.95 at window
Children:  (13 to 18) $24.95 online or $25.95 at window
Children (6 to 12) $13.95 online or $15.95 at window

Two different parking areas to match your length of stay.

1 to 3 hours – Short-term Parking

There is free short-term parking area at the base of the gondola that provides parking for approximately 300 cars (including 10 handicap spots) and 10 buses.

3 hours or more – Overflow and Long-term Parking*

We have a free overflow parking area to the south at Darrell Bay (see map below).

Walk

It is only a 500m walk from the Darrell Bay parking area to the Gondola Basecamp. To access the walking trail please cross the road to Shannon Falls Provincial Park and take the Shannon Falls Connector Trail following the signs that direct you to the Sea to Sky Gondola. Please DO NOT walk along the highway.

Darrell Bay Long-term/Overflow Parking Area

Squamish Gondola Map

Past Events

 

Corrigan Nature House Open House

Date:  Saturday, May 6, 2017
Time:  12 Noon
Location:  2649 Dollarton Hwy
North Vancouver, BC

Activities:  Presentation on owls from 12 noon to 1 pm
Tour Maplewood Flats as you wish
Adjourn to the Deep Cove Brewers at 1:30 pm for a late lunch or snack

Guest Speaker Pub Night @ Mahony & Sons at UBC!

Date:  Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
Time:  6 pm
Location:  Mahony and Sons UBC location
5990 UNIVERSITY BLVD (UBC)
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3

A Pub Evening with Professor Guenther Schrack, Professor for Mathematics at UBC
Meet a German Immigrant who came to Canada 50 years ago, who never thought that he would be a Professor at an University.  Perfect event to invite new friends & colleagues to join us, or for you to try it out, if you have never been to an event organized by the GCBA before and are considering membership.
Cost:  Members attend free and guests/non-members pay $10 each
We provide the appetizers and everyone buys their own drinks
Prost!

Information about the Lumas Gallery Opening can be found on our “Other Events” Page. Friday, March 30, 2017 at 6 pm.

Whitecaps Game at BC Place Stadium

Date:  Saturday, April 1, 2017
Time:  6 pm
Location:  BC Place Stadium
777 Pacific Boulevard
Vancouver, BC   V6B 4Y8

Whitecaps Soccer GameTickets would cost around $40 each.  We would meet before-hand at the BC Place Stadium and enjoy some networking and then watch the game together.  We are hoping that at least 20 people will join us, which means inviting colleagues, friends, neighbours and anyone who might enjoy soccer.  The game starts at 7 pm, while our meeting would begin at 6 pm. Please RSVP, so we can get started putting the event details together.

The cost to park in lots closest to the stadium during events ranges from $10.00 to $30.00. Other nearby parking lots vary from $3.00 to $6.00. There is limited accessible parking, however, there is a dedicated accessible drop-off located at street level on Pacific Boulevard under Gate D for guests using mobility devices.

Here is a link for family & friends and to buy your ticket:

https://oss.ticketmaster.com/aps/whitecaps/EN/link/promotion/home/984fb8d71470841155af00370a701b7804a0f217

Please join us for our Annual General Meeting!

Date:  Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time:  5:30 pm
Location:  33rd/Victoria
Vancouver Alpen Club

This is a “Members Only” event for members who have paid their Membership Fees for 2017. Please RSVP by February 15th, 2017 so we can ensure we have a space for you. Associate Members may attend, but are not allowed to vote or run for the Board of Directors.

Please see our Membership Page on how to become an active Corporate, Business, Associate or Student Member.