Athletics and Recreation

Thunderbird student athletes have long been a source of pride for the University of British Columbia, combining unmatched academic and athletic excellence to produce the leaders of tomorrow. Success in the classroom and in competition requires the support of the entire UBC community. With your help, we will continue to reach our goals and positively impact the lives of student athletes year after year at the university.

Your support is an investment in these young leaders, in the University of British Columbia, and in the future of athletics at UBC.

Find a Fund:

Department Priority Funds

Projects and Impact Stories:

  • Priority Project

    Buy a Brick in Support of UBC Softball!

    Buy a Brick in Support of UBC Softball!

    We invite you to consider supporting UBC Softball by purchasing an engraved brick that will pave the entrance to the newly upgraded Nobel Park Softball Field. Your brick can be more

  • Priority Project

    Thunderbird Excellence Fund

    Thunderbird Excellence Fund

    Give our athletes a boost by donating to the Thunderbird Excellence Fund to help provide the financial support and resources our student athletes need to navigate this unique time in more

  • Priority Project

    Drew Green Thunderbird Award

    Drew Green Thunderbird Award

    The Drew Green Thunderbird Award recognizes members of the UBC Thunderbird Football team, Men’s Basketball team, and Women’s Basketball team who are stand out athletes, with preference for more

  • Priority Project

    UBC Thunderbirds Baseball: A Decade of Dominance 2020-2029

    UBC Thunderbirds Baseball: A Decade of Dominance 2020-2029

    The UBC Baseball program, which was started again in 1997, is entering its 23rd season. We are very proud of what has been accomplished in a short period of time. more

  • Priority Project

    Thunderbird Swimming Excellence Fund

    Thunderbird Swimming Excellence Fund

    As a member of the Lane 4 Club, your generosity will help sustain excellence over the long term, benefiting the swimming program directly by providing ongoing support towards coaching, scholarship more

  • Priority Project

    The Sandy Silver Volleyball Award

    The Sandy Silver Volleyball Award

    The Sandy Silver Volleyball Award recognizes UBC Women’s Volleyball student-athletes who are stand out athletes on the court, strong students in the classroom, and who also give back to the more

  • Priority Project

    The Blue & Gold Women’s Varsity Endowment Fund

    The Blue & Gold Women’s Varsity Endowment Fund

    The Blue & Gold Women’s Varsity Endowment Fund will provide awards exclusively for deserving female athletes. Your support for female athletes will help close the funding gap between male and more

  • Priority Project

    UBC Varsity Weight Room

    The Varsity Weight Room

    The UBC High Performance Support Fund supports the efforts of our Strength and Conditioning team. Your gift will provide scholarships for Student Coaches and Graduate Assistant Coaches in the field more

    Student Learning

  • Priority Project

    UBC Varsity Women's Soccer Team

    Starting XI

    For a soccer team to succeed on the field, each member of the starting 11 must work together and follow the game plan. When each member of a united team more

  • Priority Project

    The Lane 4 Club

    The Lane 4 Club

    As a member of the Lane 4 Club, your generosity will help sustain excellence over the long term, benefiting the swimming program directly by providing ongoing support towards coaching, scholarship more

    Community Engagement, Student Learning