Vancouver & Capilano Suspension Bridge (Canyon Lights)

Jan
18
When: Saturday, Jan 18, 2020, 8:00AM - 8:15PM
Where:

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Add to CalendarVancouver & Capilano Suspension Bridge (Canyon Lights)01/18/2020 08:00 AM01/18/2020 08:15 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverTrip InformationTake a ride on BC Ferries and head to the Mainland to discover one of Canada’s most beautiful and diverse cities. Take local transit and learn how to navigate the city. Established as a city in 1886 it is now one of the largest cities in Canada, Vancouver is also one of the top five cities for livability and quality of life. The city is well known for its urban center which is surrounded by nature which has contributed to making it one of the largest film production centers in North America. There is a lot to do while you are in the big city, explore the large downtown core and the many shops, restaurants, parks & beaches Vancouver has to offer.On this trip we will make our way to the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park to celebrate the Canyon Lights. Re-capture the feeling of wonder and excitement of the holiday season and be amazed by the hundreds of thousands of lights throughout the park. The suspension bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk, the rainforest and canyon are transformed into a world of festive lights and visual enchantment.  What to wear:Appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather and for walkingWarm layers - winter jacket/rain jacketToque or warm hatMitts or gloves What to bring:Umbrella or rain coat (in case it rains)Water bottle Money if you wish to shop or buy foodSnacks & Lunch (or money for food)CameraA backpack to carry all your itemsMeeting Location: Departure Bay Ferry Terminal - 8:00 am (must be on time - otherwise walk-on ticket will not be purchased by VIU staff on behalf of the student) Trip Includes:Transportation (including ferry fees), entrance to the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and free time to explore downtown Vancouver.Policies, Health & SafetyWe have an ongoing commitment to ensure the safety and quality of our trips, with trained and responsible student leaders, staff and community partners. Before you sign-up, please check out our policies & procedures for more information about how to prepare for a trip, as well as our cancellation policy.How to Sign UpOur activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with us in person in Building 255.You will need to have your:Student card,Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Guard.me Insurance Policy)Payment (cash is currently the only method of payment for activities)Hours & Locations for Signing Up with us:Faculty of International Education Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm in Building 255, 2nd Floor Reception.Lunchtime Activity Information Desk Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm in Building 255 - 1st Floor International Commons.Waiver FormPlease read our general waiver form for VIU group activities in the attachment section below. All participants are required to read and sign the waiver before the start of the trip. We will provide a paper copy for you to read through again and sign the morning of the trip.ContactDayna Baxter – Activity Program Coordinatordayna.baxter@viu.ca 250-753-3245 x 2737Vancouver, BC, CanadafalseaYqCFcQpUzxLBYhTummH26494

CC Road Trips - Vancouver Day Trip

Trip Information

Take a ride on BC Ferries and head to the Mainland to discover one of Canada’s most beautiful and diverse cities. Take local transit and learn how to navigate the city. Established as a city in 1886 it is now one of the largest cities in Canada, Vancouver is also one of the top five cities for livability and quality of life. The city is well known for its urban center which is surrounded by nature which has contributed to making it one of the largest film production centers in North America. There is a lot to do while you are in the big city, explore the large downtown core and the many shops, restaurants, parks & beaches Vancouver has to offer.

On this trip we will make our way to the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park to celebrate the Canyon Lights. Re-capture the feeling of wonder and excitement of the holiday season and be amazed by the hundreds of thousands of lights throughout the park. The suspension bridge, Treetops Adventure, Cliffwalk, the rainforest and canyon are transformed into a world of festive lights and visual enchantment. 

 What to wear:

  • Appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather and for walking
  • Warm layers - winter jacket/rain jacket
  • Toque or warm hat
  • Mitts or gloves

 What to bring:

  • Umbrella or rain coat (in case it rains)
  • Water bottle 
  • Money if you wish to shop or buy food
  • Snacks & Lunch (or money for food)
  • Camera
  • A backpack to carry all your items

Meeting Location: 

Departure Bay Ferry Terminal - 8:00 am (must be on time - otherwise walk-on ticket will not be purchased by VIU staff on behalf of the student) 

Trip Includes:

Transportation (including ferry fees), entrance to the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and free time to explore downtown Vancouver.

Policies, Health & Safety

We have an ongoing commitment to ensure the safety and quality of our trips, with trained and responsible student leaders, staff and community partners. Before you sign-up, please check out our policies & procedures for more information about how to prepare for a trip, as well as our cancellation policy.

How to Sign Up

Our activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with us in person in Building 255.

You will need to have your:

  1. Student card,
  2. Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Guard.me Insurance Policy)
  3. Payment (cash is currently the only method of payment for activities)

Hours & Locations for Signing Up with us:

Faculty of International Education Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm in Building 255, 2nd Floor Reception.

Lunchtime Activity Information Desk Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm in Building 255 - 1st Floor International Commons.

Waiver Form

Please read our general waiver form for VIU group activities in the attachment section below. All participants are required to read and sign the waiver before the start of the trip. We will provide a paper copy for you to read through again and sign the morning of the trip.

Contact

Dayna Baxter – Activity Program Coordinator
dayna.baxter@viu.ca 
250-753-3245 x 2737

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