New home for UBC Rugby 0
Athletes and fans will soon enjoy the new home of UBC's rugby teams at the $2.5 million Gerald McGavin Rugby Pavilion, set to open in October 2012.
Located near West 16th Ave. and East Mall on UBC's Point Grey campus and overlooking the Arthur Lord and Frank Buck fields, the pavilion will feature change rooms, offices, storage space, a clubhouse lounge for alumni, students and sport groups, and bleacher seating for 300 spectators.
The UBC Thunderbirds women's rugby team kicks off its season on Sept. 21 at UBC's Wolfson Field. The men's rugby season begins Sept. 15.