Membership

Membership includes unlimited general admission to the Garden and Bloedel Tropical Conservatory throughout the year, as well as special opportunities for members only. See below for the list of benefits that you will enjoy as a VanDusen member.

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  • +Membership Benefits

    As Member of the Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association, you will enjoy the following benefits and discounts:

    Noteworthy:

    • VBGA Membership is non-refundable and non-transferable.
    • Complimentary one-time guest admission passes cannot be used for special events and, due to their value, are not replaceable if lost.
    • Lost or stolen Membership cards can be replaced for a $5 administrative fee. Please contact the Membership Office at 604-257-8675 or visit the Membership Desk at the VanDusen Visitor Centre during Garden hours
  • +Categories & Fees

    Individual Membership

    Fee: 1 year – $45 | 2 years – $80
    Qualification: none
    Privileges and Benefits:

    • Photo membership card for express entry.
    • Free admission to VanDusen Botanical Garden and Bloedel Tropical Conservatory when open to the general public. Some special events excluded.
    • Discount on admission to select special events.
    • Volunteer opportunities.
    • Quarterly newsletter and email updates.
    • Reduced rates for some VanDusen courses, lectures and programs.
    • Discount promotions from participating businesses.

    Premium Membership (only available to new or renewing Members)

    Fee: 1 year – $112 | 2 years – n/a
    Qualification: age 19 or over
    Privileges and Benefits: Same as for an Individual Member, and in addition you are entitled to have one accompanying guest per day admitted free to VanDusen Botanical Garden to the extent permitted by the Vancouver Park Board.


    Couple/Dual Membership

    Fee: 1 year – $67 | 2 years – $120
    Qualification: Must both reside at the same address.
    Privileges and Benefits: For each, the same benefits apply as for an Individual Member, except that Couple/Dual Members are entitled to only one copy of the quarterly newsletter and under the bylaws notice to either is notice to both.


    Single Adult Family Membership

    Fee: 1 year – $50 | 2 years – $90
    Qualification: age 19 or over
    Privileges and Benefits: Same as for an Individual Member, and in addition entitled to have your accompanying children and grandchildren, while under age 19, admitted free to VanDusen Botanical Garden to the extent permitted by the Vancouver Park Board.


    Couple/Dual Family Membership

    Fee: 1 year – $73 | 2 years – $130
    Qualification: Must both be age 19 or over and must both reside at the same address.
    Privileges and Benefits: Same as for a Couple/Dual Member, and in addition each is entitled to have accompanying, with either of them, their children and grandchildren, while under age 19, admitted free to VanDusen Botanical Garden to the extent permitted by the Park Board.


    Senior Membership

    Fee: 1 year – $34 | 2 years – $60
    Qualification: age 65 or over
    Privileges and Benefits: Same as for an Individual Member.


    Senior Couple/Dual Membership

    Fee: 1 year – $62 | 2 years – $110
    Qualification: Must both be age 65 or over and must both reside at the same address.
    Privileges and Benefits: Same as for Couple/Dual Members.


    Student Membership

    Fee: 1 year – $34 | 2 years – $60
    Qualification: Must produce current Student I.D. as confirmation of having registered status at a post secondary institution.
    Privileges and Benefits: Same as for an Individual Member.


    Noteworthy:

    • VBGA Members will receive one benefit package, regardless of category or duration of membership.