VanDusen Botanical Garden is dedicated to increasing the awareness and appreciation of the Plant Kingdom through public education and training in botany, horticulture, ecology, garden design and related fields. Want to keep up to date on our programs? Sign up for our monthly Education Updates.
- Download the March 2019 – August 2019 course brochure.
- Download the September 2018 – February 2019 course brochure.
Master Gardener Program
For information about the Vancouver Master Gardener program, please visit their website. The Master Gardener program is not managed by the VBGA.
- +-Course Offerings
+-How to Register
Advance registration is required for all classes and should be done as soon as possible to secure your place.
Online registration is the fastest way to get into a class.
or phone 604.718.5898. If we are unavailable, leave your contact information and we will return your call as soon as possible.
+-Fitness & Yoga MultiPasses
MultiPasses can be used for any fitness and yoga classes and expire one year after the first class use. Want to try before you buy? Your first class is FREE!
MultiPass x 6: Member: $90 / Non-member: $100
MultiPass x 12 (best value!): Member: $162 / Non-member: $180
Don’t want a pass? Single drop-in fees: Member: $18 / Non-member: $20
MultiPasses can be purchased online or by phone. Use your pass to register for classes in advance online, or call 604-718-5898.
+-Meet our Instructors
Learn more about our Adult Education instructors here.
+-Education Gift Certificates
Give them the gift of choice! A VanDusen Education certificate can be redeemed for any of our family programs, summer camps, and adult courses in gardening, ecology, photography, painting, yoga and more!
Purchase a gift certificate online, or call to purchase at 604-718-5898 and we can mail one to you or the recipient.
VBGA Members save money on Education Programs! If you plan on taking courses and visiting the garden regularly, consider joining today and support the Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring understanding of the vital importance of plants to all life through the excellence of our botanical collections, programs and practices.
+-Free courses for K-12 teachers
If you are a K – Grade 12 teacher, you may be eligible for free Botany, Ecology or Gardening classes to aid in your classroom teaching or development of a school garden. Have a look at our course offerings under Adult Education – Botany & Ecology or Gardening & Design, then please complete this Request Form, and send to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 604-718-5898 to register.
Sponsored by the Vancouver Master Gardeners.
+-Cancellation / Refund Policy
Please notify us of your cancellation in writing to email@example.com, or call 604-718-5898 during office hours (Tues – Fri, 10 am – 4 pm)
Two weeks notice: receive a refund, less a $15 administration fee.
One week notice: no refunds, but will receive a credit towards a future course, less a $10 administration fee.
Less than one week: no refunds or credit will be given.
Transferring to another course is subject to a $10 administration fee.