Location and Accessibility
We are located at the north-east corner of Oak Street and 49th Avenue.
Our three buildings are clustered around a beautiful open courtyard.
All areas are wheelchair accessible.
Getting to VanU
Public Transit and Parking
A heritage venue in the heart of Vancouver, our VanU campus is centrally-located and accessible.
Bus routes 17 and 49 both have stops at 49th Ave and Oak Street. The nearest skytrain station is a 5-minute walk or roll east at Cambie and 49th.
Our parking lot has capacity for 40 cars including four designated accessibility spaces, We have three bike racks for a total of 24 bicycle spaces. There is also free parking on Fremlin Street directly adjacent to the east end of campus.
Looking for directions?
Google Maps will give you door-to-door directions for driving, walking, biking, or public transit. We’re also working on organizing Sunday morning carpools to minimize the carbon footprint of getting to VanU.
The perfect venue for your event
An upgraded, modern venue with new sound, lighting and livestreaming services
The Sanctuary has state-of-the-art equipment, including multiple cameras for livestreamed events, and our space has recently been upgraded with new floors and versatile seating with 300+ capacity.