Travel to York’s EcoCampus in Costa Rica during virtual journey beginning June 1

Travel through the Americas to York University’s Eco-Campus in Las Nubes, Costa Rica, during an exciting virtual journey.

Join Athletics & Recreation and the York University community on a virtual trip from the Keele Campus to the University’s EcoCampus beginning June 1. Take part in the adventure individually or with a group (group members will join individually and indicate during registration that they are part of a group). poster for the York2York virtual eventStarting June 1, each participant will be able to input their activity and contribute to the goal of reaching York’s EcoCampus in Las Nubes, Costa Rica. Participants can aim to reach the destination within three months by performing various types of physical activity:

  • walking
  • running
  • hiking
  • biking
  • rollerblading
  • swimming
  • exercise classes
  • anything you can track on an app or in your head

What makes this event great? Students, staff and faculty can be active in any way they want, while seeing different parts of the world as they track their progress. This program also features:

  • free Lions-branded prizes;
  • a social support page;
  • tips provided by industry professionals; and more.

Registration is free and there are 100 participant spaces available. Those interested can register here today.

Questions about the event should be directed to Alicia Koebel at

For staff and faculty who would like to register as a group, please register independently.  During the registration process, participants will be asked whether they would like to register with a group and what department they are with.