UWSA is happy to have fostered partnerships with the following organizations to bring you savings!
Johnson Inc Insurance
UWSA has been in partnership with Johnson Inc, one of the leading insurance and benefit organizations in Canada, since 1988. You may qualify for exclusive discounts on your home and auto insurance by visiting Johnson Inc or calling 1-877-787-0469.
Please contact the UWSA office for your group promo code.
Medoc Travel Insurance is now available exclusively to UWSA members. Perfect for cross border protection and international travel.
- Multi-trip annual travel insurance plans
- $5,000,000 emergency medical coverage
- Trip cancellation and trip interruption available as an individual or as a family
- Get your online quote or call today
- 1-866-606-3362 or visit www1.johnson.ca/travel-insurance
Education Credit Union
With the upcoming uncertain return to school for many ECU has launched a distance learning tech loan special at 2.99% for 1 year. This special loan can be used to purchase computers, printers, headphones and any other tech supplies that will help students adjust to the newly-adapted distance learning.
Turn your dreams into reality with a mortgage from Education Credit Union. Rates from 2.18% on a 5 year term with amortizations up to 35 years! Contact a branch at 519-742-3050 or 519-772-3500 for more information.
They also provide a variety of financial literacy seminars to increase your financial knowledge. Stay tuned to our events page for upcoming sessions!.
Goodlife Fitness Club
U of Waterloo Staff Association has invested in your health & wellness. See Goodlife's flyer (PDF) for promotional details. To register online:
1. Review the Goodlife FAQ flyer (PDF) .
2. Refer to your PDF UWSA membership card (emailed to you) for your unique identifier number (contact the UWSA office if you cannot locate your number) and then
3. Register for your GoodLife Fitness Corporate Membership at: https://corporate.goodlifefitness.com
Stratford Festival STAR Program CLOSED THIS SEASON
The UWSA has joined the Stratford Festival STAR program. As a member you can enjoy up to 50% off on a variety of shows throughout the season!
Visit the Stratford Festival for a list of upcoming performances and book your STAR tickets online or by phone (1-800-567-1600).
Please contact the UWSA office for your group promo code.
Falls Avenue Resort
As a UWSA member you have access to exclusive pricing on waterpark packages, couples packages and room bookings at Falls Avenue Resort (PDF), the #1 rated in Amusement Parks and Water Parks in Canada!
To make reservations and for full terms and conditions, please visit Falls Avenue Resort or call 1-888-234-8407.
Please contact the UWSA office for your group promo code.
NEW LIMITED TIME OFFER: Book and save up to 35% off at Sheraton, Marriott Fallsview, Marriott on the Falls, Crowne Plaza, Skyline and Clifton Victoria Inn. Offer available July though September 6, 2020. Cancel up to 48 hours in advance with no penalty.
Canada's Wonderland Watch for opening
UWSA offers Canada's Wonderland discounts to you, through our partnership with Perkopolis. Please see the "Perkopolis" heading below for further information.
Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
All UWSA members and accompanying immediate family members receive 20% off regular admissions when they present their UWSA card. Please visit their website at www.cambridgebutterfly.com for current admission rates.
UWSA has partnered with Costco Wholesale (Waterloo) to offer members discounts. View and print the Costco Promotional Flyer (PDF) for further information!
Endless Savings & More (ESM)
Download a UWSA version of the ESM App to save on everyday purchases from hundreds of businesses including national chain retailers, service and travel providers. For complete details, view the UWSA Welcome Letter.
Ontario Science Centre and the Shoppers Drug Mart® OMNIMAX® Theatre
UWSA has joined the Ontario Science Centre's Preferred Partner Program. This program offers a variety of discounted ticketing options for you to choose from, including:
To purchase tickets:
1) Contact the UWSA office for our program discount code.
2) Book your tickets in advance by calling the Ontario Science Centre’s Contact Centre at
416-696-1000 (or toll free at 1-888-696-1110) and quoting the UWSA discount code. Telephone
transaction fee will be waived.
4) Prepaid tickets can be picked up at the Membership Desk or Box Office by presenting the reservation
number and valid association/organization photo ID on the day of visit.
Perkopolis works with companies across Canada to provide the best in employee discounts and programs.
The Perkopolis team is continually sourcing exclusive, high value discounts, rewards and benefits… perks that you desire most!
To gain access to over 1,000 discounts, all you have to do is join perkopolis.com by registering with your @uwaterloo.ca email address.
Not sure if you want to join? Browse discount partners here!
UWSA has partnered with Columbia Sportswear to provide UWSA members with employee pricing on the Columbia Sportswear family of brands, such as: Columbia Sportswear, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna.
UWSA members will be invited to Employee Pricing Sale events three times per year, where UWSA members can bring up to 4 guests per sale.
Notification of upcoming sale dates will be sent to members through the UWSA email address.
Columbia wants you to know that the safety of their employees and shoppers is thenumber one priority. Below are some of the precautions being taken to ensure safety while in the store:
- Wiping down and sanitizing checkout surfaces between each customer
- Sanitizing fitting rooms between each customer
- Providing hand sanitizer for shoppers and employees
- 6’ marked checkout lines to maintain social distancing
- Limiting number of customers allowed in the store at one time
- All employees will be wearing face coverings
- Shoppers are encouraged to bring their own face coverings to wear while shopping
- Contactless payment options like Apple Pay
WHAT THE EMPLOYEE STORE HAS TO OFFER:
- EMPLOYEE discount, meaning items are marked with Employee Pricing (40 – 50% off regular retail pricing)
- All the latest product from the Columbia Sportswear Company family (SOREL, Mountain Hardwear, prAna, and of course Columbia Sportswear)
- Clearance Sale: Take an additional 30-40% off employee pricing on select items
- Thank you to our Heroes: additional 10% off to all healthcare professionals, first responders, and Canadian Armed Forces
WHAT TO BRING TO ACCESS THE STORE:
- The attached invite (printed or shown on mobile phone)
- Work /organization ID (business card, badge, pay-stub, signature of work email, uniform, membership card etc.)
- Personal photo ID
- This invite is valid for you + 4 guests (you must be present)
- This invite grants store access only (offer not valid online)
Find store location and hours here or on the invite
Check your email for event invites. **
Great Wolf Lodge ON HOLD
UWSA has partnered with Great Wolf Lodge to provide UWSA members with savings on their next stay!
You’re going to love winding down the water slides, dining in of the fantastic restaurants and building family traditions. All of the lodges include a colossal, 84 degree indoor water park, daily activities, spacious family suites and much more.
As a member you can save up to 20% on your next stay at Great Wolf Lodge. NEW! Members also save up to 20% on Timber Wolf Cottages!
To take advantage of this offer, simply provide your unique offer code when booking, and present your member ID card sent to you as a PDF or documentation at check-in. Contact the UWSA office to obtain the Great Wolf Lodge promo code.
For more information, visit greatwolf.com or call 866-925-WOLF (9653).
Santa's Village Muskoka's Theme Park
UWSA has partnered with Santa's Village Muskoka's Theme Park to provide UWSA members with discounts on admission to Santa's Village, the Aerial Adventure Course and the Zip canopy tour!
See Santa's Village 2019 Discount Flyer for further details!
Each January, UWSA members are emailed an electronic copy of their membership card for that calendar year. This digital card, in PDF format, is suitable for saving and displaying on your smartphone or for printing as a wallet size card. Members joining throughout the year will receive an electronic card by email once their registration and dues payment are confirmed. If you are a new member and require your card immediately to take advantage of a discount offer, please contact the UWSA office and we will generate a digital card for you. To minimize waste, we only create physical plastic cards, on request, for members unable to use a smartphone or a printed paper copy.
Simply show your UWSA card at any of the following businesses below to receive discounted products and services!
|A1 Car Cleaning||10% discount||20 University Ave. E. Waterloo||519-886-1511|
|Britton Auto Parts & Industrial Supply||Receive products at wholesale price||135 Lexington Crt. Waterloo||519-885-4360|
|BMW Grand River||
BMW Grand River is offering UWSA members:
|1800 Victoria St N, Kitchener||(519) 747-0269 ext 2246|
Bustard is offering UWSA members who:
Please email Tyler Boles directly for inquiries.
|575 Davenport Road||519- 884-5888|
|Forbes Waterloo Toyota||10% on labour, excluding lube oil & filter and service specials||300 Weber St. N. Waterloo||519-885-2000|
|Good Guyz Garage||$93/hr labour rate ($98 regular)||75 Lodge St. Waterloo||519-885-1321|
|Kitchener Nissan||2% discount on invoices||1069 Victoria St. N Kitchener||519-744-1188|
|Waterloo Nissan||Offers $1,000 off all new Nissan's Graduate Rebate Program Graduates||141 Northfield Dr W, Waterloo||
|Parkway Ford||-2% over factory invoice cost on lease or purchase of new vehicles||455 King St. N Waterloo||519-884-5110|
Permanent staff are eligible to enrol in Rogers UWaterloo Employee Personal Plans, which are billed to each staff member personally.
While discounts average at 30% off retail cost, plans and offerings are subject to change. Please contact the Rogers representative, Dave O'Connor, for up-to-date details.
Note: Users on an existing corporate account wishing to transfer to a personal plan must contact the UWaterloo Rogers representative, Dave O’Connor at David.OConnor@beyondwireless.ca .
NEW! Please see Rogers Summer Promotion 2019 for further details!
Staff are eligible to enrol in Employee Purchase Plans, which are billed to each staff member personally.
While discounts average at 30% off retail cost, plans and offerings are subject to change. Please see the portal for up-to-date details.
|Review the Portal|
Supwatch Online provides new apple watch replacement bands series 4 3 2 1, cool iphone cases, bags, watches and watch straps for all occasions.
We are happy to offer 25% off to UWSA members.
To make use of this discount, use the website link and enter "S-25%OFF" code at the Shopping Cart Page.
Get your Corporate Wellness Pass from Crunch Fitness:
For further details see the Crunch Fitness Corporate Wellness Flyer.
*Please see website for further details regarding the Auto-Debt Membership Option
|663 Belmont Avenue West
|Queen Street Yoga||
25% off your first Course or drop-in Yoga Class Pass. Use promo code UWSTAFF in online store. (One use per person.) See website for course registration or to purchase passes.
15% off subsequent class passes when you show your UWSA card at the front desk.
|44 Queen St S (3rd floor), Kitchener||519-741-9642|
|Benchmark Wellness Clinic||
$10.00 off initial assessment with participating practitioners, including Chiropractor, Massage therapist, Reflexologist, Physiotherapist, Yoga Therapy, Holistic nutritionist. Offer expires Dec. 31, 2020
|420 WEBER STREET N, Suite M, Waterloo, ON, N2L 4E7||519-208-0544|
|Cobblestone Gallery||10% discount||33 Erb St Waterloo||519-746-5829|
|Hearts & Flowers||15% discount||75 King St S, Waterloo||519-886-6410|
|Heffernan's Jewellery||15% discount||242-2 The Boardwalk, Waterloo||519-886-1680|
|KW Flowers||20% discount||28 Laurel St. Waterloo
460 Frederick St. Kitchener
|Nuri Hair Studio||15% discount||308 King St, N Waterloo||519-745-7772|
|Chem-Dry Acclaim||15% on carpet, upholstery & area Persian rug services||61 Arthur St N Elmira||519-747-2334|
|Dog Gone Walking, Home & Cat Care||
Buy 10 Get 1 Free
|461 Aspenwood Place, Waterloo||519-884-9255|
Free bristol under mount sink with any granite or quartz kitchen countertop purchase
25% discount on laminate kitchen or vanity countertop purchases
|149 Manitou Dr. Kitchener||519-894-1991 ex:233|
|Quiktechnik Painting by Mark D. Jackson||
$1.00/square foot (regular $1.25) of living area floor space
i.e. 10x10 room=$100.00
|Mark D. Jackson & Wayne Hall||519-504-0656|
True North will shop the market saving you money, time and hassle:
• guaranted lowest rate (OAC) in Canada to your members on a similar fixed rate product or give them $500
BOATsmart! is a Canadian boating educator that has certified over 650,000+ individuals! Get your official motorized boating license through BOATsmart! and receive 40% off towards obtaining your Pleasure Craft Operator Card. Contact UWSA office for promo code.
|Rockway Golf Course||
|625 Rockway Drive, Kitchener||519-741-2949|
|River Edge Golf Club||10% Discount||245 Edgehill Dr. Preston||519-650-1381|
|Doon Valley Golf Course||
|500 Doon Valley Dr., Kitchener||519-741-2949|
|Runner's Choice||10% discount off regular priced merchandise||255 King St, N. Waterloo||519-884-5361|
Association of University Business Offices)
|5 - 50% off||
The University of Waterloo is an affiliated member of CAUBO. CAUBO offers UW staff chain-wide discounts at number of hotels across Canada, including:
|Please see the following link for a complete list of available hotels, discounts and details on how to book your stay.|
|Enterprise & National Car Rentals||Corporate discounts available (varies by rental). Please contact UWSA office for instructions on how to enrol into the Emerald Club Loyalty program.||600 Corporate Park Dr.
St. Louis, MO
|1 (800) 736-8222|
|Hertz||Corporate discounts available world-wide (varies by rental). Please contact UWSA office for instructions on how to enrol into the Corporate Discount Program.||133 Weber Street N, Unit 1A, Waterloo , ON N2J 3G9, Canada||519-888-8296|
|Marriott Courtyard Hotel||$129 nightly rate, includes breakfast||50 Benjamin Road E, Waterloo, On N2V 2J9||519-884-9295|
|Waterloo West Animal Hospital||10% on services, including after hour care without emergency fees||414 Erb St. W Waterloo||