Access an umbrella when needed, and get rid of it when you don't
There is absolutely no charge if you return the umbrella within 48 hours
Participate in activities to make amazing useful items such as grocery bags from broken umbrellas.
Be a part of the fast growing sharing economy culture
How it works
Using fully automated kiosks
Kiosk Location Map
The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
The University of British Columbia - AMS
UmbraCity on the News
"Never get wet again with this umbrella sharing system"
"Vancouver Wants to Share an Umbrella With You"
"Vancouver has solved the biggest problem with umbrellas"
"Move over cars and bikes, umbrellas the latest addition to the sharing economy"
"A New Company Has Designed A Fully Automated Kiosk That Lets You Borrow An Umbrella For Free"
"Every City Needs an Umbrella Sharing System"
The Georgia Straight
"Vancouver's first umbrella sharing program"
"Entrepreneur aims to brighten up Raincouver with shared umbrellas"
"Umbrella-share service hopes to expand around UBC, Vancouver"
"Sharing Economy Welcomes New Player: Umbrellas"
"Yellow umbrellas blossom at UBC as brolly-sharing scheme goes live"
"Umbrella sharing program coming to UBC"
"The UK desperately needs this Boris Bike-like umbrella sharing system"
"If any country needs an umbrella sharing scheme, it's Ireland"
"UmbraCity Umbrella Sharing Service Has You Covered"
"Startup solves problem of unexpected rain with umbrella-sharing service"
"An idea for a rainy day: Automated kiosks loan out umbrellas free"