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Vancouver Sports & Recreation

Vancouverites love to cheer on our teams, play on our own teams, and just get out and get fit. Here you'll find all the information you need on Vancouver's professional sports teams, amateur leagues, fitness activities and outdoor recreation.
  1. Activities for Kids (12)
  2. Day Trips & Weekend Getaways (5)
  3. Professional Sports (5)
  4. Vancouver 2010 Olympics (4)

Outdoor Activities & Adventures in Vancouver, BC
Vancouver is an outdoor paradise and one of the only places on earth where you can be at beach, play golf, then ski the slopes all in one day! Vancouver outdoor activities include outdoor sports, hiking, swimming, camping, and snow sports.

Things to Do in Vancouver in Every Season: Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall
Use this Guide to find the best things to do in Vancouver in every season--winter, spring, summer, and fall--as well as the best year-round activities for people of all ages: kids, families, friends, and adults.

What is the Vancouver OneCard?
The Vancouver Park Board launched the Vancouver OneCard program in July 2013 to provide universal access to Vancouver Park Board facilities--including pools and ice rinks--as well as to replace individual memberships at Vancouver's 22 Community Centres. Use this Guide to the Vancouver OneCard to learn how the OneCard program works, where to get your OneCard, and to answer FAQs about the Vancouver OneCard.

Fishing in Vancouver, BC
Learn everything you need to know about fishing in Vancouver, from the best places to fish to fishing tours, fishing for kids and fishing regulations.

Kayaking in Vancouver, BC
Find the best spots for kayaking in Greater Vancouver, from the breathtaking Deep Cove (Indian Arm) to the urban adventure of kayaking through downtown's False Creek.

Vancouver Golf Courses
Vancouver golf courses offer a wide range of options for locals and visitors alike, from high-end, prestigious private clubs to scenic and challenging public courses and inexpensive, family-oriented Pitch & Putts.

Top 10 Things to Do in Vancouver on a Rainy Day

Families and kids can find lots of things to do in Vancouver on a rainy day with this Top 10 List of Rainy Day & Indoor Activities for Kids.

Skiing & Snowboarding Near Vancouver
Find the best places for skiing, snowboarding and snow sports near Vancouver, B.C., including Whistler Blackcomb, Cypress Mountain, Grouse Mountain, and more.

Ice Rinks & Ice Skating in Vancouver, BC
As a city that loves ice hockey and ice skating, Vancouver has lots of options for both, from year-round indoor ice rinks to seasonal outdoor ice skating.

Activities for Toddlers in Vancouver, BC
Keeping toddlers and babies active is a big part their--and their caregiver's--day. Use this Guide to find free and cheap things to do in Vancouver with toddlers and babies, including community centre resources and programs like StrongStart, Vancouver attractions for kids, best parks and playgrounds, and more.

Indoor Winter Activities in Vancouver, BC
Too cold to play outside? Luckily there are loads of options for indoor winter activities in Vancouver, including indoor trampolines, climbing centres, ice skating, hot pools, playgrounds, kids' spaces, and more!

Best Vancouver Day Trips & Weekend Getaways
The Best Vancouver Day Trips take you to some of the most breathtaking scenery in the Pacific Northwest, to some of North America's top ski and snowboard resorts, to picturesque villages and historic cities for shopping and strolling, and to the best spots for outdoor recreation, including camping, hiking, kayaking, skiing, and more.

Snowshoeing in Vancouver, BC
The same nearby mountain resorts that make Vancouver so ideal for skiing and snowboarding also offer great trails for snowshoeing. Use this Guide to Snowshoeing in Vancouver to find the best trails to snowshoe for every level, from beginner to expert.

Top 10 Things to Do in Vancouver with Kids - The Best Things to Do in...
Use this list to find unique, cheap, different and fun things to do in Vancouver with kids. There are loads of free activities, parks and beaches to visit, fun and educational things to do on a rainy day, family-friendly Vancouver attractions, and much, much more!

Romantic Getaways from Vancouver, BC
Spend a romantic getaway with your partner at a luxury spa in Tofino, soaking in the Harrison Hot Springs, cuddling in a Victoria B-and-B, or other great romantic escape.

Hiking in Vancouver
Great Vancouver Hikes: Find the best places to hike in Vancouver, BC. Vancouver's best hikes combine outdoor exercise with gorgeous scenery and can accommodate hikers of all skill levels.

Ziplining in Vancouver & Whistler, BC
Mountain ziplining in Vancouver and Whistler--soaring from peak to peak over creeks and old-growth forests--is the perfect outdoor adventure for anyone who loves scenery, action and an adrenline-pumping good time. Use this Guide to Ziplining in Vancouver and Whistler to get all the information you need to plan your local zipline adventure.

Camping in Vancouver
Vancouver camping season runs from mid-May through September and offers fantastic scenery and a wide variety of options, including camping in provincial parks, backcountry camping, and RV sites.

Swimming in Vancouver
Whether you swim for exercise, pleasure, or only on hot summer days, there are lots of options for swimming in Vancouver, including indoor and outdoor public pools, beaches and lakes.

Walking, Biking & Rollerblading on Stanley Park's Seawall
Stanley Park's Seawall is the ideal place for walkers, bladers and cyclists of any level: It's fully paved, runs 8.8km along the park's entire coastline, and boasts some of the best views in the city.

Where to Watch the World Cup in Vancouver
The best places to watch the World Cup in Vancouver include Commercial Drive, Latin America House at the Edgewater Casino, World Cup "Houses," and more.

Too Hot? Ways to Cool Down in Vancouver This Summer
There are lots of ways to cool down in Vancouver this summer, including free beaches and kids' spray parks, outdoor pools, water parks, and air-conditioned spaces.

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