Vancouver Sports & Recreation
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.
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.
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.
Weekend Getaway to Sun Peaks, BC - Things to Do in Sun Peaks, BC
Sun Peaks Resort is one of B.C.'s best winter and summer sports resorts. Located about five hours north of Vancouver, BC, Sun Peaks is a top destination for skiing and snow sports in winter and mountain biking, golf, and hiking in summer.
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.
Vancouver Outdoor Pools
Vancouver's outdoor pools are a summer treat: fun for families, kids, serious swimmers, and sun-lovers alike.
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.
Second Beach Pool
Cool off after a hot summer day spent hiking, biking and playing in Stanley Park at the park's kid-friendly Second Beach Pool.
Great Vancouver Hikes - 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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
10 Free Things to Do in Vancouver
Use this list to find the best free things to do in Vancouver, whether you're looking for family fun, time to yourself, or a unique way to spend the day.
Camping in Vancouver - Top Spots for Camping Near Vancouver, BC
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 - Guide to Recreational Swimming in Vancouver, BC
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.
Kitsilano Pool - Vancouver Outdoor Pools
Kitsilano Pool is situated right on the water in the heart of Kitsilano, an extension of Kits Beach. At 137 meters (150 yards), Kits Pool Canada’s longest pool—almost three times longer than an Olympic pool—and Vancouver’s only heated salt water pool.
Vancouver wouldn’t be Vancouver—or Canadian—without our beloved Canucks, the city’s National Hockey League (NHL) team. Browse their official site for team rosters and stats, Canucks history, ticket prices, and news. Tickets sell out quickly, so be sure to look well in advance if you want to see them play live.
Vancouver’s contribution to the Canadian Football League (CFL), the BC Lions have won the Grey Cup championship five times, most recently in 2006. At home, they play downtown at BC Place Stadium. Check out their Web site for ticket information, news, stats, and a year-by-year history of the team.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Vancouver Whitecaps FC is Vancouver’s professional soccer club, comprising a men’s United Soccer Leagues (USL) First Division team, as well as a women’s team and a youth team. Their site boasts plenty of information for fans and kids interested in soccer.
Vancouver Canadians Baseball
The Vancouver Canadians are the city’s Minor League Baseball team. Their games at Nat Bailey Stadium, near Queen Elizabeth Park, are fun for the whole family.
Vancouver Community Centres
Each of Vancouver's 23 neighbourhoods has its own community centre, with lots of recreation programs for kids and adults; some have fitness centres, ice rinks and indoor pools. Find the centre near you at the Vancouver Park Board's Community Centres home page.