Kitsilano

Kitsilano beach

Kitsilano, known locally as Kits, is synonymous with famous Kits Beach—named one of the "top 10 best city beaches in the world" by international travel magazines, and perfect for outdoor fitness. Kitsilano is one of the city's organic-food hubs, and has extensive restaurants and retail along West 4th Avenue and West Broadway. Kitsilano runs along the south shore of English Bay, between popular Granville Island and Point Grey.

Initiatives in Kitsilano

Kitsilano Beach Park tennis courts

Kitsilano Beach Park tennis courts

The Vancouver Park Board has completed tennis court renovations at Kitsilano Beach. The five northern tennis courts now meet tournament standards, with new drainage and fencing.

Point Grey Road - Cornwall Avenue Corridor

Seaside Greenway Completion and York Bikeway

The Seaside Greenway Completion and York Bikeway when complete will provide a safe, convenient and comfortable connection between Burrard Bridge and Jericho Beach for pedestrians and cyclists.

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News in Kitsilano

Community Garden

An update on Arbutus corridor area gardens

Aug 20, 2014 – Learn what the City is doing about CP's decision to remove gardens from their property along the Arbutus corridor, and find out what you can do if your garden is affected.

Second Beach Pool with a black mesh windbreak

Windbreaks at outdoor pools save money, and reduce goosebumps

Aug 13, 2014 – Learn how an energy conservation initiative at Kitsilano Pool and Second Beach Pool in Stanley Park has significantly reduced greenhouse emissions.

Burrard Bridge

Road closures along Burrard Street and Burrard Bridge: Easter weekend

Apr 17, 2014 – This weekend, the Burrard Bridge and Burrard Street will be closed from 1st Avenue to Pacific Boulevard from 3:00am to 12noon. Cornwall Avenue between Burrard and Cypress will be closed all day Friday and Saturday.

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Last modified: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 16:32:48