Outdoor and wilderness sports
Find out about playing ball hockey, floor hockey, street hockey, and field hockey in Vancouver. Join a team, take a class, or find a field or gym where you can play.
Find out where to play basketball in Vancouver. Learn about how to book a court for your league or tournament. Join a basketball league.
Get fit and feel great at the Vancouver Park Board's recreation facilities. Find classes, see drop-in schedules, and learn about the various fitness program options available.
Play ice hockey in Vancouver; find an ice rink, join a team, or watch the Canucks play at Rogers Arena.
In spite of the mild winters, Vancouver has many opportunities to learn and enjoy ice skating. Some indoor rinks have ice available all year.
Workout on stationary bikes with indoor cycling classes (spin classes) at Vancouver fitness centres. Find out where you can participate and the types of classes available.
From Capoeira to Karate to Tai Chi, Vancouver has many opportunities to learn and practise martial arts and self defense.
Get out on the water - kayaking, canoeing, skimboarding, standup paddling, and sailing are popular activities in Vancouver. Find out about Vancouver marinas, take a paddling or boating course, or join a dragonboat team.
Get one-to-one attention at Vancouver Park Board recreation facilities with a personal trainer; stay on track or move your workout up a level. Find out which centres have personal trainers and how you can sign up.
The Vancouver Park Board has 8 racquetball or squash courts in 6 different community centres. Find out where you can play and take lessons in these high-paced, aerobic sports.
Running in Vancouver is a year-round sport. Find classes and lessons to improve your running technique, great places to run in Vancouver, and popular races in the City.
In Vancouver, soccer has one of the longest playing seasons of any sport. Whether you want to find a soccer field, sign up for lessons, join a team or league, or just find out who to watch and where, there are many opportunities to enjoy soccer in Vancouver.
Vancouver offers numerous softball and baseball diamonds throughout the city including the Nat Bailey Stadium which hosts the Vancouver Canadians and UBC Thunderbirds. You can also join at softball teams or leagues or sign up for classes with many community centres in Vancouver.
Whether you are a beginner or experienced tennis player, you will find lots of opportunities to play in Vancouver. Find a tennis court, sign up for tennis lessons, or join a tennis club.
Vancouver has many options for playing volleyball. Find out about using indoor and outdoor volleyball courts, joining a volleyball league, or taking a volleyball course or workshop.
With many parks, gardens, and trails, Vancouver is a great place to walk and hike. Whether you are looking for a short scenic walk or an all day event, you'll find somewhere to walk in Vancouver. And if you like to have a goal for your walk, try geocaching and use a GPS device to find treasure hidden throughout the city.
Weight training is a strength training exercise that uses the force of gravity and weights to build muscle strength. Find weight training lessons, orientation sessions, and facilities at Vancouver Park Board.
Find out about windsurfing, skimboarding, and standup paddling at Vancouver beaches: lessons, rules, rentals, and more.
Yoga creates balance in the body by developing strength and flexibility through a series of poses or postures, each of which has specific physical benefits. Find yoga and pilates classes and schedules for all skill levels.