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.

Events in Kitsilano

Easter Eggstravaganza 

Sat, Apr 19, 12:00am

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My neighbourhood,

My photo of the day. Still sunny, but much more comfortable weather than the long weekend. And the only thing remarkable here is how I got there. My bike was finally put into service - first time out this year, and first time from my new location. The Valley/Seaside bike routes provide a relatively easy and safe-ish route. Coming back there's the steep hill up from Cornwall I walked up, pushing the bike, which seemed heavier than I remember.

News in Kitsilano

Burrard Bridge

Road construction along Burrard Street and Burrard Bridge: April 11 - 21

Apr 11, 2014 – Drivers and road users should avoid the Burrard Bridge and Burrard Street from Robson Street to 1st Avenue from April 11 to 21.

Cars parked on street

Kitsilano North and South parking permits expire November 30

Nov 01, 2013 – Remember to renew your annual residential parking permit. Renew online, by phone, or in person at City Hall starting November 1.

Chris Temmerman

Tennis players embrace new courts at Kits Beach

Oct 01, 2013 – Kitsilano Beach, one of the world’s best urban beaches, now has 10 freshly updated tennis courts to match the gorgeous scenery!

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