Running in Vancouver

Running in Vancouver

Are you a solitary runner, or do you enjoy running with a group?  Vancouver's mild climate and scenic views make it one of the best cities in the world to run.

When it's too cold or wet outside for your liking, step on a treadmill at your nearest fitness centre. Why not register for a run club or training team to help with that next big event?

Register for recreation programs and services

Our registration and reservation system is easy to navigate and helps you plan, track, and manage all your recreation requests in one place.

If you are a new user, setting up your account is easy with an email address. Just create a password, complete your profile, and you’re ready to go.

Register for activities

Find a fitness centre in Vancouver

Fitness centres

Find information about our 25 fitness centres; their services, amenities, equipment, costs, location, and more.

Great places to run in Vancouver


Find information about Vancouver’s seawall – where it is, what to see and do along the Seawall, and a map of the Seawall.

Find running tracks and trails at Vancouver parks

Running tracks at Vancouver Parks

Jogging trails at Vancouver Parks

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Fitness classes

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.

Personal training

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.

Walking, hiking, and geocaching

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.

Yoga and pilates

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.