Vancouver, British Columbia

Surrounded on three sides by water and nestled beneath the peaks of the Coast Mountain Range makes Vancouver is a paradise for outdoor recreational activities. Summertime recreation includes fishing, boating, kayaking, water skiing, hiking, biking, golf, wild life viewing and backcountry camping in and around the Vancouver Area. Cruise around the area with one of the many tour companies to see even more of what the city has to offer. The winter recreation opportunities at Garibaldi Mountain and the Whistler-Blackcomb Resort at Whistler are less than a half-day's drive from downtown and offer some of the best skiing and snowboarding facilities in North America. Find what to do in Vancouver.


Hell's Gate Airtram. 43111 Trans Canada Highway, Boston Bar, BC V0K 1C0. Mailing Address: PO Box 129, Hope, BC V0K 1C0. Phone: 604-867-9277; Fax: 604-867-9279. E-mail


Bayshore Bicycles. 745 Denman Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 2L6. Phone: 604-688-2453; Fax: 604-264-9820.

Cycle City Tours + Rentals

  • Hornby: 648 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 2G2. Phone: 604-618-8626. E-mail
  • Burrard: 1344 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2B7. Phone: 604-618-8626. E-mail

Spokes Bicycle Rental. Located at the entrance of Stanley Park at 1798 W. Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC. Phone: 604-688-5141.


Vancouver Boat Rentals. Dock J - 1807 Maritime Mews, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC V6H 3X2. Phone: 604-428-2628. E-mail


Edgewater Casino. 760 Pacific Boulevard S, Vancouver, BC V6B 5E7. Phone: 604-687-3343; Toll-free: 1-877-688-3343; Fax: 604-687-4279. E-mail

Cruises, Tours and Charters (Click link for Cruises, Tours and Charters page.)

Event Centers

Rogers Arena. 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver, BC V6B 6G1. Phone: 604-899-7400.

Rogers Arena is an indoor sports arena, home to the Vancouver Canucks hockey team, and serves as a venue for a wide variety of concerts.

Pacific National Exhibition (PNE). 2901 E. Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V5K 5J1. Phone: 604-253-2311; Fax: 604-251-7768. E-mail

PNE offers amusement rides, the annual fair, sporting events, concerts, shows and exhibits.

Festivals and Events (Click link for Festivals and Events page.)


Aquatic Venture. 1696 Duranleau Street, Granville Island Vancouver, BC, V6J 4X9. Phone: 778-882-3474; Toll-free: 1-866-742-3474. E-mail

Bites On Salmon Charters. 450 Denman Street, Vancouver, BC V6J 3J1. Phone: 604-688-2483; Toll-free: 1-877-688-2483. E-mail

Bonnie Lee Fishing Charters. 104-1676 Duranleau Street Granville Island, Vancouver, BC V6H 3S4. Phone: 604-290-7447. E-mail

Deep Respect Fishing Charters. Located at Heather Street Marina at 600 Stamps Landing, Vancouver, BC V5Z 3Z1. Phone: 604-734-1987; Toll-free: 1-866-293-7719.

Michael & Young Fly Shop. 1245 W. Broadway Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 1G7. Phone: 604-639-2278; Toll-free: 1-800-663-6407.

Pacific Angler. 78 E. Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5T 1V6. Phone: 604-872-2204; Charters: 778-788-8582.

Silversides Fishing Adventures. 28 N. Cassiar Street, Vancouver, BC V5K 3P1. Phone: 604-505-0361; Owner: 604-864-5445. E-mail

Ultimate Sportfishing Adventures. Phone: 604-836-7668. E-mail


Fraserview Golf Course. 7800 Vivian Drive, Vancouver, BC V5S 2V8. Golf shop: 604-257-6923; Clubhouse: 604-257-6921.

Langara Golf Course. 6706 Alberta Street, Vancouver, BC. Golf shop: 604-713-1816; Clubhouse: 604-257-8357.

Marine Drive Golf Club. 7425 Yew Street, Vancouver, BC V6P 6H1. Phone: 604-261-8111; Golf shop: 604-261-3212; Fax: 604-261-8125. E-mail

McCleery Golf Course. 7188 Macdonald Street, Vancouver, BC. Golf shop: 604-257-8191; Clubhouse: 604-257-8181.

Musqueam Golf and Learning Academy. 3904 W. 51st Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6N 3W1. Phone: 604-266-2334.

Point Grey Golf & Country Club. 3350 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC V6N 3Y9. Clubhouse: 604-266-7171; Golf shop: 604-261-3108.

Queen Elizabeth Park Pitch & Putt. Located at Queen Elizabeth Park at the West 37th Avenue entrance. Phone: 604-874-8336.

Riverside Golf. 1366 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC V6P 5Z9. Phone: 604-327-8077.

Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club. 4300 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC V6N 4A6. Phone: 604-266-4141; Golf shop: 604-266-6248; Tennis Center: 604-266-9165; Fax: 604-266-3522. E-mail

Stanley Park Pitch & Putt. Located at Stanley Park near the Beach Avenue entrance, Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4. Phone: 604-681-8847.

University Golf Club. 5185 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6T 1X5. Phone: 604-224-7799. E-mail

Ice Rinks

Ice Rinks
Seven ice rinks are located throughout Vancouver including seasonal and year-round ice rinks.


Deep Cove Kayak. 2156 Banbury Road, Deep Cove, North Vancouver, BC V7G 2T1. Phone: 604-929-2268. E-mail

Ecomarine Paddlesport Centres. All locations phone: 604-689-7575; Toll-free: 1-888-425-2925.

  • Granville Island: 1668 Duranleau Street, Granvill Island Vancouver, BC V6H 3S4.
  • Jericho Beach: 1300 Discovery Street
  • English Bay: 1700 Beach Avenue

Lotus Island Tours. 2005-1251 Cardero Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 2H9. Phone: 604-684-4922. E-mail

Vancouver Kayak Club. E-mail

Vancouver Water Adventures. All locations phone: 604-736-5155.

  • Granville Island: 1812 Boatlift Lane, Granville Island Vancouver, BC.
  • Kitsilano Beach: Located at the North end of Kits Beach near the basketball courts.


Hastings Racecourse. 188 N. Renfrew Street, Vancouver, BC V5K 3N8. Phone: 604-254-1631; Toll-free: 1-877-977-7702. E-mail

Skate Parks

Skate Parks. Phone: 604-873-7000.

  • China Creek Park South - East Broadway & Clark Drive
  • Coopers' Park - North False Creek, under Cambie Street Bridge
  • Downtown Skateboard Plaza - Quebec and Union Streets under the Georgia/Dunsmuir Viaducts
  • Hatings Park - Pandora and Renfrew Streets
  • Quilchena Park - 4590 Magnolia Street
  • Strathcona Park - Prior Street and Campbell Avenue
  • Kensington Park - 37th Avenue and Knight Street


Skydive Vancouver. 1792 Alberni Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1C9. Phone: 604-731-5251; Toll-free: 1-888-738-5867. E-mail

Snow Skiing

Cypress Mountain. PO Box 91252, West Vancouver, BC V7V 3N9. Office and Snow report phone: 604-926-5612. E-mail

Grouse Mountain. 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, BC V7R 4K9. Phone: 604-980-9311; Snow Phone: 604-986-6262; Fax: 604-984-6360. E-mail

Grouse Mountain is a 15 minute drive from downtown Vancouver, located in the district of North Vancouver.

Mount Seymour. 1700 Mount Seymour Road, North Vancouver, BC V7G 1L3. Phone: 604-986-2261. E-mail

Sporting Goods and Equipment Rental

3 Vets. 2200 Yukon Street, Vancouver, BC V5Y 3P2. Phone: 604-872-5475. E-mail

Steveston Marine & Hardware. 1667 W. 3th, Vancouver, BC V6J 1K1. Phone: 1-800-656-5559; Fax: 604-732-6216.

Valhalla Pure Outfitters. 88 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1P2. Phone: 604-872-8872.

Whale Watching

Wild Whales Vancouver. 1806 Mast Tower Road, Vancouver, BC V6H 4B6. Phone: 604-699-2011; Fax: 604-699-2014. E-mail

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