Recreation

Fun and educational activities and events

Resources

Art Gallery Directory

Art Galleries in and around Vancouver

Adapted Recreation Directory

A directory of recreational opportunities for people with disabilities

BC Camp Directory

A directory of camps in British Columbia

 

BC Kids and Youth: Search Tool 

A search tool for classes and programs available to children and youth

 

Coupons BC

Find coupons for events and attractions in your area

Event Calendars

Calendars for Vancouver events here, here, and here

Indigenous Physical Activity and Cultural Circle

A network for First Nations, Métis and Inuit people who are involved in traditional activities, fitness, recreation, and sports

LGBTQ Recreation Directory

Find out more about fun activities for the LGBTQ community here and here

 

Parks, Gardens, and Beaches in Vancouver

Explore Vancouver's parks, gardens, and beaches

QueerImprov

A queer improv comedy club featuring some of Vancouver's silliest, most diverse talent

Theatre Groups in Vancouver

A list of theatre groups in BC. You can also find a listing of upcoming events here.

Urban Rec

Recreational sports leagues for many different sports

Vancouver Mural Fest

An arts organization dedicated to artistic and cultural development. They create experiences that connect people through art.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What funding is there for recreational activities?

  • Organizations like Athletics for Kids, Jumpstart, and KidSport provide funding to low-income families so their children can play sports. A supplement may also be provided to cover camp costs for children of people on social assistance.

  • Neighbourhood houses and organizations like Big Sisters also cover costs for program participants to attend local attractions and events

  • The Access2Entertainment Card grants free or significantly discounted attendance for a support worker at hundreds of recreational, entertainment, and cultural venues throughout Canada

  • Coupons BC lists many coupons for local attractions