Photo courtesy Tourism Vancouver/Clayton Perry

Sports & Leisure IN vancouver & AREA

Sports and leisure are an integral layer to Vancouver’s chilled-out vibe. The city is a yogi haven, with yoga and fitness studios aplenty. It’s also home to the NHL’s Vancouver Canucks, and, thanks to its mild climate, abundant green space and nearby ocean, mountains, lakes and rivers, it’s a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts, no matter the season.  

Four Urban Parks in Canada

Escape to nature in the heart of the city 

What To Do in Whistler Village

Whistler Village offers so much more than just après

What To Do On the Hill in Whistler

There are more than 8,000 acres at Whistler-Blackcomb, and your feet don’t necessarily need to be strapped in to see it

Four Spa Getaways

Find your bliss at one of these spots

Four Urban Day Spas

Where to unplug, right in the city

What's New This Ski Season

Here's what your favourite Canadian ski resorts have in store for you

To Heli and Back

Our writer tries heli-skiing for the first time 

Anatomy of a World-Class Ski Resort

It's not just the powder that makes Whistler Blackcomb outstanding 

Learning To Ski

How to move on from the bunny hill 

4 Public Outdoor Swimming Pools

When it's hot in the city, cool off in one of these all access pools.