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Golf in Vancouver British Columbia

Point Grey Golf and Country Club

In 1922, the formation of Point Grey Golf and Country Club was the outcome of the efforts of a few residents of Kerrisdale and Point Grey. An option was obtained on the Mole property consisting of about 96 acres on the lowlands and 10 on the highlands, which included the Mole residence. The Mole residence was used as the clubhouse. With the planting of more than 10,000 trees and millions spent over the last 80 years in upkeep and improvements, Point Grey Golf and Country Club is one of the top courses in Vancouver BC.

  • Address: 3350 S.W. Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC V6N 3Y9
  • Season: Year Round
  • Tee Times: (604) 922-9331
  • Pro Shop: (604) 922-9331
  • Golf Pro: Doug Riome
  • Length: 6,244 yards Par: 72
Web site: Point Grey Golf and Country Club

Capilano Golf and Country Club

This spectacular course should be at the top of everyone's "need to play there" list. Book well in advance though because the waiting list for an unaccompanied guest is usually more than a year.

  • Address: 420 Southborough Dr West Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Season: Summer only
  • Tee Times: (604) 925-4653
  • Pro Shop: (604) 925-4653
  • Golf Pro: Gerry Chatelaine
  • Length: 6,578 yards Par: 72
  • Slope: 121

Marine Drive Golf Club

Marine Drive Golf Club has produced more than its share of outstanding golfers. At just over 6300 yards from the blue tees, it is certainly known more for its difficulty as opposed to its length. But, at a par 71, many players will tell you that it plays longer than expected. It has certainly earned the respect of many a fine player as well as many of golf's top pundits.

  • Address: 7425 Yew Street Vancouver, B.C. V6P 6H1
  • Season: Year Round
  • Tee Times: (604) 261-3212
  • Pro Shop: (604) 261-3212
  • Golf Pro: Tim Tait
  • Length: 6,300 yards Par: 71
  • Slope: 126

University Golf Club

When University Golf Club first opened its doors in 1929, few could have imagined the success we enjoy today. Celebrating our 75th anniversary as Vancouver’s choice for golf, special events and more, we cordially invite you to take part in our history – a longstanding passion for good food, good company and great golf.

  • Address: 5185 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1X5
  • Season: Year Round
  • Tee Times: (604) 224-1818
  • Pro Shop: (604) 224-1818
  • Driving Range: Yes
  • Length: 6,584 yards Par: 72
  • Slope: 122

Fraserview Golf Course

Fraserview offers golfers an old course feeling in a west coast setting. Hidden away by a mature urban forest on a 225 acre site, this well-maintained course, designed by renowned Canadian architect Thomas McBroom, offers a variety of challenges for golfers of all skill levels.

  • Address: 7800 Vivian Drive
  • Season: Year Round
  • Tee Times: (604) 280-1818
  • Pro Shop: (604) 257-6923
  • Golf Pro: Earl Francis
  • Driving Range: Yes
  • Length: 6,700 yards Par: 72
  • Slope: 112

Langara Golf Course

Enjoy peace and tranquility in the heart of the city in this traditional-style course located on the south slope of Vancouver. Built in 1926 by the Canadian Pacific Railway, the course was redesigned by Canadian Architect Thomas McBroom and now features top notch greens, well protected by bunkers.

  • Address: 6706 Alberta Street
  • Season: Year Round
  • Tee Times: (604) 280-1818
  • Pro Shop: (604) 713-1816
  • Golf Pro: Muncie Booth
  • Driving Range: No
  • Length: 6,058 yards Par: 71

McCleery Golf Course

McCleery, with its many water hazards, gently sloping fairways and large greens is nestled on the north banks of the Fraser River in southwest Vancouver. Featuring well sculptured and meticulously maintained fairways and greens, Canadian architect Ted Baker designed this par 71, 18-hole course that offers a target-style golf challenge.

  • Address: 7188 MacDonald Street
  • Season: Year Round
  • Tee Times: (604) 280-1818
  • Pro Shop: (604) 257-8191
  • Golf Pro: Muncie Booth
  • Driving Range: Yes
  • Length: 6,265 yards Par: 71


Spas in Vancouver British Columbia

No trip is complete without some serious pampering and Vancouver BC offers some serious spas. Check out our comprehensive list of pamper spots to make your trip complete.

Absolute Spa

Ayurvedic Body Treatments, Spa Manicures, Spa Facials, Spa Hand Care, Oxyspa, Chair Massage, Spa Nail Care, Specialty treatments for Men, and so much more.
Phone: 1-(604) 684–2775
Web site: Absolute Spa

Beauty In Motion Mobile Spa & Salon

The Complete Spa and Salon Experience Comes To You. This premium personal service is made complete with complete product sales and support for your daily beauty regime, with delivery to your door.
Phone: 1-(604) 454-1648
Web site: Beauty In Motion Mobile Spa & Salon

Eveline Charles Salons & Spas

Combines classic elegance with friendly warmth and personal appeal. Among the largest and most distinctive personal care destinations in Canada, we offer only the finest in hair care, esthetics, and massage services and products. Industry professionals gently guide you through your services and answer any questions you may have to ensure your comfort.
Phone: 1-(604) 678-5666
Web site: Eveline Charles Salons & Spas

Miraj Hammam Spa

In centuries past, the Hammam was known as the silent doctor. A place of cleansing and healing for both body and soul. This is the essence of MIRAJ Hammam Spa. An exotic oasis where you can indulge yourself in traditional Middle Eastern treatments while your imagination takes you on a mystical journey into the past. Old World traditions, introduced into the new world - this is the MIRAJ Hammam Spa experience.
Phone: 1-(604) 733-5151
Web site: Miraj Hammam Spa


Skoah's passion is skin care. Our goal is to simplify skin care for you. We believe that a smile is the best 'look' of all and promise to inject a sense of humour and creativity into everything we do. No whale music, no bubbling cherubs, no pretentious attitude. Just personal training for your skin.
Phone: 1-(604) 624-0200
Web site: Skoah

SpaEthos Day Spa

Upholding true spa traditions.
Phone: 1-(604) 733-5007
Web site: SpaEthos Day Spa

Spa Utopia

Vancouver Day Spa, a place to focus on looking and feeling good from the inside out. A place where you can come for specialized treatments for body and soul, as well as hair and skin. A nurturing, safe and immaculate environment, combined with the highest moral and ethical standards. Enjoy the ultimate pampering experience.
Phone: 1-(604) 539-8772
Web site: Spa Utopia


Vancouver British Columbia Attractions

These are just some of the many Vancouver BC Attractions you can enjoy when you come to visit Vancouver BC.

BC Place Stadium

What makes B.C. Place Stadium amazing? For starters, it's the biggest air-supported domed stadium in the world. More than 60,000 people can stay warm and dry while they take in their favourite events. The only thing between them and the elements outside is the thin fibreglass and Teflon roof, high above. It's like walking under a fabric sky -- one that's only 1/30 inch thick but stronger than steel.
Phone: 1-(604) 661-7373
Web site: BC Place Stadium

Capilano Suspension Bridge

Your pulse quickens as you step onto the swaying planks of Vancouver's most popular visitor attraction. Breathe in the cedar-scented rainforest air, as mists drift through the canyon below and you make your way across Vancouver's most famous landmark. Pause and marvel at this feat of engineering, surrounded by 300 year old west coast rain forest. No visit to Vancouver is complete without a stop at Capilano Suspension Bridge.
Phone: 1-(604) 985-7474
Web site: Capilano Suspension Bridge

The City of Vancouver Archives

The City of Vancouver Archives, a division of the City Clerk's Department, is responsible for acquiring, organizing and preserving Vancouver's historical records and making them available to the widest possible audience.
Phone: 1-(604) 736-8561
Web site: The City of Vancouver Archives

Fort Langley National Historic Site

Built in 1827, Fort Langley was part of the Hudson's Bay Company's network of fur trading posts across what is now Western Canada. In response to the gold rush, which attracted many Americans, British Columbia was proclaimed a Crown Colony at Fort Langley in 1858. Today, Fort Langley evokes a sense of historic place with one original building and several reconstructed buildings, costumed interpreters, historic objects and special events.
Phone: 1-(604) 513-4777
Web site: Fort Langley National Historic Site

Gastown Steam Clock

This well-known timepiece is a favourite photo subject with visitors, who wait for the sounding of the clocks chimes and the accompanying rush of steam to get the perfect shot. Located at the corner of Cambie and Water streets.
Click here to view a photo.

HR Macmillan Space Center

What's new in the night sky? What are Near Earth Objects? How do rockets fly? What's Canada's role in the International Space Station? Ask the experts and find the answers to these and other universal questions in the ever-changing shows, programs and exhibits at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre. There's always something new to explore!
Phone: 1-(604) 738-STAR
Web site: HR Macmillan Space Center

Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site

Since its construction in 1894, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery has been a landmark for fishermen. This historic site commemorates Canada's West Coast fishing industry. It has been used as a cannery, reduction plant, and net loft.
Phone: 1-(604) 664-9009
Web site: Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site

Hell’s Gate Airtram

World Famous Hell's Gate, in the scenic Fraser Canyon, is nature at its most magnificent. Descending gracefully in one of our comfortable 25-passenger airtram cabins, you'll experience a breathtaking flight directly above the Fraser River's unique Hell's Gate fishways, where two million sockeye salmon challenge the river each year on an epic journey to their inland spawning grounds.
Phone: 1-(604) 867-9277
Web site: Hell’s Gate Airtram

Britannia Heritage Shipyard Park

The oldest remaining structure on the Fraser River, the former Britannia Cannery and Shipyard has been recognized as a National Historic Site through Canada's commemorative plaque program.
Phone: 1-(604) 718-8050
Web site: Britannia Heritage Shipyard Park

Grouse Mountain

Going up Grouse Mountain isn't just something to do. It's a way of life. Once you've tasted'll never entirely forget it. Because there's something about being on top - whether you hike or ski or just stand and stare - that makes you and the mountain belong.
Phone: 1-(604) 980-9311
Web site: Grouse Mountain

Maplewood Farm

Officially opened to the public in 1975, and now home to over 200 domestic animals and birds, Maplewood Farm strives to provide a unique experience, incorporating enjoyment, education and a recollection of the rural heritage of this pastoral 5 acre setting.
Phone: 1-(604) 929-5610
Web site: Maplewood Farm


Playdium is an energized environment where you are free to escape everyday life and live out your ultimate fantasies. Their 40,000 sq ft entertainment complex is loaded with over 200 state of the art attractions to chalange you mind, body and soul.
Phone: 1-(604) 433-7529
Web site: Playdium

Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary

One of Canada's top bird-watching sites, with over 60,000 annual visitors.
Phone: 1-(604) 946-6980
Web site: Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary


Where the action is. A sports supercenter.
Phone: 1-(604) 241-0700
Web site: Riverport

Science World

Hundreds of interactive exhibits that explore scientific principles, 5 shows each day at Centre Stage, the high-definition Weyerhaeuser Science Theatre and the world's largest dome screen in the Alcan OMNIMAX® Theatre.
Phone: 1-(604) 443-7443
Web site: Science World

Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre

The Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre is a self-supporting, non-profit association dedicated to effecting the conservation of aquatic life through display and interpretation, education, research, and direct action.
Phone: 1-(604) 659-3474
Web site: Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre

Vancouver Lookout – Harbour Centre Tower

Free tours are conducted hourly by energetic and informed on-site guides. Included with your admission – tours last 25 – 40 minutes – highlighting Vancouver’s sites and attractions visible from the top – including interesting facts and trivia. It’s a great way to get to know Vancouver better.
Phone: 1-(604) 689-0421
Web site: Vancouver Lookout – Harbour Centre Tower

West Coast Railway Heritage Park

The West Coast Railway Heritage Park is situated at Squamish BC, 40 km north of Vancouver. The development will present a typical railway facility of the mid 20th century. It now provides the visitor with the opportunity to tour authentic railway equipment in various stages of restoration. The West Coast Railway Heritage Park is an attraction designed to please the whole family, set in some of the most beautiful scenery in Canada.
Phone: 1-(604) 898-9336
Web site: West Coast Railway Heritage Park


Vancouver British Columbia Parks and Gardens

Parks & Garden Finder

Adding to the spectacular natural environment of beaches, mountains and sea, clean air and water, are Vancouver’s more than 200 diverse parks, including destination parks, small neighbourhood parks, remnant woodlands and ravines, seawall walks and beaches, display gardens, botanical collections, golf courses and 120,000 street trees. Find a park by neighbourhood(s), by the type of recreation facility within the park, or by entering the name (or partial name) of the park, facility, or street.
Phone: 1-(604) 938-7747
Toll-free: 1-(800) 766-0449
Web site: Parks & Garden Finder

Garden Inspired Tourism

Beautiful British Columbia abounds with glorious gardens, each with its own unique charm and appeal. Scroll through our Garden page to find a complete listing of beautiful gardens.
Phone: 1-(604) 574-7772
Web site: Garden Inspired Tourism


Vancouver British Columbia Beaches

Vancouver BC, a city on the ocean, has a good selection of beaches. All but Wreck Beach have Lifeguards on duty during beach hours and 2 beaches, Second Beach in Stanley Park and Kitsilano Beach have huge, heated swimming pools allowing you to enjoy nice warm water with the feel and look of being next to the ocean. Vancouver's beaches are well worth the visit.

The City of Vancouver Beaches Web Site

About 18 km (11 miles) of beaches surround Vancouver. We have special areas that have been designated for swimming, ensuring maximum lifeguard coverage. Vancouver beaches are staffed by lifeguards from Victoria Day weekend to Labour Day weekend (May 22-Sept. 6, 2004). Lifeguards are on duty usually from 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily. Lifeguards are off duty at 8:30 p.m. in mid-August due to earlier sunsets. However, anytime the red light is ON, lifeguards are off duty.
Phone for beach information: 1-(604) 738-8535
Web site: The City of Vancouver Beaches


Vancouver British Columbia Theatres

Alcan Omnimax Theatre

Phone: 1-(604) 443-7443
Web site: Alcan Omnimax Theatre

CN IMAX Theatre at Canada Place

Phone: 1-(604) 682-4629
Web site: CN IMAX Theatre at Canada Place

Orpheum Theatre

Originally opened on November 7, 1927 as a vaudeville house, the Orpheum was the largest and most opulent theatre on the Pacific Coast.
Phone: 1-(604) 665-3050
Web site: Orpheum Theatre

Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Built in 1959 by the City of Vancouver, the Queen Elizabeth Theatre is the home of Vancouver Opera and Ballet British Columbia. The 70 foot wide proscenium arch stage is the perfect multi-purpose venue for Broadway shows, pop and rock concerts, opera and dance, as well as live broadcast gala award ceremonies and telethons.
Web site: Queen Elizabeth Theatre

The Vancouver Playhouse

Opened in 1962, The Vancouver Playhouse is part of the Queen Elizabeth Theatre complex and is home to the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company, Friends of Chamber Music and Vancouver Recital Society. The ideal stage for professional theatre, recitals, chamber music, contemporary dance and business events.
Web site: The Vancouver Playhouse

The Orpheum

Originally opened on November 7, 1927 as a vaudeville house, the Orpheum was the largest and most opulent theatre on the Pacific Coast. The City of Vancouver purchased the theatre on March 19, 1974 and undertook a complete restoration of the theatre's interior. The Orpheum re-opened on April 2, 1977 as the permanent home of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and a restored concert hall that hosts a variety of pop, classical, choral and chamber recitals. It is also an ideal venue for concert recordings, conference sessions, seminars and film shoots.
Web site: The Orpheum


Vancouver British Columbia Museums

BC Museum of Mining

During the seventy year life of the mine, 60,000 people of many races, languages, and religions, worked and made their homes in Britannia. In 1975 the B.C. Museum of Mining was opened to the public, and was designated as a National Historic Site in 1988.
Toll-free: 1-(800) 896-4044
Web site: BC Museum of Mining

BC Sports Hall of Fame & Museum

Phone: 1-(604) 687-5520
Web site: BC Sports Hall of Fame & Museum

Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel

Phone: 1-(604) 293-6500
Web site: Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel

Canadian Museum of Flight

The Canadian Museum of Flight is located at the Langley Airport, and is a non-profit, volunteer driven museum dedicated to restoring, preserving and showcasing Canada's rich aviation heritage.
Phone: 1-(604) 532-0035
Web site:

Langley Centennial Museum

The Langley Centennial Museum currently maintains a collection of over 1,200 archival photographs, 8,500 objects, and 500 works of art. This collection, spanning hundreds of years, is a wonderful window on the past life of our community.
Phone: 1-(604) 888-3922
Web site: Langley Centennial Museum

Museum of Anthropology at UBC

Phone: 1-(604) 822-3825
Web site: Museum of Anthropology at UBC

Richmond Museum

The Richmond Museum is a public institution which is accessible and open to the public through a wide range of collections, temporary and travelling exhibits, programs, and special events for people of all ages. The purpose of these activities is to increase public awareness and appreciation of Richmond's diverse history. The Museum plays a role as a resource to heritage and cultural groups and offers volunteer opportunities to the community.
Phone: 1-(604) 231-6457
Web site: Richmond Museum

Roedde House Museum

Roedde House is a restored late-Victorian home, in the heart of Vancouver's "West End". We offer guided tours for individuals or groups.
Phone: 1-(604) 684-7040
Web site: Roedde House Museum

Samson Maritime Museum

Welcome aboard the Samson V Maritime Museum. Located in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, Samson V was a sternwheel snagpuller that worked on the Fraser River, until her retirement in 1980 when she was restored and transformed into a Maritime Museum.
Phone: 1-(604) 522-6894
Web site: Samson Maritime Museum

Steveston Historical Society Museum

A community museum in the area's first bank building. The main floor "general store" display includes a working post office. Pick up a walking tour guide and enjoy a day in Steveston Village. The Steveston Historical Society welcomes new members.
Phone: 1-(604) 271-6868
Web site: Steveston Historical Society Museum

West Vancouver Museum & Archives

Officially opened in 1994, the Museum features dynamic exhibitions, education programmes, public programmes, an archives and a gift shop. The Museum and Archives are operated by the Cultural Services Section of the District of West Vancouver Parks and Community Services Department.
Phone: 1-(604) 925-7295
Web site: West Vancouver Museum & Archives

Vancouver Maritime Museum

The Vancouver Maritime Museum is the principal maritime museum on the Pacific Coast of Canada, and one of the major maritime museums on the West Coast of North America. A member of the Council of American Maritime Museums and the International Congress of Maritime Museums, the Vancouver Maritime Museum interprets the story of Canada's great Pacific port and its links with the Pack Rim. The Vancouver Maritime Museum is the greater Vancouver region's link to maritime history, art, culture and technology, relating the past to the present and looking to the future through its programs and exhibitions.
Phone: 1-(604) 257-8300
Web site: Vancouver Maritime Museum

Vancouver Museum

Now, as Canada's largest civic museum moves into its second century, it continues to explore the human and natural history of the Vancouver region, the Pacific Northwest Coast and Pacific Rim with exciting, ever-changing new exhibitions. The Vancouver Museum continues to celebrate the rich legacy and heritage of our diverse multicultural society through varied programs.
Phone: 1-(604) 736-4431
Web site: Vancouver Museum


Vancouver British Columbia Art Galleries

Art Emporium

2239 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 738-3510

Art Works

225 Smithe Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 688-3301
Web site: Art Works

Atelier Gallery

2421 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 732-3021

Bau-Xi Gallery

3045 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 733-7011
Web site: Bau-Xi Gallery

Buschlen Mowatt Gallery

1445 W. Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 682-1234

Catriona Jeffries Gallery

3149 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 736-1554
Web site: Catriona Jeffries Gallery

Coastal Peoples Fine Arts Gallery

1024 Mainland Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 685-9298
Web site: Coastal Peoples Fine Arts Gallery

Crystalworks Gallery of Natural Art

1800 W. 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 732-3870

Diane Farris Gallery

1590 W. 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 737-2629
Web site: Diane Farris Gallery

Dr. Vigari Gallery

1312 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 255-9513

Douglas Reynolds Gallery

2335 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 731-9292
Web site: Douglas Reynolds Gallery

Elliot Louis

2245 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 730-9611
Web site: Elissa Cristall

Equinox Gallery

2321 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 736-2405

Heffel Gallery

2247 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 732-6505
Web site: Heffel Gallery

Hill’s Native Art

165 Water Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 685-4249
Web site: Hill’s Native Art

Honjo Gallery

506-55 Water Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 688-2605

Images for a Canadian Heritage

164 Water Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 685-7046
Web site: Images for a Canadian Heritage

Inuit Gallery of Vancouver

206 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 688-7323
Web site: Inuit Gallery of Vancouver

Jennifer Kostuik Gallery

3060 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 737-3969

Lattimer Gallery

1590 W. 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 732-4556
Web site: Lattimer Gallery

Linda Lando Fine Art

2034 W. 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 266-6010
Web site: Linda Lando Fine Art

Marion Scott Gallery

481 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 685-1934
Web site: Marion Scott Gallery

Monte Clark Gallery

2339 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 730-5000
Web site: Monte Clark Gallery

Onepointsix Gallery

878 Homer Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 684-0478
Web site: Onepointsix Gallery

Rendez-Vous Gallery

671 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 733-8516
Web site: Rendez-Vous Gallery

Stoneage Art Company

11-1551 Johnston Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 801-5108
Web site: Stoneage Art Company

Tracey Lawrence Gallery

1529 W. 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 730-2875

Uno Langmann Limited

2117 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 736-8825
Web site: Uno Langmann Limited

Windsor Gallery

667 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1-(604) 681-4870
Web site: Windsor Gallery