Free Outdoor Yoga Classes in Vancouver for Summer of 2015

Photo courtesy of lululemon Athletica | Flickr

Photo courtesy of lululemon Athletica | Flickr

During the summer in Vancouver when the sun is shining and the days are long and hot, it’s pretty hard to drag yourself into a yoga studio. Luckily, there are several options around Vancouver that offer outdoor yoga classes that lets you breathe in the fresh air and practice your sun salutations under the actual sun.

We’ve found four yoga classes around Vancouver that offer weekly outdoor yoga classes that are 100% free! These free outdoor yoga classes in Vancouver are a great option for beginners, experts, and those who just want to get outside and do a little stretching.

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Free Outdoor Yoga Classes in Vancouver for Summer of 2015

Waterfront Sightseeing Adventures with Sea Vancouver (Free Tour Giveaway!)

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Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime!

Whether you’re a first-time zodiac adventurer or a seasoned veteran, we guarantee you’ll have a blast!

Launching from the Westin Bayshore Hotel, Sea Vancouver’s fleet of open-air, purpose-built, zodiac-style vessels are Vancouver’s fastest and safest way to view the city from the sea.

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Waterfront Sightseeing Adventures with Sea Vancouver (Free Tour Giveaway!)

FOUR WATERBORNE WAYS TO BEAT THE SUMMER SIZZLE

Photo:  James Wheeler | Flickr

Photo: James Wheeler | Flickr

There’s no better way to spend a hot day than exploring Vancouver’s Instagram-worthy waterfront, savouring gelato while strolling the seawall, or lounging at Kits Beach. But when the waterways surrounding the city sparkle like diamonds under the summer sun, you’ll feel the irresistible urge to dive headlong into the surf. Here are four ways to get wet in Vancouver:

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FOUR WATERBORNE WAYS TO BEAT THE SUMMER SIZZLE

Flightseeing with Harbour Air – Win an Extended Panorama Tour for Two!

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Harbour Air was founded in B.C. in 1982 and today has more than 40 aircrafts, servicing 350,000 passengers throughout coastal British Columbia. The Harbour Air Group, consisting of Harbour Air Seaplanes, Westcoast Air and Whistler Air is one of the largest seaplane companies in the world. Harbour Air also has Tantalus Air, a land-based charter airline.

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Flightseeing with Harbour Air – Win an Extended Panorama Tour for Two!

Canada’s First Parkour Park Open Now in Vancouver

Photo Credit: THOR/Flickr

Photo Credit: THOR/Flickr

Vancouver is scoring a Canada-wide first with a public outdoor parkour space in Hastings Park as part of the 20 year multi-million dollar master plan for Hastings Park and the PNE. We spoke to Dave Hutch, park-board manager of research and planning to find out more.

How did the idea for Plateau Sports Park come about?

The idea was to transform the whole park into a series of connected open spaces and recreational amenities. In 2011 we began implementing the plan by going through a process of working with the community and identifying where people’s needs and desires were for activities. Empire Fields was already a sports field and we upgraded it to synthetic turf and a rubberised track. Plateau Park was envisioned as a place of active sport and recreation that would be complimentary to field sports. We were approached by a group of parkour practitioners who said, ‘Hey, they have parkour parks in Europe, could we do that here?’. How did you feel about the idea of a parkour space? When we sat down with them, first we had to understand what it was! There’s a sort of a view of parkour of that James Bond Casino Royale scene that everyone thinks of, but it’s much more than that, lots of people can do parkour: young kids, adults, men, women –many moves are done just a few feet off the ground, so we just needed to know what they required. Continue reading:
Canada’s First Parkour Park Open Now in Vancouver