Vancouver Outdoor Community Spotlight: Filsan Abdiaman of Project Love Run

Filsan Abdiaman of Project Love Run running on a trail

Filsan Abdiaman of Project Love Run. Photo: Patrick Leung

Running can be an intimidating sport, especially for women and BIPOCs. That’s where Project Love Run comes in. Filsan Abdiaman created this inclusive community to organize events that connect and empower women through running.

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Vancouver Outdoor Community Spotlight: Filsan Abdiaman of Project Love Run

Your Vancouver Summer Outdoors Bucket List for 2022

Paddleboarder at Spanish Banks Beach in Vancouver

Paddleboarder at Spanish Banks Beach. Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Hubert Kang

Summer in Vancouver is a special time, full of sunshine and warm temperatures. Locals love to head outdoors to celebrate the season at the beaches, parks, and hiking trails. Add these outdoor activities to your Vancouver summer bucket list.

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Your Vancouver Summer Outdoors Bucket List for 2022

Relax and Rejuvenate with Forest Bathing in Vancouver

A couple walking in the forest in Stanley Park.

Walking in the forest in Stanley Park. Photo: Destination Vancouver/Kindred & Scout

Put down your phone and tune in to nature. The Japanese practice of forest bathing is scientifically proven to help relieve stress and improve health. Vancouver has an abundance of natural areas perfect for a relaxing and rejuvenating forest bathing session. #thisisvancouver

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Relax and Rejuvenate with Forest Bathing in Vancouver

6 Things To Do at Alice Lake Provincial Park

View from south beach at Alice Lake Provincial Park in Squamish near Vancouver

Alice Lake. Photo: Taryn Eyton

Alice Lake Provincial Park in Squamish is a great way to get into nature without going far from the city. The park boasts beginner-friendly hiking, swimming, beaches, canoe rentals, and lots more.

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6 Things To Do at Alice Lake Provincial Park

Hit the Beach in Vancouver

English Bay Beach in Vancouver

English Bay Beach. Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Tanya Goehring

Perched at the edge of the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver is a beach city and you’ll find tons of ways to relax and rejuvenate on the water. #thisisvancouver

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Hit the Beach in Vancouver

10 Destination-Worthy Skateboard Parks Around Vancouver

UBC Skate Park in Vancouver

UBC Skate Park. Photo: Newline Skateparks

Vancouver has a long history of skateboard culture with the first dedicated skate parks opening in the late 1970s. Today the region is home to dozens of skate parks. Here are our picks for 10 you won’t want to miss.

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10 Destination-Worthy Skateboard Parks Around Vancouver

10 Things to Do Outdoors in Vancouver on Victoria Day Weekend 2022

Van Dusen Gardens in Vancouver

Photo: Tourism Vancouver/VanDusen Gardens

Victoria Day weekend is a great time to get outside as the cooler spring weather transitions to summer temperatures (fingers crossed!) Here are our picks for the best things to do outdoors in Vancouver on the 2022 holiday weekend.

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10 Things to Do Outdoors in Vancouver on Victoria Day Weekend 2022