Curling Rocks! The unique winter sport that nobody’s talking about…

Curling in Vancouver

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Curling seems to be the sport that everyone remembers only when the winter Olympic Games roll around. For the uninitiated, the sport involves rolling a heavy rock down a long stretch of ice, while people run beside it and furiously sweep. Uh, what?

While hockey and lacrosse may be more commonly known as the national sports of Canada, curling should follow up as a close 3rd on the list. The winter sport is a favourite among those who enjoy low impact sports based on precision…

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Curling Rocks! The unique winter sport that nobody’s talking about…

Best Places to go Ice Skating in Vancouver

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There’s nothing quite like the giddy joy that comes from zipping around on an ice rink. Especially when you master the ability of actually stopping without having to slam into the side boards or crash into a friend…

Vancouver is lucky to have quite a few options for ice skating that go beyond the usual rinks located in each community centre around town. Better yet, most offer cheap rentals for skates and steaming cups of hot chocolate.

So grab your mittens and a scarf, because these are some of the best places to go ice skating in Vancouver:

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Best Places to go Ice Skating in Vancouver

Scenic Mountain Biking Coming to Vancouver’s Grouse Mountain This Summer!

Written by Carly Whetter

One of the best places to get a spectacular view of the Vancouver’s mountains, rainforest, and sea, is at Grouse Mountain, also known as the Peak of Vancouver. This June Grouse Mountain is set to launch their Scenic Mountain Biking experience, where guests can rent a bike on the top of the mountain and either enjoy a 2-hour guided tour to scenic viewpoints or access two marked trails on a self-guided excursion.
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Scenic Mountain Biking Coming to Vancouver’s Grouse Mountain This Summer!

Registration for 2018 SeaWheeze Half Marathon Opens January 25

Seawheeze Vancouver 2018

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The Lululemon SeaWheeze Half Marathon isn’t your average run. In fact, it may just be the most beautiful and ridiculously fun half marathon in the world! This September, over 10,000 runners will descend on Vancouver to sweat it out over a weekend of yoga, running, and one heck of an after party!

Registration for the SeaWheeze 2018 half marathon opens months in advance and typically sells out in minutes (sometimes seconds!) So, if you’re planning on registering for the seventh annual SeaWheeze Half Marathon taking place in September 2018, we’ve detailed all the information you need to know below!

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Registration for 2018 SeaWheeze Half Marathon Opens January 25

Tickets to Vancouver Basketball Showcase On Sale Now!

Need a last-minute Christmas gift for a special sports-loving someone?

How about tickets to the inaugural Vancouver Showcase – a new premier annual NCAA basketball event coming to Vancouver in November 2018?

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Tickets to Vancouver Basketball Showcase On Sale Now!

Quick Guide to 2017 December Craft Markets in Vancouver

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Image courtesy of Make It! The Handmade Revolution

Does the thought of stepping into a busy mall during the holiday season make you shudder? Are you sick of buying similar gifts at similar stores each year? Vancouver is lucky to have a thriving DIY (do-it-yourself) community, which hosts several holiday craft markets leading up to the big gift-giving day.

If you’re looking for something a little extra special for a loved one, you’ll be pleased to know that Vancouver has several craft markets scheduled before the end of December. Check out the quick guide below to decide which ones to check out and don’t forget to spend a little extra on something for yourself!

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Quick Guide to 2017 December Craft Markets in Vancouver

Sports Season Has Arrived! Here’s Where to Watch the Game in Vancouver

Courtesy Butcher & Bullock.

Cold weather and shorter days are perfect excuses to build a blanket fort, grab a growler and switch on the game – or, even better, to join fellow sports fans at a rousing bar or restaurant whose love of game day translates to unbeatable deals, massive and plentiful TVs, and engaging experiences with an unparalleled electricity. Whether you’re a fierce Lions fan, loyal Canucks supporter, diehard UFC champion, European soccer reveler, or simply desire to surround yourself with an exciting vibe while warding off the winter chill, you’ll find your new sports family at one of the venues below. Jerseys and face paint optional. Continue reading:
Sports Season Has Arrived! Here’s Where to Watch the Game in Vancouver