Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Loads of community block parties and music events this Friday through Sunday!  Start planning with our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend… and aye, don’t forget it’s International Talk Like A Pirate Day on Friday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Vancouver’s Largest Aquatic Centre Opens July 31, 2010

Inside the new Hillcrest Aquatic Centre

As someone who loves swimming and swimming pools—I’ve written before about my abiding love for Kits Pool and Vancouver pools in general—I cannot wait for the grand opening of the Hillcrest Aquatic Centre. It should be amazing!

During the 2010 Winter Olympics, the Vancouver Olympic Centre/Vancouver Paralympic Centre at Hillcrest Park (adjacent to Queen Elizabeth Park) served as an official competition venue for curling and wheelchair curling. The first phase* of transforming the former Olympic venue into a new, public recreation complex will be complete on Saturday, July 31, when the doors open to the new Hillcrest Aquatic Centre, the largest public aquatic centre in all of Vancouver. (Yep, it’s bigger even than downtown’s Vancouver Aquatic Centre.)

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Vancouver’s Largest Aquatic Centre Opens July 31, 2010