10 Outdoor Things to do Around Vancouver for Family Day 2022

Cliffwalk at Capilano Suspension Bridge illuminated as part of the Love Lights Event

Love Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge. Photo: Capilano Suspension Bridge

Head outside this Family Day. Get your heart racing on the ski slopes, chill out on an easy snowshoe walk, or treat your dog to a winter adventure. Here are our picks for the best outdoor activities around Vancouver for Family Day 2022.

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10 Outdoor Things to do Around Vancouver for Family Day 2022

12 Fun Things to do Outdoors in Vancouver on Winter Break 2021/22

Sledding at Grouse Mountain near Vancouver

Sledding at Grouse Mountain. Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Grouse Mountain

Winter Break is a great time to get outdoors and explore nature in Vancouver. Choose from snowy activities like skiing and snowshoeing, holiday fun, hikes, and lots more. Use our picks for the best things to do outdoors in Vancouver on winter break to plan your adventures.

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12 Fun Things to do Outdoors in Vancouver on Winter Break 2021/22

4 Places to Ice Skate Outdoors Around Vancouver in Winter 2021/22

Mountain top ice skating on a pond at Grouse Mountain near Vancouver

Photo: Grouse Mountain

Vancouver’s mild winters mean that it doesn’t usually get cold enough to skate on frozen ponds. However, thanks to modern technology, you can still skate outdoors on hand-built rinks. Here are four places to go ice skating outdoors around Vancouver in winter 2021/22.

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4 Places to Ice Skate Outdoors Around Vancouver in Winter 2021/22

Your Vancouver Outdoors Bucket List for Winter 2021/22

Skiing at Grouse Mountain near Vancouver

Skiing at Grouse Mountain Tourism Vancouver / Kazutoshi Yoshimura

Winter is coming! In Vancouver, that means snow in the mountains, skiing, snowshoeing, and lots more. Here are our picks for Vancouver outdoor activities you’ll want to add to your winter bucket list for winter 2021/22.

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Your Vancouver Outdoors Bucket List for Winter 2021/22

3 Places to Ice Skate Outdoors Around Vancouver This Winter

A family skating on the outdoor rink in Whistler BC

Photo: Tourism Whistler

Skating is a quintessentially Canadian winter activity. With Vancouver’s mild winters, it doesn’t usually get cold enough in the city to skate on frozen ponds. However, thanks to modern technology, you can still skate outdoors on man-made rinks. Here are three places to go ice skating outdoors around Vancouver this winter.

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3 Places to Ice Skate Outdoors Around Vancouver This Winter

6 Places to Ice Skate Outdoors Around Vancouver

Skaters at night on the Whistler Olympic Plaza skating rink

Photo: Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova

Skating is a quintessentially Canadian winter activity. With Vancouver’s mild winters, it doesn’t usually get cold enough in the city to skate on frozen ponds. However, thanks to modern technology, you can skate outdoors on man-made rinks. Here are six places to go ice skating outdoors around Vancouver, including two rinks that are brand-new for 2019!

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6 Places to Ice Skate Outdoors Around Vancouver

Mountain Alternatives to Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding in Vancouver

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Vancouver is known for its close proximity to the mountains, and it’s no secret that Vancouverites love skiing and snowboarding. Though it rarely snows in the city, we have some of the best ski and snowboard facilities on our local mountains, Grouse Mountain, Cypress Mountain, and Mount Seymour. But what if downhill skiing or snowboarding isn’t your cup of tea? Or what if you’d rather try something different? Luckily, the local mountains offer a lot more than just downhill skiing and snowboarding. So if you’d like to try your hand at something different, here are some mountain alternatives to skiing and snowboarding.

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Mountain Alternatives to Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding in Vancouver