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Local Activities

Our librarians have handpicked the most helpful resources on this topic from the Library collection and online.

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On The Web

Artists for Kids

In partnership with more than 50 of Canada's most prominent artists, Artists for Kids brings together educators and the community to provide educational experiences and enrichment for thousands of young people while encouraging students to share their own artistic voice and narrative.

Canlan Ice Sports: North Vancouver

Like ice sports? Drop-in hockey, figure skating and public skates, as well as youth hockey leagues, and hockey instruction.

Capilano Suspension Bridge

Capilano Suspension Bridge is a popular spot! Check out the Treetops Adventure walk.

Cypress Mountain

Alpine and Nordic skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and snowtubing in the winter, beautiful hiking in the summer.

Deep Cove Canoe and Kayak Lessons

Specializes in providing people with a positive paddling experience and emphasizes safety and skill development. They offer hourly, daily, or weekly rentals, pre-scheduled lesson programs and tours & more. Operates full time from April – October, with limited operations the rest of the year.

Grouse Mountain

Hiking and other great activities in the summer! Skiing, snowshoeing and outdoor ice-skating in the winter.

Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre

This unique centre offers visitors an introduction to the temperate rainforest and provides environmental education for the local community. Informative and interactive displays present information on the plants and animals of the temperate rainforest and global environmental issues.

Mount Seymour

Skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, snow tubing, tobogganing, and dog-sledding. Also find information about a range of activities in the summer months.

North Shore Culture Compass

An ongoing project to compile a hub of cultural assets within the North Shore Region. This tool is intended for residents, tourists, planners, and the cultural sector, to help build audiences, drive tourism, fill gaps, and encourage partnerships to better highlight our rich cultural diversity.

North Shore Mountain Bike Association

Check out maps of bike trails on the North Shore, find out about trail closures, or keep an eye on upcoming events.

North Shore Winter Club

Swimming, diving, skating, hockey, curling, tennis, squash, racquetball, and fitness training. The club also has Indoor activities like foosball, nob hockey, and video games.

North Vancouver Museum and Archives

Contains information programs, collections, as well an extensive searchable database of online material associated with the archives, and a searchable artifact database associated with the museum.

North Vancouver Parks

Information on parks, park facilities, park attractions including horitculture and arboriculture, and includes informaton on sports fields, places to mountain bike, and park events.

North Vancouver Recreation Commission

Contains complete information on programs, activities and online registration. The North Vancouver Recreation & Culture (NVRC) Commission is a partnership between the City of North Vancouver and the District of North Vancouver, offering a wide range of activities for residents.

North Vancouver Recreation Commission

Find out about art, sport and fitness programs in North Vancouver including basketball, badminton, circus arts, dancing, fencing, golf, martial arts, music, racquetball, squash, ice skating, inline skating, swimming, theatre and yoga.

Silver Harbour Centre

Our North Vancouver seniors’ centre provides information about the programs as well as links of local interest.

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