Things To Do in British Columbia

18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four at Riverside Golf (Up to 58% Off)

Riverside Golf

Surrey

C$40 C$18

Relatively short course features holes that range from 88 to 185 yards, ideal for beginners or those who want to practice short-game skills

High-Ropes Course and Adventure-Tower Experience for One or Two at SkyTrek Adventure Park (Up to 43% Off)

SkyTrek Adventure Park

Revelstoke

C$87 C$52

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Trek 30 feet above the forest floor on an eco-friendly ropes course, then tackle the Adventure Tower's swing, climbing wall, and base jump

Four or Eight 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at The Music Box School of Music (Up to 51% Off)

The Music Box School of Music

Victoria

C$96 C$49

Private music lessons provide one-on-one instruction for piano or voice

Cable-Wakeboarding Session for One or Two at Valley Wake Park (Up to 49% Off)

Valley Wake Park

South Poplar

C$43 C$22

Park offers two Sesitec System 2.0 cables on which beginners learn wakeboarding or veterans perfect their skills

9 Holes of Pitch-and-Putt Golf for 2 or 4, or 10-Bucket Flex Pass at Doc's Golf Centre (Up to 50% Off)

Doc's Golf Centre

Penticton

C$48 C$24

Golfers can hone in short games at nine-hole pitch-and-putt course, where there’s a CPGA professional teaching lessons and a practice range

C$20 for a Discover Biathlon Experience for Two at Whistler Olympic Park (C$35 Value)

Whistler Olympic Park

Whistler Olympic Park

C$35 C$20

At Whistler Olympic Park, the Biathlon Experience is an overview of the sport of Biathlon and learning about the culture behind the sport

Two-Hour Paddleboard Rental for One or Two Monday–Friday or Any Day at Vancouver Water Adventures (Up to 52% Off)

Vancouver Water Adventures

Granville Island

C$33 C$16

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Wildlife and stunning scenery greet those on two-hour adventures of the shoreline and nearby ocean sites

C$9.99 for Roller Skating for Two Including Skate Rental at Central City Arena (C$20 Value)

Central City Arena

Surrey

C$20 C$9.99

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Roller skating—including skate rentals—at indoor rink

Four Oil, Drawing, Acrylic, or Watercolour Class for Teens and Adults at Rusart Fine Arts Co (50% Off)

Rusart Fine Arts Co

South Burnaby

C$160 C$80

Professional instructors teach students how to draw or how to paint using oil, acrylics or watercolours during two-hour classes

Paintball with Rental Gear for Two, Four, or Eight at Delta Force Paintball (Up to 75% Off)

Delta Force Paintball

Tsawwassen

C$109.96 C$31

Paintball teams trade shots as they play role of special-forces team defending the city or treasure hunters in a zombie-infested graveyard

Up to Three or Five Hours of Boat Moorage at Downtown Marina (50% Off)

Downtown Marina

Kelowna

C$20 C$10

68 temporary moorage slips facilitate downtown excursions for dining, shopping, or sightseeing

Children's, Beginner, or Intermediate Horseback Riding Lesson at Signature Stables (50% Off)

Signature Stables

Langley

C$50 C$25

Friendly staffers teach students of all ages and experience levels how to ride and groom horses

Scenic Float or Whitewater Rafting at Reo Rafting Adventure Resort (Up to 32% Off)

Reo Rafting Adventure Resort

Boston Bar

C$145 C$99

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Visitors float through freshwater journeys on scenic rafting day trips or brave Class-4 rapids on a whitewater rafting trip

Zipline Tour for 2, or Package with Accommodations and Optional Archery at The Wilderness Way (Up to 50% Off)

The Wilderness Way

Ashcroft

C$178 C$89

Sail through the air on ziplines totaling 2 km; after ziplining or learning archery, guests can stay in furnished tepees, tents, or cabins

Campground Stay for One, Two, or Four at Gold Mountain RV Park & Cabins (Up to 58% Off). Four Options Available.

Gold Mountain RV Park & Cabins

Hedley

C$58 C$29

Two double beds are in each cabin; laundry and shower facilities are onsite

Beginner Horseback Trail Ride for Two or Four from Hylee Training (Up to 55% Off)

Hylee Training

Mission

C$120 C$59

Beginner riders explore the ranch's 5-acre property and encounter man-made obstacles during a one-hour trail ride led by experienced guides

Paintball Package for 2, 4, 6, 8, or 10 at Stormin' Norman's Paintball Adventures (Up to 60% Off)

Stormin Norman's Paintball Adventures

Sooke

C$70 C$35

Paintball facility equips gunsmiths with Tippmann 98 Custom weapons and 100 paintballs for contests on 38-acre terrain divided into 4 fields

One-Month Fitness or Tennis Membership to Great West Fitness and Tennis Club (Up to 53% Off)

Great West Fitness and Tennis Club

Abbotsford

C$40 C$19

Fitness membership includes access to Zumba, yoga, boot camps, cycle, and infrared saunas; tennis membership includes access to fitness area

C$115 for an ATV Wilderness Tour for a Driver and Passenger from The Adventure Group (C$188 Value)

The Adventure Group

Whistler

C$188 C$115

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Embark on a wilderness adventure through the forest on an ATV during a two-hour tour designed for beginners

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No men, no makeup, no mirrors. It’s a pretty stringent philosophy, but it’s one that’s helped members of the Curves community since 1992. Part fitness center, part support group, Curves is a women’s only club that takes a streamlined approach to health, fitness, and weight loss. Full-body, 30-minute workouts combine strength training, cardiovascular exercises, and stretching into calorie-torching sessions, enhanced further by the Curves Complete Program. The program, available at an extra fee, supplements efforts at the gym with personalized meal plans and weekly one-on-one meetings with a certified Curves coach. Outside the facility, members and non-members alike can purchase a variety of Curves products, from workout apparel and accessories to the protein powders and vitamins used to build strength or distract people from all of the caterpillars in your medicine cabinet.

2570 Tolmie Street
Vancouver,
BC
CA

Get Fit Canada Boot Camp builds muscle mass and confidence through a combination of strength training movements and cardio exercises. Camps are lead by certified personal trainer Jenn Milne-Duddy, who helps trainees build lean muscle and burn fat rapidly in a team-like atmosphere. To further increase the chances of reaching fitness goals, camps are held in outdoor settings that most students find to be less intimidating than typical workout destinations such as the gym or the frozen turkey aisle.

6am & 7pm – Thrift Elementary 1739 148th Street 9:15am – Sunnyside Park – 15455 26th Ave
Surrey,
BC
CA

Nestled within a 150-foot floating vessel 5 metres below Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Pacific Undersea Gardens sprawls with an interactive aquarium and dive-show theatre. More than 5,000 animals such as rock cod, red snapper, Pacific salmon, and wolf eels slink and swim through the facility’s natural, protected environment, which guests can peek into from the dry side of numerous viewing windows. As critters flit about in a tidal pond, visitors of all ages gently interact with the sea creatures. In the vessel's spacious theatre area, divers shielded in masks equipped with communications gear chat with onlookers while swimming among sea stars, anemones, and a giant Pacific octopus affectionately named Armstrong. After the show, divers clear their schedules to meet with birthday partygoers, and friendly guides educate school groups and oversee activities such as knighting favourite teachers with a swordfish.

490 Belleville St
Victoria,
BC
CA

Over the course of his NBA career, Steve Nash developed a fitness vision?one where a place could promote a healthy and balanced lifestyle for all. Within its 18 locations across the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island, Steve Nash Fitness World & Sports Club strives to fulfill that vision by maximizing each member's experience in a fun and friendly environment.

Featuring a variety of amenities for all those wanting to achieve their fitness goals, each facility boasts state-of-the-art training equipment for clients' cardio and weight-lifting needs. For those who work better in packs, a wide range of fun group fitness classes are offered, including Zumba, yoga, pound, and LaBlast. Experienced certified personal trainers impart their wealth of fitness knowledge and effective exercise programs, but also inform on the latest in health and fitness, in-club events, and several other exciting member services.

4300 North Rd
Burnaby,
BC
CA

Though it started as a small berry stand in 1977, Maan Farms Market & Estate Winery has spent the last three decades expanding, accommodating, and providing its community with a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of urban living. One constant during that time, however, has been the family's dedication to producing fresh edibles, from juicy berries picked during the summer, to the crisp vegetables and sweet corn that spread across tables in the fall. Today, those are also supplemented by fermented produce: fruit wines, made from the farm's own berries and sold by experts who always have a pairing suggestion on hand.

In addition to the year-round farm market, guests can indulge in meals from a resident chef. While visiting the farm, guests can utilize those wholesome treats as fuel to explore the property's collection of activities, including the Critter Corral, where pigs, bunnies, and ducks elicit wonder by munching scoops of food or re-enacting chapters from Charlotte's Web. Bee hives, a bird sanctuary, a patch of pumpkins ranging from 10 to 100 pounds, a panoramic view of the valley, and a trio of mazes?including Papa Joe's corn maze?round out the lineup of agricultural attractions, which group tours, birthday parties, and campers can take advantage of at various times throughout the year.

790 McKenzie Rd.
Abbotsford,
BC
CA

It started with watching Bruce Lee and Chuck Norris movies as a kid—since then, Sean McHugh has taken his martial-arts study seriously. Since 2001, Sean has trained under 8th-degree red-and-black belt Master Marcus Soares as part of the Carlson Gracie team. In 2010, he decided to spread the benefits of Brazilian jiu-jitsu by opening First Strike Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Penticton. By 2011, he was ready to open another school in Kelowna. Together with his team of instructors, he trains students in the art of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, which helps strengthen bodies and minds alike.

Because many real-life confrontations end on the ground or in close struggles, Sean views Brazilian jiu-jitsu—which focuses on ground-based grappling—as one of the most effective martial arts for self-defense. Each of the studio's classes starts with a warm-up and drills. Next, the instructor will teach new techniques and supervise a half hour of free rolling, where students can practice their moves with one another, rather than waiting to try them out on stuffed animals at home.

1765 Harvey Avenue
Kelowna,
BC
CA