Activities in North Cowichan

$51 for Introductory Belay Course and One-Month Membership at Romper Room ($149 Value)

Romper Room

Nanaimo

2.5-hour course introduces climbers to knots, basic climbing techniques, safety, and belay skills

C$149 C$51

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Nine-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four with Pull Carts and Range Balls at Eaglequest Nanaimo (Up to 54% Off)

Eaglequest Nanaimo

Nanaimo

Nine-hole, par 3 course challenges golfers with towering evergreens, water hazards, and tricky greens

C$84.75 C$39

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$20 for a Visit for Two to Victoria Butterfly Gardens (Up to $37.57 Value)

Victoria Butterfly Gardens

Brentwood Bay

Up to 75 species of butterflies flutter talongside exotic birds, frogs, and geckos; butterfly identification chart and map included

C$37.57 C$20

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Two- or Four-Hour Guided Kayak Tour for One or Two from A Paddle in the Park Kayaking (60% Off)

A Paddle in the Park Kayaking

Sidney

Half-day tour explores intertidal waterways and often encounters seals; novice-level Inner Beauty tour paddles through Tsehum Harbour

C$60 C$24

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$69 for One Entry to Mudd, Sweat & Tears 6K Obstacle Course Race on Saturday, November 1 ($115.50 Value)

Mudd, Sweat & Tears

Victoria

Runners test their mettle on a 6K Halloween mud run with monkey bars, mud crawls, and other obstacles

C$115.50 C$69

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Nine-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four at Royal Oak Golf Club (Up to 55% Off)

Royal Oak Golf Club

Victoria

Nine-hole, 1,915 yd. course boasts five par 4 & four par 3 holes lined with towering oaks & water hazards that come into play on five holes

C$44 C$22

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Garden Admission for Two or Four at the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific (Up to 50% Off)

Horticulture Centre of the Pacific

Victoria

A 103-acre facility boasting nine acres of gardens divided into 30 unique areas that showcase Pacific Northwest horticulture

C$22 C$12

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$59 for an 18-Hole Round of Golf with Range Balls for Two at Olympic View Golf Club (Up to $124 Value)

Olympic View Golf Club

Victoria

An 18-hole scenic course surrounds players with Vancouver Island forests, Olympic Mountains peaks, and two waterfalls

C$124 C$59

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Half-Day Salmon-Fishing Charter for Two or Four from Good Time Dave’s Fishing Charters (Up to 50% Off)

Good Time Dave's Fishing Charters

Victoria

Experienced guide leads a half-day salmon-fishing excursion on a 23 ft. Sea Sport vessel, with catches often ranging from 5 to 50 lb.

C$280 C$149

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$39 for One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Hudson Yoga Victoria ($177 Value)

Hudson Yoga

Downtown

Silent heat panels maintain warm temperatures as guests hold poses atop eco-friendly cork floors inside a LEED-certified facility

C$177 C$39

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Four Group Horseback-Riding Lessons with Private Lesson or Eight Lessons at Freedom Equestrian (Up to 66% Off)

Freedom Equestrian

Victoria

Group lessons teach English and Western–style riding; private lessons introduce newcomers to horseback fundamentals

C$250 C$98

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Taekwon-Do Classes with Uniform for One or Two Kids at Westcoast Taekwon-Do (Up to 84% Off)

Westcoast Taekwon-Do

Victoria

Black-belt martial artists teach students taekwon-do fundamentals in a safe, supportive environment

C$197 C$35

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Three or Six Personal-Training Sessions at Yana Hempler Fitness (Up to 68% Off)

Yana Hempler Fitness

Victoria

Certified personal trainer tailors workout regimens to clients' goals, from losing weight to training for a 10k

C$225 C$72

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10 or 20 Boot-Camp Sessions from New You Fitness (Up to 71% Off)

New You Fitness

Oaklands

At parks, playgrounds, or the ocean, certified instructors lead boot campers through ever-changing cardio and strength-training exercises

C$125 C$49

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$49 for Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Bikram Yoga Saanich ($139 Value)

Bikram Yoga Saanich

Victoria, BC

Beginners are welcome at this heated yoga studio specializing in Bikram yoga; the studio prides itself on eco-friendly initiatives

C$139 C$49

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$49 for Two Private Lessons, One Group Lesson, and One Supervised Lesson at Arthur Murray - Victoria ($100 Value)

Arthur Murray - Victoria

Burnside

Aspiring beginners or intermediate dancers sharpen their skills through private and group lessons

C$100 C$49

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3 Introductory Lessons and 2-Week Membership for Kid or Adult at Martial Arts Unlimited Victoria (Up to 70% Off)

Martial Arts Unlimited Victoria

Esquimalt

Students improve physiques by soaking up take-downs and striking techniques in the hands of experienced instructors

C$97.50 C$29

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$39 for a Month of Kids' Group Kenpo Karate Classes at Victoria Professional Self Defence ($99 Value)

Victoria Professional Self Defence

Harris Green

Kids learn discipline and self-defense through a month of unlimited Kenpo Karate classes plus two private one-on-one classes

C$99 C$39

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5 or 10 One-Hour Fitness Training Sessions Active For Life Fitness (Up to 65% Off)

Active For Life Fitness

Victoria

Trainers rely on resistance training to bolster muscle tone, improve posture, strengthen core muscles, and encourage weight-loss

C$225 C$89

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Personal-Training Sessions or Boot-Camp Classes at Definitive Fitness (Up to 76% Off)

Definitive Fitness

Studio 4 Athletics

Trainers work one-on-one with clients or motivate groups through outdoor workouts designed to build strength and endurance

C$260 C$80

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

Delta Force Paintball

Tsawwassen

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

C$109.96 C$35

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Real-Life Room Escape Experience for Four or Six People at Lockdown Escape (Up to 54% Off)

Lockdown Escape

Richmond

Lockdown Escape challenges guests to sleuth their way out of intricate rooms while discovering the grisly story behind their imprisonment

C$100 C$49

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Exclusive Group Go-Kart Racing for up to 12 People with 15-Minutes of Track Time at Indoor Kart Racing @ TBC (44% Off)

Indoor Kart Racing at TBC

East Richmond

Groups take the wheel of SODI RT8 go-karts & speed around the 1/5-mile track’s 13 turns

C$250 C$139

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Public Ice Skating Admission with Skate Rental for One or Two at Richmond Olympic Oval (Up to 54% Off)

Richmond Olympic Oval

City Centre

Venue that hosted speed skating for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics has been converted into a vast, state-of-the-art fitness and sports facility

C$21.84 C$11

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$17 for Month of Unlimited Youth or Adult Classes at Ultraforce Kickboxing Mixed Martial Art ($185 Value)

Ultraforce Kickboxing Mixed Martial Art

City Centre

Adults and kids as young as 3 learn traditional bootcamp, kickboxing, muay thai, and Brazilian jujitsu moves in a month of unlimited classes

C$185 C$17

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Round of Golf for Two or Four with Push Cart at Mylora Sidaway Golf Club (50% Off)

Mylora Sidaway Golf Club

East Richmond

Golfers challenge their short game on this par57 course located minutes from downtown Vancouver

C$82 C$41

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Four Private Beginner Piano Lessons or Introductory Music Theory Lessons at Cadenza Music (Half Off)

Cadenza Music

Richmond

Experienced musicians teach first-time pianists proper arm use and basic scales; music theory pupils explore music's structures and forms

C$76 C$34

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One, Two, or Three Months of Unlimited Group Bootcamp Sessions from Lifepath Transformation (Up to 84% Off)

Lifepath Transformations

Minoru Park

Outdoor high-intensity workouts burn calories while increasing strength, endurance, and flexibility; all skill levels welcome

C$180 C$35

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10 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Kickboxing Classes or One Month of Classes at Apex Martial Arts (Up to 92% Off)

Apex Martial Arts

Bridgeport

Instructors emphasize proper technique through detailed, hands-on instruction and share lessons from their wealth of competitions

C$350 C$29

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One- or Two-Month Martial-Arts Gym Membership to Pacific Top Team Richmond (Up to 69% Off)

Pacific Top Team Richmond

U Rise

Students strive to reach their individual fitness goals while training in the martial art of Brazilian jujitsu

C$120 C$39

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One Month of Unlimited Kids or Adults Martial Arts Classes at Premier Martial Arts (82% Off)

Premier Martial Arts

Richmond

Instructors guide students of all ages and skill levels though Brazilian jujitsu, kickboxing, and other fitness and martial-arts classes

C$160 C$29

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$75 for $150 Groupon — Urban Tactics Krav Maga

Urban Tactics Krav Maga Inc

Bridgeport

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$150 $75

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Winery Tour and Tasting Session for Two, Four, or Eight at Canada Berries (Up to 62% Off)

Canada Berries

Richmond

After touring the winery and cellar, guests sip on up to 10 varieties of wine and snack on gourmet fruits and cheeses

C$58 C$25

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One, Two, or Three Months of Unlimited Family Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes at Richmond Martial Arts (Up to 78% Off)

Richmond Martial Arts

Shellmont

Family Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes for adults, teens, and kids seven and older teach technique with an emphasis on practical self-defense

C$100 C$29

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Two Hours of Electronic Darts, Pool, or Snooker with Sodas for Two or Four at E-Spot (Up to 68% Off)

E-Spot

City Centre

Darts or billiards games on 26 mahogany tables inside an 18,000 sq. ft. facility that also features a high-speed Internet gaming area

C$34 C$12

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$100 for 10 Infra Red Sauna Sessions $200 Groupon — Drench Personal Training

Drench Personal Training

City Centre

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$200 $100

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Six-Week Fitness Boot Camps at UFK Boot Camp (Up to 74% Off)

UFK Boot Camp

City Centre

Trainers help students reach fitness goals with six weeks of workout classes

C$150 C$39

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One or Two Months of MMA Judo at MMA Sharks (Up to 55% Off)

MMA Sharks

Bridgeport

A MMA twist is put on traditional judo techniques in classes run by former judo masters

C$50 C$25

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One Month of Classes or 2.5-Hour Self-Defense Workshop at Hit and Run Self Defense Ltd. (Up to 74% Off)

Hit and Run Self Defense Ltd.

Richmond

Classes teach krav-jitsu for self-defense, and workshops cover techniques for street survival

C$100 C$26

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Four Weeks of Adult or Kids’ Martial-Arts Classes at Dynamic Mixed Martial Arts (Up to 83% Off)

Dynamic Mixed Martial Arts

Richmond

Ex-pro fighter heads staff of professional fighters and wrestlers, and molds students of all skill levels in MMA, jiu-jitsu, and muay thai

$170 $29

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Winery Tour for Two or Four at LuLu Island Winery (Up to 53% Off)

LuLu Island Winery

East Richmond

Tour of an award-winning winery with a wine tasting and gourmet food pairings

C$52 C$26

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One Month of Plus-Size Fit Camp Two or Three Days Per Week at Body Exchange Richmond (Up to 72% Off)

Body Exchange Richmond

Richmond

Over four weeks, plus-size women mix cardio with strength training in interval-style workouts

C$165 C$47

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5 or 10 Drop-in Fitness Classes at True Conditioning (Up to 65% Off)

True Conditioning

Steveston

TRX Suspension Training, Rip Training, High Interval Circuits and Strength and Conditioning workouts along with recovery focused yoga

C$75 C$29

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5 or 10 Women's and Coed Kickboxing Classes at West Coast Martial Arts (Up to 73% Off)

West Coast Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

Instructors demonstrate kick-boxing techniques to complement conditioning routines

C$82.50 C$25

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Up to 64% off Two Hours of Bowling for Up to Six Plus Shoe Rental, Pizza, and Soda

The Zone Bowling Centre - Richmond

Richmond

Two hours of bowling plus shoe rental, pizza, and soda at an award-winning bowling centre

C$128.99 C$45.95

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$49 for 10 Drop-In Yoga Classes at Semperviva Yoga (Up to $139 Value)

Semperviva Yoga

Multiple Locations

Experienced teachers lead beginner-friendly classes in a welcoming studio filled with complimentary mats, props, and filtered water

C$139 C$49

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$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$350 $20

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Two Games of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Two or Four at Town ‘N Country Bowl (Up to 46% Off)

Town 'N Country Bowl

Vancouver

Groups of two and four slip on a pair of non-slip heels for two games of classic 10-pin bowling

C$27 C$15

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Fall Harvest Beer- or Wine-Tasting Cruise for One or Two from Accent Cruises (Up to 51% Off)

Accent Cruises

Vancouver

Taste seven different wines or beers from cottage brewers on a 2.5-hour cruise through False Creek, English Bay, and the harbor

C$89 C$44

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Two-Hour or Full-Day Rental of a Hybrid or Mountain Bike from Spokes Bicycle Rentals (Up to 59% Off)

Spokes Bicycle Rentals

West End

Bikers take off with rentals to explore Stanley Park and the Seawall bike path

C$20 C$12

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Membership or Admission to Beaty Biodiversity Museum at the UBC Campus (Up to 51% Off). 5 Options Available.

Beaty Biodiversity Museum at the UBC Campus

Vancouver

The museum features 20,000 sq. ft. of exhibits and showcases over 500 permanent exhibits, temporary exhibits and interactive activities

C$35 C$17

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Two-Hour or Full-Day Bike Rental for One or Two from English Bay Bike Rentals (Up to 51% Off)

English Bay Bike Rentals

West End

Each rider receives a helmet and lock before pedalling away to explore Vancouver on a hybrid or mountain bike

C$18 C$9

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One-Day Unlimited Hop-On, Hop-Off City Bus Tour for One or Two from Big Bus Ltd. (Up to 46% Off)

Big Bus Ltd.

Vancouver

Double-decker and convertible buses make stops at more than 20 of Vancouver’s most interesting sites; guests may hop on and off at will

C$40 C$22.99

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$49 for 10 Mat Pilates and Yoga Classes or 1 Month of Unlimited Classes at Form Body Lab ($200 Value)

Form Body Lab

Downtown Vancouver

Mat Pilates classes; power yoga and more leisurely restorative-yoga sessions

C$200 C$49

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10 or 20 Yoga Classes at The Yoga Practice (Up to 78% Off)

The Yoga Practice

Ambleside

Certified yoga instructors guide pupils of all abilities through drop-in classes held in an intimate boutique studio seven days a week

C$160 C$39

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10 or 20 Dance Classes at Nrtya Creations (Up to 65% Off)

Nrtya Creations

Downtown Vancouver

One-hour dance classes introduce participants to moves inspired by Bollywood

C$120 C$49

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Discover Scuba or Discover Snorkeling Course at Diving Locker (49% Off)

The Diving Locker

Kitsilano

Classroom briefings on underwater theory give way to scuba and snorkeling courses that teach diving basics within a large swimming pool

C$99 C$50

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One or Two Months of Kung Fu Classes at Ken Low Shaolin Kung Fu Institute (Up to 66% Off)

Ken Low Shaolin Kung Fu Institute

Vancouver

A ninth-degree master leads a kung fu studio that teaches students about self-defence, self-respect, and Chinese culture

C$100 C$35

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Wushu or Kung Fu Classes at Grand Master Xiao Martial Arts & Sports Fitness Club (Up to 60% Off)

Grand Master Xiao Martial Arts & Sports Fitness Club

Marpole

Master Benson Xiao teaches students traditional Chinese KungFu and self-defense techniques involving barehanded combat and weapons mastery

C$65 C$26

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10 Sessions or One Month of Unlimited Yoga, Pilates, and Dance Classes at Exhale Studio (67% Off)

Exhale Studio

Downtown Vancouver

Classes of all levels build core muscles, improving balance and flexibility inside this boutique studio

C$150 C$52

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One or Three Months of Boot-Camp Classes at Supra Fitness (Up to 74% Off)

Supra Fitness

Riley Park

Boot-camp classes combine kettlebell lifts, resistance exercises, and interval training to condition the entire body

C$90 C$27

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$49 for a One-Month Martial-Arts School Pass with Unlimited Classes and a T-Shirt at The Powerhouse ($169 Value)

The Powerhouse

Fairview

Gain strength and agility and build character in these self-defense karate classes taught by a 5th degree black belt Master

C$169 C$49

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$143 for $285 Worth of Personal Training at King Of Cut Fitness

King Of Cut Fitness

Vancouver

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

C$285 C$143

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$29.99 for Five Classes at Bikram Yoga Vancouver ($100 Value)

Bikram Yoga Vancouver

Vancouver

During regular and expert classes, seasoned teachers impart 26 poses in a heated room that boosts heart rates and helps bodies expel toxins

C$100 C$29.99

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10 or 20 Fitness Classes at HIIT Fitness (Up to 61% Off)

HIIT Fitness

Multiple Locations

Regimen combines bodyweight exercises with sequences that add more intensity by incorporating resistance bands, sandbags, and medicine balls

C$99 C$39

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8, 12, or 24 Dance Classes at World Dance Co. (Up to 69% Off)

World Dance Co.

Multiple Locations

Three-time world champion Diego Sanchez and other talented instructors guide students through salsa, tango, swing, and mambo dance classes

C$96 C$35

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$43 for $96 Groupon — Areito

Areito

Kitsilano

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

C$96 C$43

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5, 10, or 20 Group Fitness Classes at Move and Groove Fitness (Up to 62% Off)

Move and Groove Fitness

Multiple Locations

Hot hula fitness classes draw on Polynesian dance moves and drum beats, and PiYo blends yoga and Pilates techniques with upbeat music

C$60 C$23

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Whole-Body-Vibration Small Group Classes at Pure Vibe (51% Off)

Pure Vibe

Kitsilano

Whole-body-vibration classes are designed to stimulate circulation while assisting with weight loss, muscle tone, and boosting metabolism.

C$59 C$29

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Four-Week Beginners' Swing-Dance Course for Two or Eight-Week Course for One at Rhythm City Productions (56% Off)

Rhythm City Productions

Multiple Locations

Introductory swing classes teach participants the fundamentals of partner dancing, basic steps, and rhythm in a supportive environment

C$80 C$35

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Beer-Brewing or Winemaking Class for One, Two, or Four at Broadway Brewing and Winemaking (Up to 58% Off)

Broadway Brewing and Winemaking

Kitsilano

Students learn how to sterilize equipment, ferment their libation, and bottle it under the tutelage of DIY experts

C$45 C$22

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$16 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

C$300 C$16

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Visit for Two Adults or Family of Four to Vancouver Police Museum (Up to 60% Off)

Vancouver Police Museum

Downtown Eastside

Selection of 20,000 police- and crime-related artifacts displayed in the building that once housed Vancouver’s coroner’s court and morgue

C$24 C$10

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Three 60-Minute Personal-Training Sessions for One or Two at Elite Personal Training Vancouver (Up to 80% Off)

Elite Personal Training Vancouver

Vancouver

Certified personal trainers tailor individual workouts to help clients achieve their fitness goals

C$100 C$26

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One Drop-In League Game for Two or Five Drop-In Games for One at B.C. United Ball Hockey League (57% Off)

B.C. United Ball Hockey League

Vancouver

Players have fun, mingle, make new friends, and stay in shape while playing ball hockey

$42 $18

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$44 for a Four-Week Intro to Flamenco Dance Course for One at Centro Flamenco ($90 Value)

Centro Flamenco

Kitsilano

Instructors showcase flamenco steps alongside Spanish culture and history during four-week beginner dance program for individuals

C$90 C$44

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One Month of Women's, Brazilian Jujitsu, or Kids' Classes at Lions MMA (Up to 67% Off)

Lions MMA

Downtown Vancouver

Kids and adults choose from martial-arts classes ranging from women's only jujitsu to muay thai for a month of lessons

C$105 C$39

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Three-Hour Bike Tour for Two or Four from Adventure Mountain Bike Tours (50% Off)

Adventure Mountain Bike Tours

West End

Shuttles transport bikers to the North Shore trails for a three-hour experience biking through beautiful forested terrain

C$198 C$99

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One Month or 10 Drop-In Classes of Beginner Kickboxing, Krav Maga, & Boot Camp at Tactix Gym (Up to 84% Off)

Tactix Gym

Downtown Vancouver

Instructors lead students through krav maga, kickboxing, and Tabata boot-camp classes

C$169 C$35

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Select Local Merchants

Harbour Air boosts wingless beings with first-class flights on carbon-neutral aircrafts, boutique stratosphere accessories, and picturesque seaplane tours. Eco-friendly seaplanes furnished with first-class amenities such as leather interiors and hands-free cloud parallel parking launch daily and link Lower Mainland and the Islands through panoramic flights that last 20 to 50 minutes ($156.53–$563.38 round trip). The airline's auspicious boutique furnishes cloud gazers with flight-centric merchandise for gifts and seagull bribes. A small Beaver model plane ($41.99) carves its niche among collectibles with locally handcrafted western maple wood, and a Dax Wilkinson T-shirt ($34.99) celebrates Canadian aviation.

161 Lower Ganges Road
Salt Spring Island,
BC
CA

At Duncan Lanes, 20 well-oiled lanes hasten balls toward clusters of 5 or 10 pins. On Friday and Saturday evenings, Rock & Glow sessions cast incandescent hues upon the lanes, balls, and pins, simulating the rainbow eclipse that scientists have been anticipating for eons. The centre also hosts open-bowling hours throughout the week, along with leagues for adults, children, and seniors. Its on-site Lane 21 Lounge provides visitors with refreshments and a relaxing environment to help them forget about the stresses of losing balls in the alley's challenging water hazards. To keep orbs in top shape, the pro shop staff is adept at ball fitting, drilling, plugging, and resurfacing.

2701 James Street
Duncan,
BC
CA

Landlubbers soak up sun and scenery along Lake Cowichan's sweeping 150-kilometre shoreline from Island Houseboat's decked-out watercrafts. Guests outfitted with a Pleasure Craft Operator Card are eligible to rent a Moon Cruiser, which accommodates up to 10 adults, their pets, and unlimited pirate-slang dictionaries on its spacious deck. The Operator Card is only required of captains who are Canadian citizens, so border skippers may freely join their northern counterparts in choosing among Island Houseboats' seasonal packages, such as a three-day weekend during the low season ($750), Labour Day weekend during midseason ($1,099), or a week-long watery extravaganza during high season ($2,499).

415 Point Ideal Drive
Lake Cowichan,
BC
CA

At the beginning of the 1960s, logging businessman Gerry Wellburn started collecting trains and forestry-related artifacts. He pulled locomotives from scrap yards and rescued tools that had been buried in the bush. Eventually, Gerry's collection grew large enough to spark discussions of him moving it to a site open to the viewing public. In 1965, he secured a six-acre property in Drinkwater, which just so happened to be the same location of Cowichan Valley's first public building?a combined schoolhouse and chapel.

Over the past six-plus decades, the museum has continued to grow, both in number of pieces and sheer size. Today, it stretches across a total of 100 acres on the Somenos marsh. Current exhibits continue to follow Gerry's original mission of honoring the past: You can check out logging machines, antique trains, and even intact bunkhouses, where loggers spent time ringing the guthammer and caring for their pet branches. Collections are located both indoors and outdoors. You can even hop on a historic train for a ride over the Somenos Lake trestle.

2892 Drinkwater Road
Duncan,
BC
CA

In the verdant Cowichan Valley, Pacific Northwest Raptors cares for a diverse flock of birds of prey?owls twist their heart-shaped heads curiously, and hawks look on with eyes like copper coins. The staff provides them a safe habitat while educating the public about their habits, hunting methods, and favourite brands of feather cosmetics. Eagles and falcons ride warm zephyrs overhead daily, searching for prey high over the canopy when they aren?t perched back at the centre.

Avian experts demo the birds? skills during walks, which include the opportunity for patrons to have a hawk or owl land on a gloved hand or already impressive jaw line. Intensive workshops and week-long falconry courses let guests settle in with the animals beneath the towering trees, which hush each other liltingly in the wind. Regular family events at the centre facilitate bonding with the regal raptors, many of which are trained in film work and pest control.

1877 Herd Rd.
Duncan,
BC
CA

Situated just south of Cowichan Lake, March Meadows Golf Club’s nine-hole course invites golfers to play a scenic layout replete with mountain views. The course features cedar-lined doglegs and creek-split fairways, such as those on the second hole—the course’s most difficult—which forces players to unhitch the oxen from their golf carts and ford a waterway to reach the green. The charming course summons budding players to its fairways each year for a Junior Golf Tournament sponsored by Canadian Golf Hall of Fame member Dawn Coe-Jones, who began playing golf at March Meadows when she was 12.

After rounds, players can head to the clubhouse’s restaurant to feast on casual grill fare. The on-site pro shop showcases the latest golf gear, apparel, and rocket-propelled three-woods.

Course at a Glance: * 9-hole, par 36 course * Course rating of 71.4 * Slope rating of 124 * Three tee boxes * See the course layout

10298 S Shore Rd
Honeymoon Bay,
BC
CA