5 Outdoor Activities You Can Do This Summer! … Did I mention they’re free?!

Do you ever find yourself sitting inside on a sunny day thinking about what you could be doing? We’ve all been there! The next time you find yourself looking for things to do, try one of these outdoor activities!

Cypress Mountain

If you’ve been to Cypress you’ve most likely gone when it was covered in snow! Well, in the summer when the snow has melted and the ski hills are clear, you’re more than welcome to hike to the top. In fact, along the way you will find several lake trails that are absolutely stunning! If you can manage to head over on a weekday morning you’ll find there are much fewer people making it a very peaceful hike. Starting from the Cypress Mountain Ski Resort, it will take you about 45 minutes to get to the beautiful Cabin Lake where you can freshen up in the cold but clear water.

“If you can manage to head over on a weekday morning you’ll find there are much fewer people making it a very peaceful hike.”

Check out this link to get more details on the lakes and trails on Cypress !

Lynn Canyon

If you love suspension bridges, waterfalls, swimming, and hiking; then Lynn Canyon is the perfect place to go! It is the largest park in the North Vancouver region with a variety of things to do and see. Once you pass over the suspension bridge you have access to several different trails offering breathtaking views. North of the suspension bridge is the 30 Foot Pool, which makes an excellent place for a picnic and a swim on a hot day. If you head East, not far off is a bridge overlooking the stunning Twin Falls.

“It is the largest park in the North Vancouver region with a variety of things to do and see.”

Check out this link for more details on the trails at Lynn Canyon Park.

Queen_Elizabeth_Park

Gardens, art, fountains, roller hockey, pitch and putt, basketball, disc golf, tennis, picnics, dog walks, and sightseeing! What do all of these things have in common? Yes! They can all be found at Queen Elizabeth Park. With so many outdoor activities this park makes a great fit for you and your family on a nice day. Located on Cambie and West 33rd avenue, it is easily accessible.

“With so many outdoor activities this park makes a great fit for you and your family on a nice day.”

Click here to learn more about what the park has to offer.

Stanley_Park

Pack your lunch… Bring your swimsuit… And mount your bike! Stanley Park has tons for you to do. Enjoy 27 km of beautiful winding trails through the trees, and if that sounds like too much then head over to second or third beach for a dip in the ocean. Pure beauty is all around you at this stunning park, making it a perfect place to visit with your family or friends. There is a lot to see and do so make sure to experience it all!

“Pure beauty is all around you at this stunning park, making it a perfect place to visit with your family or friends.”

Click here for a list of things to see and do at Stanley Park.

Kits_Beach

Kits is the perfect place to go if you’re looking to have some fun at the beach! Spend a day basking in the sun, with the option of swimming in the ocean or the gigantic heated saltwater pool conveniently located on the beach. This year from July 15th to the 17th Kits will be hosting a Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament with the best players from Canada and all around the world, so don’t miss out on the fun! This event is free with prizes and outdoor activities for you to enjoy.

“Kits is the perfect place to go if you’re looking to have some fun at the beach!”

Check out this link for more outdoor activities offered at Kitsilano Beach.

Tourism in British Columbia is constantly growing! Considering the beauty, this doesn’t come as a surprise. Our province is becoming a more popular destination for tourists around the world due to the diversity of landscape and people, making it a great industry to pursue a career in.

If you would like to learn more about how you can begin your career in the tourism industry, contact our Eton College admissions or call 604-677-3866.