5 Things to Know about Sport in Vancouver

5 Things to Know about Sport Tourism in Vancouver
Vancouver Canucks vs. Washington Capitals | Photo: Rishad Daroowala / Flickr

  1. Vancouver's success in hosting events such as the Canadian Football League’s (CFL) Grey Cup, the World Police & Fire Games, and the Soccer FIFA U-20 World Cup helped bring the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games to the city.
  2. Vancouver is home to Canada's largest multi-purpose sports venue (BC Place) and boasts a multitude of other venues that can accommodate nearly any type and size of sporting event including hockey, baseball, soccer and cycling.
  3. Vancouver's mild West Coast climate makes it ideal for outdoor adventures such as hiking, golfing, sailing, fishing, and mountain biking.
  4. Tourism Vancouver can help you with bid placement, site inspection and selection, facility and accommodation bookings, travel and excursion planning, as well as attendance-building and promotions. And through strategic partnerships, Tourism Vancouver offers helpful services such as a comprehensive online event-management tool.
  5. Locals are passionate about sports and enthusiastically support four professional sports teams: Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey, BC Lions CFL Football, Vancouver Canadians Single-A baseball, and Vancouver Whitecaps MLS soccer.