Vancouver - Post Report Question and Answers

Are local sports classes and/or activities available for kids?

The schools have great after-school programs and you can also find city leagues as well as classes at the community center. The schools will make you pay a fee for your child to participate in after-school programs, but the fees are not as high as the city and community center fees. - May 2017

I saw kids outdoors playing all sorts of sports and heard colleagues speak of traveling teams. Field hockey, rugby, ice hockey, and box lacrosse are big, I think. I'm sure it is similar to the U.S. but if you need a particular sport it would be best to investigate beforehand. I knew of one family whose son went to the States for boarding school because the caliber of American football at the high school level was fairly weak relative to the U.S. Who knew? - Jun 2014

Plenty of them, from ubiquitous soccer to ice-skating, hockey, and gym classes and swimming. Every neighborhood has a very good community center with first-class gyms, swimming pools, and sport facilities available for small fees. - Mar 2012

Community centers offer every sport you can think of. - Jun 2010

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