Best Workout Activities in Vancouver’s Westside

July 13, 2018

Vancouver has always been known as an active city. Fitness has become a way to not only stay healthy, but also spend time with friends and loved ones. It’s fair to say that health and wellness has become an important commonality that brings people together. 

So if you’re looking for a Vancouver home for sale, one of the things that may be on your ‘must have’ list could be its proximity to fitness and wellness centres. On Vancouver Westside, there’s definitely no shortage.

Whether it’s aerobic classes or soccer fields, there are plenty of places and spaces where every member of your family can kick in those endorphins. Here are a few of our favourite spots to work up a sweat near Cambie Gardens homes for sale in Vancouver.

Marpole Oakridge Community Centre


From aerobics to martial arts, you’ll never run out of ways to stay active at this Community Centre. In addition to cardio and weight rooms, there is also personal training sessions available where you can have a customized fitness plan designed to meet your goals and busy schedule. Check out the program offered here.

Fitness Amenities at Cambie Gardens


Cue up your best playlist and run on state-of-the-art treadmills, work up a sweat on the ellipticals, or improve your strength with free weights. At Cambie Gardens, you’ll have access to a professionally equipped fitness centre right outside your doorstep. The spacious gym will also feature ample room for stretching and mat work, as well as large change rooms with showers. More details here.

Soccer Field/Track Field at Winston Churchill

When warmer weather hits the Vancouver Westside, you may want to take your workout outdoors. Grab a soccer ball, frisbee, or just lace-up and head to the track to burn off those calories while soaking up sunny rays!

Stan Strong Pool

Speaking of sun, there’s no better way to cool down while still upping that heart rate than Stan Strong Pool. From adult drop-ins to children’s swimming lessons, every age has a chance to make a splash. In addition, they offer Range of Motion classes every Thursday at 7:30pm; a gentle, no impact, shallow-water workout to enhance joint mobility. Check it out here.

YMCA Langara

Aquatics, dance, Barre, Zumba -- you name it, YMCA Langara has it. Best of all, there are programs where the whole family can get involved. Join the basketball team, play a round of family badminton, or channel your inner yogi. Whatever you want to do, this community centre has you covered. Learn more here.

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