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Best places to play pitch and putt in Metro Vancouver

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DH Vancouver Staff May 25, 2017 8:18 am 1,887

Ah, pitch and putt. Somehow, an even less intense version of golf. The lazy pace and lack of long-term commitment make it perfect for a sunny evening, and bonus: you can even enjoy a refreshment or two while you play.

Whether you’re a pro working on your short game, or a family looking for a cheap way to spend a day together, find what you need with our list of the best pitch and putt courses in Metro Vancouver.

North Shore

Murdo Frazer

The website promises golf with intermittent giggles, and if that doesn’t make you want to grab your clubs and head on over to the North Shore then we don’t know what will.

  • Address: 2699 Pemberton Ave, North Vancouver
  • Hours: 9 am to dusk (7 days a week)
  • Price: $10 for adults, $7.50 for kids under 16 or seniors over 65

Ambleside

Conveniently located in the heart of Ambleside this 18 hole pitch and putt boasts some of the most stunning waterfront views you’ll find on a golf course.

  • Address: 1201 Marine Dr, West Vancouver
  • Hours: March – May, 9 am – sunset (daily), May – September, 9 am – 7 pm (daily), September, 9 am – 6:30 pm (daily)
  • Price: $12.50 for adults, $10.50 for seniors 65+, $8.50 for juniors

Vancouver

Stanley Park

Anyone who has ever swung a club in anger has probably teed off at Stanley Park at some point. After all, this course is an absolute classic where players get to enjoy a game right in the heart of Vancouver’s outdoor gem. Its relative lack of hazards (if you ignore the goose poop) also makes it perfect for beginners.

  • Address: 2099 Beach Ave, Vancouver
  • Hours: Open from March 31, 8 am – 8 pm (7 days a week)
  • Price: $14.25 for adults, $10.50 for youth under 18 or seniors 65+

Rupert Park

Rupert Park Pitch and Putt / City of Vancouver

A par 3 course with holes between 50 and 120 yards, Rupert Park is perfect for golfers looking to fine tune their game.

  • Address: 3402 Charles Street, Vancouver
  • Hours: Open from March 31, 8 am – 8 pm (7 days a week)
  • Price: $13.75 for adults, $10 for youth under 18 or seniors 65+

Queen Elizabeth Park

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A favourite with Main Street hipster types, Queen Elizabeth is a fun little course for anyone who lives near downtown. It’s close to some good bars, gets plenty of sun in the evening, and even has a disc-golf course nearby for anyone who gets frustrated with swinging a club. What more could you want?

  • Address: 4600 Cambie Street, Vancouver
  • Hours: Open from March 31, 8 am – 8 pm (7 days a week)
  • Price: $12.95 for adults, $9.38 for youth under 18 or seniors 65+

Burnaby

Central Park

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Perfect for anyone in the Metrotown area, this course is nestled in among the giant evergreens of Burnaby’s beautiful Central Park.

  • Address: 3883 Imperial Street, Burnaby
  • Hours: Open Monday to Friday 7 am – 8:30 pm, weekends and holidays 6:30 am – 8:30 pm
  • Price: $13 for adults, $8.50 for youth, $9.75 for seniors

Kensington

Open year-round (weather permitting) this charming little course in North Burnaby is perfect for everyone from golf enthusiasts to families looking for a fun day out.

  • Address: 5889 Curtis Street, Burnaby
  • Hours: Open Monday to Friday 7 am – 8:30 pm, weekends and holidays 6:30 am – 8:30 pm
  • Price: $13 for adults, $8.50 for youth, $9.75 for seniors

Richmond

West Richmond Pitch and Putt

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A woman takes a swing on a golf course (Shutterstock)

Nestled in Hugh Boyd Community Park, this City-owned and operated nine hole course is open until late fall.

  • Address: 9751 Pendleton Road, Richmond
  • Hours: April to October, 9 am to dusk (7 days a week)
  • Price: $5.60 for adults, $4.65 for youth under 19 and seniors 55+ (9 holes)

Surrey

Meridian Golf Par 3

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Technically this is aa par 3 course rather than a true pitch and putt but this beautiful spot is one that enthusiasts will not want to miss out on. Set on land once occupied by a hazelnut farm, it’s a beautiful course that even has a creek running through it.

  • Address: 1054 168 Street, Surrey
  • Price: $19.50 for adults, $17.75 for seniors, $14.75 juniors (weekday rate)
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