What: This class is for people of all ages and all skill levels. Play games and learn beginner acroyoga skills in a safe and playful environment. Join the class as a complete beginner or lend your stability to the class as an experienced acroyogi. Led by Jeremy Glen.
What: The Amazing Race? Not quite…. but almost. On June 10, the BC Lung Association’s RUSH takes over Vancouver. In teams of two, travel to locations around Vancouver to do a variety of challenges which will be physically and mentally demanding. The first team back wins a trip around the world.
What: Want some wild fun without leaving the city? Join a weed pull, tour the lake by voyageur canoe or join a guided walk. Enjoy a free hotdog and meet local stewardship groups. Presented by Metro Vancouver with Burnaby Lake Park Association and City of Burnaby.
Where: Burnaby Lake Rowing Pavilion – 6871 Roberts St, Burnaby
When: June 10 from 10 am to 2 pm
Cost: Free, registration required for canoe and walking tours: 604-432-6359
What: Seek The Peak is 16 km of fitness bragging rights. Test your fitness and overall mental toughness alone or tackle the awe-inspiring 1,400 m climb as a team. Every upward step, from Ambleside Park to the Peak of Vancouver, raises valuable funds for the BC Cancer Foundation’s lifesaving work against breast cancer
Where: Ambleside Beach, West Vancouver
When: June 11 at 8:15 am
Register: At seekthepeak.ca, $55 for solo runners, $50/person for a relay team of up to four. Online registration closes at 6 pm on Wednesday, June 21, in-person registration is available up to and including race day.
What: A Walk/Run to raise awareness and funds in the fight against prostate cancer -from helping people facing the disease in the community to ensuring this cancer is a thing of the past for future generations.
Where: Burnaby Lake Rowing Pavilion – 6871 Roberts Street, Burnaby
What: Try your luck at catching rainbow trout at Rice Lake. Enjoy a BBQ, exhibits, face painting and other festivities. Catch the shuttle to visit the dam and fish hatchery and explore the Seymour Valley.
Where: Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve. Meet at Rice Lake Gate – 4900 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver
When: June 18 from 10 am to 3 pm
Cost: Free activities. BBQ $10 per plate. Proceeds go to Seymour Salmonid Society.
What: The world’s best dragon boaters will race down False Creek in Concord Pacific Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival. There will also be live entertainment, a Fan Zone and Family Fun Zone, food and sponsor booths to enjoy on the shore.
Where: Creekside Park and the waters of False Creek