SkyTrain dates: 8 things to do around Sapperton Station

Aug 9 2017, 8:28 am

Located in the historic Brewery District of New Westminister, the Sapperton Station area is bustling with date-worthy activities and eateries.

This station is perfectly suited for the modern Vancouverite, Sapperton is truly a hipster-friendly scene; full of bearded men, swing dancing, and make-your-own craft beer.

Take a swing dancing lesson

It’s friday! #swingdancing is even more fun than it looks

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  • What: A beginner swing dancing lesson that teaches you enough moves to make your own routine. Stick around after the lesson for an evening of dancing and fun. Singles are welcome; there’s always plenty of open partners on the dance floor!
  • Where: Sapperton Pensioners Hall, 318 Keary Street
  • When: Friday’s at 7:45 pm
  • How much: $10 cover charge

Visit Queens Park

  • What: New Westminister’s flagship park. Offers visitors a wide range of activities including, running and walking trails, a petting farm, playground, off-leash dog area, and seasonal spray park. The park is also a sporting hotspot and has its very own bandshell.
  • Where: 3rd Avenue
  • When: Whenever
  • How much: Free!

Watch a pro wrestling extravaganza

Whose going to get it? #eccw #bb8 #ballroombrawl #wrestling #indywrestling

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  • What: The most intense date you’ve ever been on. Sit in suspense wondering who will win the next match, will it be Mitch Mulligan the PRECCW champion or the crowd favourite El Phantasmo? Guaranteed to supply a few laughs and keep the evening rolling.
  • Where: Sapperton Pensioners Hall, 318 Keary Street
  • When: September 16, 2017
  • How much: $21 per ticket

Eat at Paradise Vegetarian Noodle House

  • What: A delicious, entirely vegetarian take on noodles. Menu items include noodles soups, hot pots, and chowmeins.
  • Where: 8681 Tenth Ave, Burnaby
  • When: Tuesday to Saturday 12 pm – 3 pm and 5 pm – 9 pm, closed Sunday, Monday
  • How much: Around $9 / meal

Brew your own booze at Barley’s Homebrewing Supplies

  • What: Your one-stop-shop for all your home brew needs. Make that custom Kolsh you’ve been dreaming or, for the odd ball, non-beer drinkers you can brew up your own yogurt!
  • Where: 455 E Columbia Street
  • When: Thursdays 10 am – 7 pm, Friday, Wednesday, Monday 10 am – 6 pm, Saturday 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday 11 am – 5 pm, and closed Tuesday
  • How much: Costs vary

Tour the Caps Bike Museum

  • What: A Caps bike shop that also displays a vast collection of vintage bikes dating back to the 1800’s. Check out the original Highwheel or the 1888 Columbia “Light” Roadster.
  • Where: 434 East Columbia Avenue
  • When: Monday to Saturday 10 am – 6 pm, Sunday 12 pm – 5 pm
  • How much: Free!

Learn archery at Bootman Archery

  • What: Train with certified professional archery instructors to become the most badass 21st-century bow master you can be. Group lessons include target and field shooting, and bowhunting.
  • Where: 422 East Columbia Street A
  • When: Sunday and Monday 7:15 pm – 9:30 pm
  • How much: $115 for five lessons

Sip drinks at Browns Social House

Come #socialize with these #brownsbeauties at the bar tonight! 😍

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  • What: Perfectly placed in New West’s brewery district, you can sip away with the ambience of old New West.
  • Where: 296 East Columbia Street
  • When: Monday to Wednesday 10 am – 11 pm, Thursday, Friday 11 am – 12 am, Saturday 10 am – midnight, and Sunday 10 am – 11 pm
  • How much: Around $16 per plate
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