9 places to play pitch and putt around Metro Vancouver

Apr 16 2021, 3:23 pm

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Whether you’re just getting started on your golf game or don’t have the time (or patience) for a full-length course, fortunately, there’s no shortage of pitch and putt courses in Metro Vancouver.

They’re often cheaper and more relaxed than full-sized courses, making them perfect for a spring and summer activity. So whether you’re a seasoned veteran working on your short game, or looking for a different way to spend your afternoon, here are some of the best pitch and putt courses you can visit.

North Shore

Murdo Frazer

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Murdo Frazer/Facebook

An excellent course for beginners, Murdo Frazer is a short distance from Edgemont Village in North Vancouver. Current COVID-19 safety measures mean that no groups larger than four are allowed and no tailgating is permitted after the round. Heads up! There are no washroom facilities at the course.

Address: 2699 Pemberton Avenue, North Vancouver
Hours: 9 am to 6:30 pm (seven days a week)
Price: $20 for unlimited golf

Ambleside

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Ambleside Pitch and Putt (Golf West Vancouver/Facebook)

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. Not to mention, it’s just moments away from a park, beach, and plenty of dining options.

Address: 1201 Marine Drive, West Vancouver
Hours: Open daily from 9 am to 5 pm
Price: $13.50 for adults, $10.50 for seniors 65+, $8.50 for juniors ($13.50 all ages on weekends)

Vancouver

Stanley Park

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Stanley Park Pitch & Putt (City of Vancouver)

With sculpted fairways and lush surroundings, the Stanley Park pitch and putt is a classic in the heart of Vancouver. It features 18 holes that range from 40 to 100 yards and is moments away from the downtown core. Tee times are first-come, first-served.

If you’re looking to play multiple games at this course, punch cards and monthly passes are also available.

Address: 2099 Beach Avenue, Vancouver
Hours: 8 am to 7 pm, daily
Price: $14.83 for adults, $10.37 for under 18 or seniors 65+

Rupert Park

Rupert Park Pitch and Putt/City of Vancouver

Located on Vancouver’s east side, Rupert Park Pitch & Putt is ideal for novice golfers, as well as more experienced players looking to work on their short game. Holes vary between 50 and 120 yards, four of which include water.

Address: 3402 Charles Street, Vancouver
Hours: 8 am to 7 pm (weather dependent)
Price: $14.83 for adults, $10.37 for under 18 or seniors 65+

Queen Elizabeth Park 

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Queen Elizabeth Park Pitch & Putt (City of Vancouver)

With stunning views of Vancouver, Queen Elizabeth Park is another great option. With no hazards in play and no holes over 110 yards, it’s also a great choice for beginners. And hey, if you get frustrated with pitch and putt, there’s a disc-golf course nearby if you’re fed up with swinging a club.

Address: 4600 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Hours: 10 am to 7 pm (weather dependent)
Price: $14.83 for adults, $10.37 for under 18 or seniors 65+

Burnaby

Central Park

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Central Park Pitch & Putt (Golf Burnaby)

Perfect for anyone in the Metrotown area, this course is nestled 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

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Kensington Pitch & Putt/Facebook

Open year-round and situated in a stunning park-like setting, Kensington Pitch & Putt is another stunning option for youth, adults, and seniors alike. It’s well maintained and tee times are first-come, first-serve.

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

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 (seven days a week)
Price: $5.60 for adults, $4.65 for youth under 19 and seniors 55+ (nine holes)

Note: West Richmond Pitch and Putt is currently closed but scheduled to open in early May.

Surrey

Meridian Golf Par 3

Rather than being a full pitch and putt, Meridian Golf is instead a par three course. It’s more challenging than most and offers plenty of difficulty for advancing players.

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

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