Archive of posts tagged "swim"

Vancouver Outdoor Pools Open May Long Weekend


Thursday, May 19th, 2016 — 1:21pm PST
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Hit the hottest places to cool down this summer as Vancouver’s outdoor pools open up for the season during the May Long Weekend. Vancouver Outdoor Pools Open May Long Weekend Pools at Kitsilano Beach Park, Second Beach in Stanley Park, New Brighton Park, and Hillcrest Centre will open starting May 20th with Maple Grove Pool […]

Polar Bear Swim: White Rock Pier


Saturday, December 27th, 2014 — 2:04pm PST
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If you’re looking to participate in a Polar Bear Swim that isn’t over at the 95th annual event in English Bay this year you can participate in the 45th annual White Rock Polar Bear Swim. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr White Rock Pier Polar Bear Swim Register for the White Rock Pier Polar Bear […]

Polar Bear Swim: Vancouver English Bay


Saturday, December 27th, 2014 — 1:54pm PST
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The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim returns to English Bay for the 95th year on January 1, 2015. New Year’s Day 1939 + 2011. Archives# CVA 371-836 + Photo credit: Michael Kalus – Michael Kalus Print It was in 1920 that Peter Pantages created the club and the brisk ocean dip has been a New Year’s […]

Vancouver Polar Bear Swim 2014


Monday, December 30th, 2013 — 11:34am PST
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The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim returns to English Bay for the 94th year on January 1, 2014. Update: If you’re looking for January 2015 events, find them here. New Year’s Day 1939 + 2011. Archives# CVA 371-836 + Photo credit: Michael Kalus – Michael Kalus Print It was in 1920 that Peter Pantages created the […]

Waterkeeper Swim Guide App


Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 — 10:04am PST
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I’m always on the lookout for new and useful apps, with a local twist. Mostly because I love trying them out and seeing the latest technology but in part because I am a frequent guest on Steve Dotto‘s “App Wednesday” radio show on AM650. Dotto invites three guests to bring their best apps to the […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Swimming


Wednesday, July 17th, 2013 — 3:30pm PST
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It’s always fun to look back at how Vancouverites used to cool off during the summer months, seeing how our waterfront landscape — and swimming attire — has changed. Since I have previously posted a collection of beach photos (and a short story about the English Bay Pier) today I’m focusing specifically on swimming for […]