Vancouver Kitsilano



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What is main pedestrian walkway in Kitsilano?…. The Beach. Here, the laid back atmosphere washes over the beach right onto the neighbourhood streets. It is no surprise that this community – full of environmental and health conscious active pacifists – was the birthplace of Greenpeace, Lululemon activewear, and the 100 mile diet. Most of the commercial activity lies along West 4th Ave. and along West Broadway. And if you are looking for lifestyle products, Kitsilano is the place to shop.

Kits History

Although Kitsilano historically started with a majority of single family homes on wide lots and Tudor revival architecture, the 40s and the war brought simple form modern homes (think aircraft hangars and flat roofs). Growing demand and revised zoning brought in apartments, laneway houses, concrete rooming houses and apartments. This is now one of the most densely populated areas in Vancouver but don’t worry, be happy, it is still a laid back community.

Kits Lifestyle

There is so much to do in this neighbourhood. Kitsilano has waterfront, watersports and whatever your heart desires. There is music with Vancouver Academy of Music, H.R. Macmillan space centre and Vancouver Museum. Did you say Festival? yes…Bard on the Beach, Folk Music Fest, Khatsahlano Music + Art Festival, Winter Wander, International Children’s festival, International volleyball tournaments, and more.

Favorite things about Kits.

It is easy to see why so many people love to live in Kitsilano. If you ask people why they love it, there are always different answers: Boating, Volleyball, Drum festival, Beach flaunting, Music, patios, lounging, outdoor pool, kayaking, paddle boards, Seafood, shopping, and the list goes on.

Almond ParkPlayground
Arbutus Greenway
Connaught ParkPlayground
Delamont ParkPlayground
Hadden ParkDog Park
Jean Beaty
Kitsilano Beach
Margaret Pigott Park
McBride ParkPlayground
Point Grey Park
Seaforth Peace Park
Tatlow ParkParkground
Vanier Park
Volunteer Park


Kids love the outdoors!

Dog Park

Hadden Park

Jericho Village shopping
The NaamVegetarian Restaurant
The Oakwood Canadian Bistro
Rain or Shine Ice Cream
Las MargaritasMexican cuisine
Aphrodite's Organic cafe
Shopping W.4thLots of arts, home, lifestyle products, fashion
Shopping W. BroadwayVariety of shops and restaurants
Shopping along Cornwall
Gravity Pope Shoes
The Naam vegetarian
Shopping W.4th Ave.
Octopus's Garden Restaurant
Pro Beach Volley Tournaments
Dark TableAdventurous Dining in the Dark
Darby's Public House
Just Dance
Bimini Public HouseBar, Pub Grub
Blue Martini Cafe & Jazz
Kits Yacht Club
Club Pilates
Gracie Barra KitsilanoBrazilian Jujitsu
Blue Martini Cafe & Jazz
Just Dance Kitsilano
General Gordon Elementary School, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • K-7: General Gordon (Late French Immersion), Bayview, Carnarvon, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, St.Augustine's (Catholic Independent School), St. John's (Independent School; IB Program), Madrona (Independent), Henry Hudson(early french), Lord Tennyson (early french)
  • Kitsilano, French Immersion; AP 
  • St. John's, IB Program
  • Little Flower, Catholic Independent School; All Females; AP Program
  • York House, Private School; All Females; AP Program
  • Prince of Wales, AP Program; TREK Program; Prince of Wales Mini School
  • Lord Byng, AP Program; Arts Mini School
  • West Point Grey, Private Academy; AP Program
  • St George's, Private Boarding School; All Males; AP Program
St. Georges all male private school
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