Tennis in Vancouver

Bring your racket along for the trip. Have a match on any of the 180 free public courts in the city. The outdoor courts are open all year and are run on a first-come, first-serve basis, with a 30-minute maximum time limit if someone is waiting to play. Stanley Park offers 15 free courts and six that are available for an hourly rental fee. Queen Elizabeth Park has 17 free courts and is located at 33rd & Cambie. At Kitsilano Beach Park, there are 10 free courts for the public use. In mid-summer, the nearby pool and beach offer cool havens after a few tough sets. If you are looking to play during the winter season, you can play at UBC (University of British Columbia) Tennis Centre. UBC Tennis Centre 6160 Thunderbird Boulevard Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3 Tel 604-822-2505 UBC Tennis Centre website Some private Vancouver tennis clubs also offer lessons to non-members year around. North Shore Winter Club in North Vancouver has 7 indoor courts and 4 outdoor courts. You can book a lesson with a tennis professional if you are a guest from out of town. Contact JJ Mahony, Tennis Director for information. The club's main phone number is 604.985.4135. North Shore Winter Club 1325 East Keith Road North Vancouver, BC V7J 1J3 Tel 604-985-4135 NSWC website