Fueled by spin studios, CrossFit gyms, and easy access to the great outdoors, Vancouverites love to live an active lifestyle. Keeping up with your routine on the road while staying with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has never been easier. Vancouver offers over 3,200 acres of green space, including the world famous Stanley Park with over 22km of pathways for walking, cycling, running, and rollerblading along with a plethora of local fitness studios; so whatever your fitness regime, Vancouver has you covered.
Situated on the shores of the Burrard Inlet, English Bay and the Georgia Strait, Vancouver offers many options to get out on the water, such as kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, kite surfing, and water-based yoga programs. Experience a tailor-made Vancouver workout experience with locally based Yervana, an outdoor adventure platform designed to connect people who want to explore with knowledgeable locals. With a mission to “spark discovery, passion and connection by changing the way we experience the outdoors”, Yervana connects visitors with local hosts who can lead personalized Vancouver adventures for individuals or small groups. Activities include hiking, trail running, kayaking, backcountry skiing, and more. Prices range based on the activity and time of year.
HIIT THE GYM
Feel the burn at Orange Theory Fitness, a high intensity one-hour interval training class that tracks your heart-rate through cardio and strength training exercises. The popular workout class was brought to Vancouver by Canucks alumni Trevor Linden, with four locations downtown and offers a complimentary trial for new members.
Barry’s Vancouver (1035 W Pender St,), is Vancouver’s premiere fitness studio for group classes. With a combination of strength training, treadmill work, and burning up to 1000 calories in a 60-minute workout, they have high-intensity training that will push you to your limits.
Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Pacific Rim offers a variety of services to promote healthy, energetic living. Re-energize at the state-of-theart fully equipped, 2,100 square foot fitness facility located on the fifth floor of the hotel. The Fitness Centre is equipped with Technogym Excite cardio equipment and a movement studio featuring a Kinesis machine. 24 hour Fitness On Demand grants guests access to a variety of classes including Gaiam Yoga, P90X, Insanity, Les Mills, Zumba and many more.
A NEW SPIN
YYOGA (888 Burrard Street) is a yoga, fitness and wellness company that was developed from a desire to create community spaces for people to connect authentically to themselves and others. The studios offer 16 styles of yoga, fitness and signature classes ranging from meditation to TRX and indoor cycling.