Archive for the category "cheap fun"

Free Birthday Stuff in Vancouver Part 2

Comments 44 by Rebecca Bollwitt

What’s better than your husband, with all his media connections, getting you up to the Jim Robson Brodacast Gondola at GM Place? The “Voice of the Vancouver Canucks” and me – Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Having him take your photo with John Shorthouse and Tommy Larscheid – that’s what. But back to the […]

Ride for Breast Cancer Research at Seymour

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today I’ll be strapping on my snowboard for the first time in two years and I simply can’t wait. I learned to ride about 12 years ago at my local mountain of choice – Seymour. This was mostly because it was the quickest to get to from Surrey, it was the cheapest, and had the […]

Super Skills Saturday

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Watching Team Canada win gold I completely forgot to blog about the Canucks Super Skills as it’s a great, cheap and fun activity that happens every year at GM Place. Our favourite players take to the ice in a competition of speed and accuracy. It’s always a low-dough event and extremely fun for the kiddies. […]

iSkate for Under 5 Bucks

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As a proud Canadian girl I was overwhelmed when I received new ice skates this Christmas. Truth be told, I’ve never owned a pair of my own before and these are pretty spectacular. Within 24 hours of receiving them I was getting them sharpened at the West End Community Centre and stepping on the ice. […]

Stanley Park Tree Planting and the Humbug Hike

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tomorrow will mark the one year anniversary of the storm that ravaged Stanley Park one night, uprooting tens of thousands of trees and gnashing through the sea wall. Over the last year I’ve kept a close eye on the park, and have many photos and blog posts to illustrate the lack of progress and frustration […]