B.C. Sports Teams
British Columbia’s booming metros and bustling city streets are home to some of Canada’s best sports teams, featuring everything from pro ice hockey to amateur baseball.
1. Vancouver Canucks
In the Great White North, it’s all about ice hockey, but you already knew that.
Be sure and catch the Canucks defend home ice against rivals like the Calgary Flames and the Chicago Blackhawks.
NHL Madness in BC
2. B.C. Lions
Founded in 1954, the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League pack the seats at BC Place each and every summer.
The CFL is quickly becoming one of the country’s most celebrated sports leagues, and the Lions are the easily one of the more storied franchises.
Take in a game this summer, as the Lions face-off against rival squads, the Montreal Alouettes during the Labour Day Classic, and the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
3. Vancouver Whitecaps FC
After the Lions’ season is through, BC Place becomes the raucous home field advantage of the Vancouver Whitecaps SC.
Join the thousands of soccer hooligans draped in blue and white and help the Caps take home another Canadian Championship this winter.
4. Vancouver Canadians
No big league in BC? No problem! Ever since 2000, the Vancouver Canadians of the MiLB’s Northwest League provide plenty of big hits and dazzling defensive plays.
Even better, as the Single A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, you might catch future MLB All-Stars in action at Scotia Bank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium.
5. Vancouver Giants
For a slightly more intimate hockey experience in BC, take in a Vancouver Giants game this season.
Founded in 2001, the Giants are members of the Western Hockey League, playing at the Langley Events Centre in the suburb of Langley.
6. British Columbia Hockey League
The ice-shredding action continues in the BCHL, founded in 1961 and comprised of 17 Junior “A” hockey clubs.
Traveling fans, scouts, and family members, check out the competitive atmosphere with teams like the Nanaimo Clippers, Victoria Grizzlies, Surrey Eagles, Coquitlam Express, Chilliwack Chiefs, and more.