Welcome to Kits
Kitsilano’s stunning beaches, expansive parks, and green spaces make it an urban oasis. A natural playground for outdoor and fitness enthusiasts alike, ‘Kits’ is the perfect community for those looking to achieve that perfect work/life balance without sacrificing the benefits that come with living in Canada’s most beautiful city.FIND PLACES
Kits’ restaurants rival downtown Vancouver’s for variety and popularity. West 4th Avenue favorites include Nook, Odd Fish, Maenam, as well as the celebrated AnnaLena, one of the city’s top farm-to-table restaurants. Discover Kitsilano’s restaurants, coffee shops, pubs, and eateries.
When it comes to coffee in Vancouver, few neighborhoods can top Kitsilano. After-all, somebody has to keep this community of high-strung students, entrepreneurs and fitness enthusiasts wired and peppy from dusk till dawn.
Home of one of Vancouver’s great urban shopping strips, Kitsilano’s famous West 4th Ave. is lined with boutique shops, big name-brand stores, sporting goods, and a variety of home-decor stores.
PARKS & BEACHES
Most would argue it’s Kits’ beaches and parks that make it one of the most coveted neighborhoods in Vancouver. Home to one of the “best city beaches in the world” and some of the lushest green spaces in the city, it’s easy to see why.
Kitsilano’s ocean-side location and proximity to UBC make it a local favorite for watersports and outdoor activities. From stand-up paddleboarding, windsurfing, jogging, beach volleyball, tennis, swimming, cycling and outdoor yoga, Kits has it all.
SCHOOLS & LIBRARIES
Kitsilano’s schools and libraries are the heartbeat of the community; a connecting place where ideas are exchanged and curiosity is ignited. Explore the many schools and libraries in Kits.
Kitsilano is home to some of Canada’s most beloved festivals, museums, and attractions. Learn about the famous Bard on the Beach Shakespeare festival, the Museum of Vancouver, H.R. MacMillan Space Centre and more.
HEALTH & BEAUTY
From brow bars and nail salons to hot yoga and wellness centres, Kitsilano has everything you need to stay healthy and fresh.