The province of British Columbia offers many recreational opportunities for people of all ages. Seniors can often enjoy these activities at a discount.
Arts, Culture, and History
In Your Community
The B.C. government's Education website has a great section dedicated to places for learning in your community. It includes handy lists of art galleries, historic places, libraries, museums, and science centres in B.C.
Royal BC Museum
Seniors pay reduced admission fees at the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, both individually and as a pre-booked group.
HelloBC is the official travel planning site of Tourism British Columbia. Browse the site to find information and tools to plan and book the perfect B.C. holiday.
Canadian Register of Historic Places
The Canadian Register is a searchable database containing information about recognized historic places of local, provincial, territorial and national significance.
The Great Outdoors
Parks in B.C. offer spectacular view points and wildlife viewing. And, there are no parking fees in B.C.’s provincial parks.
Canada's national park system includes some of the most breathtaking places in the world, many of which are right here at home in B.C. Plan a short trip or a long one across the country.
Local and Regional Parks
Contact your municipality or regional district to find out about local or regional parks in your area.
Go RVing in B.C.
B.C. is known for its awe-inspiring landscapes, dramatic seascapes, its pristine wilderness, and its wildlife. Discover the spectacular scenery of British Columbia for yourself as you explore the province in your RV.
Camping in B.C.
B.C. is a great place to camp and seniors (65+) get a discount on campsite fees from the day after Labour Day to June 14 of the following year. During the peak season (June 15 – Labour Day), there are no seniors’ discounts.
Go Fish BC!
This website, run by the Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C., has a lot of information about fishing education programs, places to fish, and where to get licences.
Hunting and Trapping in B.C.
B.C. seniors can buy hunting licences at reduced rates. Find out more about hunting and trapping training, licences, and regulations in B.C.
- Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations: Hunting
Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations: Trapping
Find a list of amateur sporting organizations in B.C. on the Sports BC website. There are many sports to get involved in. Why not try archery? Or fencing?