Flexible Friday classes, fun and interesting activities

LAB Vancouver's acclaimed FREE Friday Activities enables students to use English in everyday situations. The outdoor program helps students use English beyond the school environment and in their daily life.

This practical approach enhances the learning process and builds confidence. Every week (except Monthly Graduation Days), students can choose from six to eight different activities planned for the week and join without paying extra fees. These activities include sightseeing tours around Vancouver, hiking in nature, cultural experiences and sports events.

Monthly Activity Calendars

The monthly Activity Calendar includes all our exciting activities for each month. By reading the calendar, you will be informed about LAB Vancouver's events, including Free Friday activities, graduation parties, games, contests, international theme nights, along with Vancouver happenings like concerts, festivals, sporting events, and many other memory-making activities.

What to do after school!

Arts Scene

Check out salsa dance classes, acting lessons from acclaimed actors working in Vancouver's thriving film industry (there’s a reason they call it "Hollywood North"), painting classes, singing lessons, art workshops, a theatre performance or two, or a major concert.

Get Cultured

Culturally vibrant and diverse, Vancouver is home to many renowned cultural centres, including the Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver Art Gallery, Science World, Presentation House Gallery, the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, the Contemporary Art Gallery and its own historical Chinatown.

Abundant Nature

You can almost smell the cedar when you hit the ground in this city surrounded by nature. Discover all of its abundances at destinations such as Stanley Park, Lynn Canyon hiking trails, Capilano Suspension Bridge, VanDusen Botanical Garden and Pacific Spirit Regional Park.

Get Sporty

The list of ways to move and unwind is lengthy, with options that include rollerblading around the seawall, ice skating at one of many rinks, curling, basketball at Kits Beach, tennis at one of the many courts throughout the city, golfing, world-class mountain biking, taking in an NHL hockey or international soccer game.

Scenic Tours

There are countless ways to explore and take in Vancouver's scenery, including tours that visit foodie-paradise Granville Island, world-renowned Whistler Village, tours of the University of British Columbia, Steveston Fisherman's Wharf, Winery Tours, Gastown, Harbour Tower Lookout and many more.

Outdoor Rec

Vancouver is home to eight ocean beaches, including Kits Beach (which even has a newly refurbished outdoor pool) or Second Beach in Stanley Park. Bike along the seawall, try 5 Pin bowling, Canadian-classic curling, go kayaking, swimming or paddle boarding, take one of many types of yoga classes in Vancouver.

Keep Learning

Vancouver has many educational opportunities to make the most of your time, including an architectural city tour to enhance your understanding of the cityscape. Visit the Vancouver Aquarium and the Maritime and History Museum to learn about the region's ocean and its vast inhabitants.

Personal Growth

While studying English at LAB, students can also take other enriching classes, including hair and makeup courses, cooking classes, meditation programs, art classes, bartending classes, craft beer making classes. There is really an endless list of learning opportunities for students at LAB Vancouver.
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