It is the giant marshmallow you see on Vancouver's landscape. Inside of it there's the BC Sports Hall of fame and Museum which shows the history of the city sport's celebrities.
its home of Vancouver's Canucks
Vancouver's two main sports and entertainment venues are BC Place Stadium and GM Place. They are located side-by-side on the southwest edge of downtown at the end of Robson next to False Creek and Chinatown.
BC Place Stadium is the home of the BC Lions Canadian Football League team. The stadium was completed in 1983 and was Canada's first domed stadium (Montreal's Olympic Stadium was in use earlier, but the roof was not finished until 1987). BC Place will host the 2010 Winter Olympics opening and closing ceremonies.
Next door is GM Place, home of the Vancouver Canucks NHL team. It opened in 1995, and will be home to the 2010 Winter Olympics ice hockey tournament.
This is the home of BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL). If you want to see the Stadium (thtrough a window), you have to take the tour of the BC Sports hall of Fame and Museum, see the other tip.
At the BC Sports Hall of Fame you can find an exhibition about the athletes and teams of British Columbia. They start the history from 1890 and it goes to today. There are so many pictures and atrributes that are displayed. You can think of medal, passes of athletes, jackets, basketballs...
There is also a Paricipation Gallery, Here you can test your own abilities with a climbing wall, throwing cage, running track, bubble hockey game and bicycles.
You can also look into the Vancouver´s 60,000 seat B.C. Place Stadium.
These are the admission prices in 2005:
Adult CAD 8
Youth (6-18) CAD 6
Student (with ID) CAD 6
Seniors CAD 6
Family (2 adults + 2 youth) CAD 15
Group Rate CAD 3.50
B.C.Place and Stadium is the 65,000 seat domed home of the CFL BC Lions Football team, and is also the site for the city's largest concerts and trade shows.
For tickets to all events call TicketMaster on 604.280.3311.
Inside B.C. Place at Gate A is the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, an interactive 20,000 square foot enviroment with something for everyone. Here you can sprint, row, climb, and throw in a unique sports playroom and time-travel through historic galleries, exploring sports in B.C. from the 1800's to the present.
It is the world's largest air supported domed stadium.
Open 7 days a week from 10.00 a.m. - 5 p.m.
This beautiful 60.000-seat stadium is the home base of the BC Lions (playing in the Canadian Football League). There are also a lot of other activities held here. What makes the stadium so special is its roof: it's held upwards by huge fans.
BC Stadium is the home to the BC Lions. This is where Canada plays their variation of their neighbour's football.
BC Stadium though has more to offer to the sports tourist. Inside the stadium is the BC Sports museum.
It may be small but it provides a more than adequate history of sport in Canada.
The museum also has some great items. I'm guessing they don't even realise how significant some of it is. For example a cricket bat signed by the great Don Bradman.
The world's largest air-supported stadium. Home of the CFL's BC Lions and year round venue for major concerts, trade and consumer shows, and special events. To book a group tour call 604-661-7362, or join a walk up tour, running June - September, Tuesday and Friday only at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm.
A great stadium to watch the game. Of course like most stadiums beer, food and everything is more expensive. Its a fun place to go and check out the CFL.
This stadium is vast, it sits on the banks of the creek and has a vast span to its roof.
You have to see the larger view of this picture to appreciate its size.
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