at a glancein&aroundthe neighbourhood

Location

Located west of Vancouver, West Point Grey runs along 16th avenue and borders Spanish Banks and Jericho Beach. This neighborhood is mostly known for its popular beaches and shopping district. In addition, West Point Grey is in close proximity to the University of British Columbia (UBC) making quite it popular and attractive to many students.

Recreation

Spanish Banks

Spend a day relaxing and soaking in the rays at Spanish Banks, most notorious for well-kept beach long beach, perfect for getting your daily steps in.

Jericho Beach

Catch the sunset or dip into the ocean and overlook the Burrard Inlet and West Vancouver this world-noun tourist beach.

Old Hastings Mill Museum

Explore and get to know the history of the Old Hastings Mill which was known to be the first commercial operation at the Old Hastings Mill Museum.

MacSailing Inc.

Take a day learning the ins and outs of sailing at MacSailing Inc, where they offer introductory sailing lessons for children and adults.

Pacific Spirit Park

Start the day fresh by exploring the many different paths and walkways in Pacific Spirit Park.

University of British Columbia

Take a weekend class, walk around the beautiful campus or praise the beautiful real estate at the University of British Columbia. Although a university, UCB offers more than just education, from fitness classes to art classes and more.

Around the Corner

Dun-bar Southlands

Kitsilano

Arbutus Ridge

University Hill

Education

Elsie Roy Elementary

University Hill Elementary School

Norma Rose Point Grey Elementary

Canada Royal Arts High School

The Westside Schools

Point Grey Secondary

West Point Grey Academy

University of British Columbia

Transportation

For the area of West Point Grey, the most popular mode of transportation is either by bike, bus, car or carshare. Since West Point Grey has is dense in population and is a popular tourist hangout amongst many tourists and locals, West Point Grey can have lots of traffic congestion and costly parking. This is why buses and bikes make popular modes of transportation for the neighborhood. And unfortunately, although there is no Skytrain in this area, there are plans to have one in the near future.

Restaurant & Retail

Rajio Public House 6763 W 10th Ave

Offering Japanese cuisine, specialty beverages and beer, this Japanese public house is rated over 4.4 stars on Google and has over 360 reviews raving about the food and culture.

Burgoo 4434 W 10th Ave

Dig into some much-needed comfort food at Burgoo Bistro who offers everything from rib entrees to steaks to freshly baked French onion soup.

Baru Latino 2535 Alma Street

Experience an award-winning Latin Restaurant that offers not only a unique experience but also creative dishes and locally sourced ingredients.