Looking for an exciting way to fill up a Saturday afternoon? Check out one of the many paintball venues around Vancouver and the cities that surround it. From Whistler to Vancouver, out into Abbotsford, and over on to Vancouver Island, there are plenty of paintball destinations to choose from. Each is a little different and offers its own unique appeal so take a peek at all of them and decide which spot works best for you. If you’re a paintball enthusiast, try every one! There are packages and games tailored to every age group, party size, and experience level.
Richmond Indoor Paintball
Vancouver can be a rainy place, but Richmond Indoor Paintball is the perfect place to go to have a ton of fun with a game of paintball, rain or shine. Richmond Indoor Paintball is actually the only indoor paintball field in the Vancouver area, which makes them a prime location for rainy days. They offer birthday party packages that include cake, pizza, drinks, a birthday room, and an all-inclusive set price for the birthday event. They also use small, .50 calibre paintballs so there is less impact, less fear of being hurt, and more fun for the whole family. Stag party, corporate events, and school field trip packages are also available.
Delta Force Paintball
Delta Force Paintball, located in Maple Ridge, takes the paintball experience to a whole new level. If you’re tired of the typical paintball field designed with a few tires and some hay bales, check out Delta Force Paintball’s movie-set quality game zones. They set the stage for amazing game scenarios with specially designed fields such as Resident Evil, Tropic Thunder, and D-Day Landing. They also offer state of the art equipment that even the most experienced paintball enthusiasts will appreciate.
Located in Surrey, Ambush Paintball features four woodsball fields and a speedball park. You can choose from a forest environment to gain some cover or grassy mounds if you like to play in the wide open spaces. Ambush Paintball is well suited to both first time paintballers as well as the more experienced seasoned veterans. Regardless of your experience level you’ll feel right at home.
Panther Paintball, another Surrey venue, is BC’s largest airsoft field. This site features over 57 acres of playable terrain with over 10 unique fields to play on and explore. They have operating tanks and other military vehicles on site and they’re open year round, regardless of weather. It is important to note that they are an airsoft only park and no longer run paintball games.
Mission Paintball Club
Mission Paintball Club offers paintball games, lessons, group reservations, equipment sales, repairs, and air tank refills. Their equipment rentals include a paintball mask/goggle system, paintball gun, and 200 round hopper. Paintballs can also be purchased separately in cases of 2000. This is a great facility to book for a birthday party, stag, stagette, or a sports windup party.
Millionaire Paintball, located in Abbotsford, offers 10 acres of paintball field playing fun. Their two fast paced fields provide terrain that is challenging enough to create an exciting and dynamic experience. This venue caters to both first time players as well as experienced paintballers who can bring their own gear. Kids ages 8 and up can play here for some paintball adventures with the family. This venue can host birthday parties, bachelor parties, corporate outings, or you can just come for a casual day paintballing fun.
For some paintball games up in the Whistler area, check out Avalanche Paintball. They provide exciting scenarios that are played out in their strategic woodland environments. For younger paintballers, Avalanche Paintball offers a splatmaster option where kids ages 6-12 can use less powerful markers, making the games more fun and less intense for the little ones. There are also scenarios designed specifically for kids including capture the flag, risk, find the treasure, and rescue the paratrooper.
Whistler Paintball is great for birthdays, ski and snowboard camps, and staff parties but if you’re planning a bachelor party, they’re definitely your place to go. As bachelor party specialists they provide specialty games designed for stag parties, such as President/VIP, The Gauntlet, and The Terminator, ensuring you have the best time possible. Other scenario games they offer include capture the flag, defend the fort, and El presidente, all played out in their large wooded Bushball Field. On their flat, open field, the Base Field, they offer games such as center flag push, center flag return, and save the hostage.
Midway Paintball, located on Vancouver Island in Duncan, offers a massive venue of over 100 acres of paintballing fields. They are open rain or shine and can be open any day of the week if bookings are made in advance. You can rent equipment from the facility or you can bring your own but you must purchase your paintballs on site because they are a field paint only field.
Stormin Norman’s Paintball Adventures
Stormin Norman’s Paintball Adventures is a paintball field and adventure park in Sooke, located on Vancouver Island. They can accommodate any group size within their 38 acres of beautiful Vancouver Island terrain. The park is divided into four separate playing fields that each host different game scenarios. They also offer Bow & Arrow Battles, a game that is played on a 70 by 100 foot field and is similar to dodgeball.
Vancouver, as well as the rest of the beautiful province of British Columbia, is a place where nature is celebrated and outdoor activities are enjoyed all year round, rain or shine. There are plenty of outdoor adventure parks and exciting activities to check out and paintball is no exception. Vancouver has plenty of paintball options to choose from, including scenarios and equipment designed specifically for kids or games and experiences that are tailored to large parties and groups of adults. If playing in the rain just isn’t your thing, there are even indoor paintball fields to get some field time in while keeping nice and dry. Check out one of these awesome spots, gear up, and go play!