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Panorama view from Opal Hillcrest Community Centre<br /><div class='small'>700m (7 min walk, 2 min drive)</div> Riley Park<br /><div class='small'>1.5km (22 min walk, 4 min drive)</div> Metrotown<br /><div class='small'>8.6km (22 min drive)</div></div> Simon Fraser University (SFU)<br /><div class='small'>17.5km (25 - 30 min drive)</div> Burnaby<br /><div class='small'>11.6km (20 - 25 min drive)</div> North Vancouver<br /><div class='small'>18.6km (25 - 30 min drive)</div> Science World<br /><div class='small'>4.4km (12 min drive, 2 min skytrain)</div> Downtown<br /><div class='small'>4.9km (15 min drive, 5 min skytrain)</div> West Vancouver<br /><div class='small'>14km (20 - 25 min drive)</div> English Bay<br /><div class='small'>6.8km (19 min drive)</div> The University of British Columbia (UBC)<br /><div class='small'>13.0km (20 - 25 min drive)</div> King Edward SkyTrain Station<br /><div class='small'>400m (1 min walk)</div> Oakridge Mall<br /><div class='small'>2km (25 min walk, 3 min skytrain)</div> Richmond<br /><div class='small'>10.1km (15 - 20 min drive, 10 min skytrain)</div> Bloedel Conservatory & Seasons in the Park<br /><div class='small'>1.7km (22 min walk, 4 min drive)</div> Queen Elizabeth Park<br /><div class='small'>800m (8 min walk, 2 min drive)</div>

A Vibrant, Convenient Location

OPAL has a prime position in Cambie Village, one of Vancouver’s premier neighbourhoods. This growing mixed-use community is close to amenities and rapid transit, and an ideal home base for living an inspired, vibrant lifestyle.

Canada Line

Canada Line conveniently takes you to Richmond and Downtown:

  • 3 minutes to Oakridge & 41st
  • 5 minutes to Yaletown
  • 7 minutes to Downtown, Pacific Centre Mall
  • 9 minutes to Waterfront
  • 10 minutes to River Rock Casino
  • 12 minutes to Aberdeen Centre
  • 13 minutes to McArthur Glen Outlet
  • 14 minutes to Lansdowne Mall
  • 16 minutes to Richmond Centre Mall
  • 17 minutes to YVR airport

Cambie Corridor

With extensive new development, this has become Vancouver’s premier location, and OPAL is located in the very core of it – literally steps from King Edward Canada Line Station. Our residents can walk to this neighbourhoods new cafes, restaurants, boutiques and other urban amenities. And within minutes, residents can be in Richmond or at the airport on one end, and downtown on the other.

Queen Elizabeth Park

Queen Elizabeth Park stretches over 54 hectares and known to be Vancouver’s “Horticulture jewel”. Besides the beautiful gardens, this park is home to diverse activities including Lawn bowling, Disc golf, Tennis courts, Tai Chi and a Pitch and Putt golf course. Also here is Seasons in the Park, which offers gourmet west coast cuisine accompanied by an outstanding panoramic view. The Bloedel Conservatory holds three habitats, has over 200 fly free birds, 500 species and a variety of plants to observe.

Downtown Vancouver

OPAL’s shuttle and chauffeured town car will take resident groups or couples to Stanley Park and the Vancouver Aquarium, the seawall, the Orpheum, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, The Centre for Performing Arts, Holts and Nordstrom, and Edgewater Casino. Many of these amenities also just a few stops, and then within short walking distance via Canada Line.

Science World

Located at the end of False Creek, Science world offers exhibits and displays for all ages.

Oakridge

Currently undergoing redevelopment, Oakridge will consist of nearly 1 million square feet of new retail, including an outdoor shopping street, High Street, cafés and restaurants spilling out onto the street which ill enliven the community after the interior retail closes for the day. There will be also a new 36,000 square-foot community centre/seniors’ centre, Childcare, and library.

The Hillcrest Centre

In 2010 named Vancouver Olympic/ Paralympic Centre. Located at Hillcrest Park, it features a state-of-the-art aquatic centre, curling rinks, fitness center, Phoenix Gymnastics Club, gymnasium, childcare centre, and a café.

Riley Park & Nat Bailey Stadium

Home of the Vancouver Canadians baseball team, this is a field where families congregate to watch the kids play.

English Bay

The beach is the most popular sunset watching beach in the downtown Vancouver area. The “Celebration of lights” is an annual summer fireworks competition that residents of OPAL will be able to view from our rooftop garden.

University of British Columbia

The beautiful campus of this world class institution is renowned for the Museum of Anthropology, Botanical Gardens, Rose Garden and the Chan Centre, and the Endowment Lands.

Discovery Centre: #130, City Square, 555 West 12th Avenue
Hours: Monday-Friday 12-3pm | Saturday-Sunday 12-6pm
Presentations on the hour, daily: 12pm, 1pm and 2pm
Private appointments: Monday-Friday 10am - noon | Saturday-Sunday 11am - noon
Please note that we are not open on public holidays, and we apologize for any inconvenience so caused.
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Phone: 604.871.9265
OPAL Residence: 438 West King Edward Avenue, Vancouver BC
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