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Second Beach Pool

Archived - May 14Summer starts in Vancouver with the opening of outdoor pools and beaches

Starting this Victoria Day long weekend, the city’s outdoor pools and beaches will open, and lifeguards and Park Rangers will be on duty.

Kiteboarding

Archived - May 12Kiteboarders can now launch from Spanish Banks Extension

Kiteboarders will now be able to enjoy their sport locally as part of a new one-year pilot program at Vancouver’s most westerly beach.

House damaged by the Christchurch, New Zealand, earthquake in 2011

Archived - May 08Are you prepared for an emergency? Get prepared during Emergency Preparedness Week.

This week is Emergency Preparedness Week (May 4 -10) and it is a good reminder to ask yourself if you are ready for an emergency.Living in Vancouver, we could be faced with a major earthquake and yet few of us take the necessary steps to ensure we and our families are prepared.

Year of Reconciliation art by Tania Willard, Peter Morin and Gabrielle Hill

Archived - May 05New artwork for the Year of Reconciliation debuts in May

A new public art project, a series of transit shelter posters, debuts in May 2014 in an exhibition to honour and celebrate the City’s Year of Reconciliation.

Fitness centre

Archived - May 01Celebrate Move for Health Day on May 10 at four Park Board fitness centres

The Vancouver Park Board is celebrating Move for Health Day with open houses at four Park Board fitness centres.

Local youth talent

Archived - Apr 30Celebrate Youth Week at Creekside and Roundhouse community centres

Take part in the exciting Youth Week activities on May 3, including dragon boating, 3-on-3 basketball, a Race Around the World competition, skateboarding demos, and live performances.

Buildings and construction in Olympic Village

Archived - Apr 28Final sale of Olympic Village wins gold for Vancouver taxpayers

The City has officially paid down the entire $630 million debt of the Olympic Village development, as well as recovered an additional $70 million.

Robson Redux Winner

Archived - Apr 25Swim the Urban Reef this summer at 800-Robson Street

"Urban Reef" is the winning submission from the Robson Redux design-build competition. This summer, the 800-block of Robson Street will transform into an urban reef for people to sit, relax, and play.

Chickadee © Jay Black

Archived - Apr 25Celebrate birds during Vancouver Bird Week 2014

Learn about opportunities to celebrate Vancouver Bird Week May 3-10. From bird nerd to bird curious, there are events for people of all ages.

Renfrew Ravine Park

Archived - Apr 22Earth Day celebrations in Vancouver parks

Celebrate Earth Day with activities in several parks across the city on April 22, 26, and 27. Activities include a park cleanup, invasive-plant removal, tree planting, geocaching, habitat restoration, an educational walk, and family entertainment.

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