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Riley Park

Riley Park

Riley Park is home to the Vancouver Olympic/Paralympic Centre and to Nat Bailey Stadium—home of the Vancouver Canadians baseball team. The area has two thriving hubs of unique boutiques, grocers, and restaurants: along Main Street and along Cambie Street. Shops on Main are also known for locally-designed clothing and antique furniture. From Kingsway to City Hall, Riley Park runs south to include the Mountain View cemetery and beautiful Queen Elizabeth Park, atop Little Mountain.

Neighbourhood history and heritage

Riley Park's origins date back to 1893, when pioneers logged Little Mountain and cut trails around its base. By the early 1900s, a scattered community began to thrive on upper Main Street. Its residents were primarily Little Mountain quarry workers, who mined volcanic rock for use surfacing the area's first roads.

Events in Riley Park

The Signature of All Things 

Sun, Oct 2, 1:00pm–4:00pm

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News in Riley Park

Chickadee © Jay Black

Archived - Celebrate birds during Vancouver Bird Week 2014

Apr 25, 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.

Cars parked on street

Archived - Cambie Village parking permits expire February 28

Jan 28, 2014 – Remember to renew your annual residential parking permit. Renew your permit online, over the phone, or in person at City Hall, starting February 1.

'Brief Encounters Rekindled, Act 2' by Pia Massie (filmmaker) and Wen Wei Wang (photo by yvonne chow)

Archived - Get involved in the arts with local artists at parks and community centres

Jul 04, 2013 – The Vancouver Park Board has selected over 20 local artists to take up studio residencies at parks and community centres. Artists will develop their work, engage the community, and increase participation in the arts. Learn about the new artist groups and their studio locations.

Initiatives in Riley Park

Hillcrest and Riley Parks

Hillcrest and Riley Park improvements

Read about Hillcrest and Riley Park improvements, including progress, details, background information, supporting documents, and more.

Landscaping and artwork at the new park at 18th and Main

18th and Main Park

Find out what's happening with the development of a public park in front of 3333 Main St, at the northwest corner of the Main St and 18th Ave in Vancouver.

Cambie Street Corridor

Cambie Corridor Planning Program

The Cambie Corridor Planning Program guides long-term growth in areas along Cambie Street and its surrounding neighbourhoods.

little mountain

Little Mountain

The Little Mountain plan guides redevelopment of this social housing site, considering its mix of uses, height, density, public spaces, parks, and community facilities.

Riley Park-South Cambie Community Vision Plan

A Community Vision Plan is the result of a comprehensive, collaborative local planning process.

Read the Riley Park-South Cambie Community Vision Plan  2.06 MB

Community organizations and events

We support and fund these community resources

Streets and Transportation

Vancouver is responsible for building and maintaining our roads, sidewalks and public spaces, managing how city streets are used, and creating land use and urban design policies

Explore public art

Discover our featured public art. Go on self-guided walking tours. Find public art by neighbourhood, artwork, or artist.

Grants and awards

View information on grants and funding for arts and culture, strong communities, and sustainability. Find awards that recognize our city's excellence in arts, culture, and civic engagement.

Growing food

Vancouver supports and promotes growing local food, through community gardens and other urban agriculture initiatives, promoting sustainability, and building stronger communities.

Zoning districts, maps, and regulations

Our zoning regulations govern how development occurs in Vancouver. Find a zoning map, zone descriptions, and the Zoning & Development Bylaw.