Improving existing parks

Creekway Park

The Vancouver Park Board is currently working to improve the following parks and recreation areas.

Parks currently being improved

Andy Livingstone park renewal feature

Andy Livingstone Park

The renewed playground in Vancouver’s downtown has separate play zones, shade, comfortable seating, and overlook areas for parents and caregivers.

Beaver Lake

Beaver Lake enhancement

The Vancouver Park Board is restoring and enhancing Beaver Lake in Stanley Park. Get project news, details, and background information.

Cathedral Square Activation

Cathedral Square Activation

Named for the Holy Rosary Cathedral it faces, Cathedral Square is a small oasis in the eastern edge of downtown Vancouver.

China Creek North Park

China Creek North Park

The Vancouver Park Board is upgrading China Creek North Park: a new playground, staircase or accessible connection on the west hill, and pump station replacement with washroom facilities.

Clinton Park concept plan

Clinton Park Concept Plan

The Vancouver Park Board is developing a park renewal plan for part of Clinton Park to refurbish the play area and other amenities near the field house.

Creekside Park playground

Creekside Park

The Vancouver Park Board is renewing and enlarging the False Creek waterfront playground at Creekside Park, expected to open late August 2017.

Everett Crowley Outdoor Learning Project

Everett Crowley Forest Restoration and Outdoor Learning Project

The Park Board and its partners will collaborate with the community to build outdoor learning spaces in Everett Crowley Park that enhance the experiences of all park users.

The baseball diamond at Hastings Community Park, with PNE Playland in the background

Hastings Community Park little league diamond upgrade

The Vancouver Park Board is renovating the Little League Diamond at Hastings Community Park, as part of the Capital Field Upgrade Program.

Hastings Mill playground

Hastings Mill Park

The Vancouver Park Board has upgraded the playground at Hastings Mill Park in West Point Grey. The playground's new equipment and surface materials is universally accessible.

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.

Kids swinging on a swing set

Hinge Park playground improvements

The Vancouver Park Board is building new swings and a sand play area to the existing playground in Hinge Park that will be ready in May 2017.

Off-leash dog area at Hinge Park

Hinge Park temporary dog off-leash area expansion

The Vancouver Park Board is expanding the existing dog off-leash area to meet rising demand in Mount Pleasant. The expansion will be temporary because we haven't completed plans for future park space to the west of Hinge Park.

Vancouver's John Hendry Park

John Hendry (Trout Lake) Park

The Vancouver Park Board is developing a master plan for John Hendry Park and Trout Lake. Find out how you can get involved and stay up to date on plans for the park.

Jubilee Fountain at Lost Lagoon in Stanley Park

Jubilee Fountain restoration

Learn about the restoration of the Jubilee Fountain in Lost Lagoon, Stanley Park.

Love lock on the new sculpture at Queen E Park

Love Locks

Love locks sculpture dedicated to eternal love is now in the Quarry Garden in Queen Elizabeth Park.

Quilchena Skateboard Park in Vancouver

Mount Pleasant neighbourhood skateboard park

The Vancouver Park Board has secured funding for a new skateboard facility in the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood in one of two proposed locations: Jonathan Rogers Park and Robson Park. Find out how you can provide your input.

Nanaimo Park playground

Nanaimo Park

The upgraded Nanaimo Park Playground is now open. The playground features a climbing net, saucer swing, seating, old cedar logs, boulders, a sand play area, and more.

New Brighton Park Shoreline Habitat Restoration Project

New Brighton Park Shoreline Habitat Restoration Project

The Vancouver Park Board and Port Metro Vancouver are proposing to restore the shoreline in New Brighton Park. A restored salt marsh habitat would provide habitat for young fish and many types of birds.

Pandora Park

Pandora Park

The Vancouver Park Board wants to replace one or more tennis courts in Pandora Park with more green space and a new sports court for basketball.

Rehabilitation will enhance the ecology of  Renfrew Community Park

Renfrew Ravine and Renfrew Community Parks Master Plan implementation

The Vancouver Park Board is reviewing the Master Plan to identify features to implement in the first phase of renewing Renfrew Ravine Park and Renfrew Community Park.

Sunset Park and Sunset Community Centre

Sunset Park

Sunset Park is getting a master plan to renew and better connect its features. The Vancouver Park Board will review existing park features, and identify short- and long-term park improvements. Have your say in the plan: visit our open houses or take questionnaires.

Youth athletes running on a track

Track and field training facility

Developing a regulation track and field training facility is a key priority for the Vancouver Park Board and is part of the 2015-18 Capital Plan.

Completed projects

Bloedel Conservatory and Dancing Waters fountain

Bloedel Conservatory roof replacement

The acrylic panels of the iconic domed roof at Bloedel Conservatory were replaced to ensure visitors are comfortable and safe.

The restored area of Jericho Park brings nature back to the shoreline

Jericho Beach

Following reports that the Jericho Marginal Wharf facility at Jericho Beach Park was in disrepair, the Vancouver Parks Board approved a concept plan to demolish the wharf and restore the natural beach and foreshore.

Kitsilano Beach Park tennis courts

Kitsilano Beach Park tennis courts

The Vancouver Park Board has completed tennis court renovations at Kitsilano Beach. The five northern tennis courts now meet tournament standards, with new drainage and fencing.

See how we are helping pollinators

Pollinator Project

Pollinator Project to support bees and butterflies

We are working with local organizations to make Vancouver’s parks and gardens friendlier to bumble bees, honeybees, butterflies, and other pollinators. Discover projects underway in your city.

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More about the Park Board
Beaver Lake enhancementBloedel Conservatory roof replacementBrewers Park RenewalCathedral Square ActivationChina Creek North ParkClinton Park Concept PlanEverett Crowley Forest Restoration and Outdoor Learning ProjectHastings Community Park little league diamond upgradeHillcrest and Riley Park improvementsHinge Park playground improvementsHinge Park temporary dog off-leash area expansionJericho BeachJericho Pier RenewalJohn Hendry (Trout Lake) ParkJubilee Fountain restorationKitsilano Beach Park informal bike pathKitsilano Beach Park tennis courtsLove LocksMemorial South ParkMount Pleasant neighbourhood skateboard parkNew Brighton Park Shoreline Habitat Restoration ProjectPandora ParkPollinator Project to support bees and butterfliesRenfrew Ravine and Renfrew Community Parks Master Plan implementationSunset ParkTatlow and Volunteer Park Stream RestorationTrack and field training facilityVanier Park dock upgrade