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Vancouver's Playbook: a plan for the future of our parks and recreation

The Vancouver Park Board is developing Vancouver’s Playbook, a new plan to guide how we create vibrant, parks and recreation over the next 25 years.

Vancouver is home to world-class parks and recreation, and our population is growing and changing.

It’s essential we look to the future to protect and improve parks and recreation across the city.  

VanPlay is a year-long conversation with you, our staff, partners, stakeholders, and experts to make this the best plan it can be.

Discover what we have accomplished so far

Explore our past VanPlay events to find more information and reports on the future of parks and recreation.

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VanPlay Community Dialogue

Join Park Board Commissioners, staff, and fellow residents for an evening discussion on the future of parks and recreation in Vancouver.

VanPlay Community Dialogue: Downtown 

November 29, 2017, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre

We will focus on big questions such as: "How would you like the Park Board to provide recreation, such as arts, culture, spaces, and facilities, in the downtown core of Vancouver?"

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Follow our progress

  1. May – Aug 2017 Discovery
  2. Sep – Nov 2017Direction: Urban core
  3. Jan – Mar 2018 Direction: city-wide
    and growth areas
  4. May – June 2018 Draft plan and celebrate


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