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Stanley Park Seawall in autumn with the Vancouver Park Board logo in the foreground

Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation

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It’s batter up at the newly named Richard Saunders Field

August 3 2016 - Newly renovated Richard Saunders Field opens in time for 2016 Little League Canadian Championship tournament starting August 4 to 13.

Park Board sprayer

Battle of the bugs: Vancouver Park Board uses microscopic worm to fight chafer beetle pests

July 28 2016 - We're treating 31 sports fields with nematodes — microscopic roundworms that seek out and kill chafer beetle grubs — starting this week.

Brooklyn Bridge pop-up pool

Vancouver Park Board one step closer to installing pop-up pool

July 26 2016 - Our first ever pop-up pool will provide you with more places to take a dip. It's slated to open in summer 2017 at a neighbourhood without an outdoor pool.

VanSplash Aquatics Strategy

Vancouver Park Board launches VanSplash consultation and "quick start" pop-up pool

July 21 2016 - We're looking at introducing innovative swimming options for residents, including a "pop-up" pool. Find out more.

Park Board members

Park Board Commissioners

The Park Board ensures that Vancouver parks and recreation remains accessible and sustainable.

Park Board decisions

Park Board meetings and decisions

Find dates, agendas, reports, and live-streamed video for upcoming Park Board meetings, and minutes and on-demand video from past meetings.

World-class parks for all

Parks, gardens, and beaches

Visit one of our stunning parks, gardens, and beaches. Rain or shine, our city's physical splendour can inspire and soothe you.

Community centres and facilities

Facilities and schedules

Find Vancouver sports fields, courts, golf courses, ice rinks, fitness centres, pools, water parks, marinas, community centres, and gyms.

Park stewardship through strategic planning

Park Board Strategic Plan presentation from June 27, 2012 

The Park Board is updating its strategic plan that describes the long-term vision for the parks system. Learn more about the process and the plan.

Strategic Plan

The Park Board's mission

To provide, preserve, and advocate for parks and recreation services to benefit all people, communities, and the environment.

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Contact the Park Board

Location and mailing address

General Manager,
Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation Administration Office
2099 Beach Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4

General inquiries

pbcomments@vancouver.ca  

Meeting information

Phone: 604-257-8158

pbmeetings@vancouver.ca

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