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OneCard

Archived - May 27OneCard’s universal access increases participation and recreation program uptake across the city

Vancouverites are staying active and having fun in record numbers, says a recent report on the Park Board’s new OneCard.

Aerial view of downtown Vancouver

Archived - May 26City invites entries for inaugural Urban Design Awards

Celebrate design excellence in our city. Submit your entry for our inaugural Urban Design Awards.

Rupert Park Pitch and Putt

Archived - May 26The First Tee gets permanent home at Vancouver pitch and putt

The First Tee, a unique program that uses golf to teach youth core values such as perseverance, respect and honesty, has found a new home at an east Vancouver golf course.

Contact Creekside Community Centre

Archived - May 23Community centres offer all day programming during teachers’ strike

Vancouver Park Board community centres are responding to the BC Teachers’ Federation rotating one-day strikes by offering day long programming on Monday, May 26 at 13 community centres.

Dog in park

Archived - May 22Please don't leave pets unattended in cars in warm weather

As the weather gets warmer, take care of your pet by not leaving it in the car when you’re out together. Even in the shade with the windows partly open, the inside temperature in a car can quickly rise high enough to seriously harm or even kill your pet.

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.

Chickadee © Jay Black

Archived - May 10The Black-capped Chickadee named Vancouver's City Bird for 2015

For the last four weeks, six resident Vancouver birds have been vying for votes in Vancouver's first City Bird competition. Over 704,000 votes were cast in the online poll, and the Black-capped Chickadee won with 39% support (277,924 votes).

Pop-Up City Hall logo

Archived - May 08Vancouver launches Pop-Up City Hall

Today the City launched the Pop-Up City Hall program, a mobile City Hall that provides easy access to key municipal services in different Vancouver neighbourhoods.

Park Board office in Stanley Park

Archived - May 06Statement from Park Board Chair on commencement of legal action against Riley Park Hillcrest Community Association

There has been significant public concern expressed to the Park Board regarding alleged irregularities in the conduct of business at the Riley Park Hillcrest Community Association. The Park Board has requested information from the Association to assess the situation

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