Woman and girl on beach with a brown and a white dog playing in the water

People, Parks, and Dogs: A strategy for sharing Vancouver's parks

We adopted the People, Parks, and Dogs Strategy to help create safe and engaging park spaces for people with and without dogs.

Follow our progress

  1. Oct 2017Strategy adopted
  2. Spring 2018Sunset Park: upgraded
    dog off-leash area open
  3. Fall 2018Renfrew Park: new
    dog off-leash area open


Dogs for the environment

Dogs for the Environment

Would you like to see a positive change at your dog off-leash area? Find out how you can become an off-leash dog park steward!


View our background documents and key project information including the 2012 guidelines for off-leash areas.