Stanley Park Seawall in autumn

Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation

The Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation looks after 250 public parks and beaches, VanDusen Botanical Garden, Bloedel Conservatory and a large public recreation system of community centres, pools, rinks, fitness centres, golf courses, street trees, marinas, sports fields, and playgrounds.

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

Situated on the unceded territories of the Coast Salish Nation, the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), we recognize the institution's colonial history and upholds a strong commitment to reconciliation and decolonization through greenspaces.

Read the Park Board's 10 Goals to Shape the Next 25 Years

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Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4

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Latest news

Mountain views and brews at new Kitsilano Concession pop-up patio

June 14 2024 - The Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation is excited to announce the launch of a pop-up patio and alcohol service at Kitsilano Pool Concession.

Vancouver Park Board launches alcohol sales at pitch and putt courses

June 13 2024 - The Park Board is pleased to announce the official launch of alcohol sales at Queen Elizabeth Pitch and Putt and Stanley Park Pitch and Putt.

Park Board approves exciting vision for Vancouver’s sport fields

June 11 2024 - Vancouver’s sport field system has been given a boost following unanimous approval of a 10-year Sport Field Strategy by the Park Board.

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