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.
2099 Beach Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4
Connecting people to green space, active living, and community
September 20 2022 - We are disappointed to announce that this year’s Halloween-themed Ghost Train will not be going ahead due to mechanical issues.
September 15 2022 - We're pleased to announce the return of The Canine Library, a unique event taking place on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at John Hendry Park.
September 12 2022 - VanDusen Botanical Garden is excited to present Harvest Days, a celebration of the gorgeous fall season and autumn’s bounty.