Parks

Sarah Blyth is a Parks Board Commissioner who loves to blog about the great stuff happening in our green spaces and community centres.

Chinese New Year Parade in Vancouver draws Ignatieff, Chu, Louie, Jang, etc.

Can you locate amongst the celebrants pictured in the slides: 1. Councillor Kerry Jang 2. Councillor Raymond Louie 3. Education Trustee Mike Lombardi 4. Parks Comissioner Sarah Blyth 5. The Liberal...

Frozen ponds and lakes pose danger in city's parks

The Vancouver Park Board is asking would-be skaters not to venture out onto frozen lakes and ponds in city parks. Most ice is too thin to support people or even pets. Recent cold temperatures have...

Faces and places from an unforgettable year

Aw! This fuzzy friend keeps spirits up at the New Fountain Shelter. Get the scoop on all the photos inside this story.

A landmark and a BMX track: 2010 Park Board highlights

As a new year begins, I look back on the most memorable Park Board moments in 2010.

2011 began with a splash at the Polar Bear Swim

Vancouverites braved the chilly waters at Stanley Park Saturday to participate in the 91st annual Polar Bear Swim.

Jewel Box of Lights at the Bloedel Conservatory

I went to check out the Bloedel Conservatory this weekend for their ongoing event, Jewel Box of Lights. John Cooper, the Bloedel staff and the Friends of Bloedel have done an impressive job...