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Parks

Pigeon Park Fence Removal Celebration Next Week

It has been many months since Pigeon Park went under the knife. It seems like just yesterday we approved the funding and now it's done. How wild is that. I work in the neighbourhood so I go by...

Vancouver Park Board Proposes Service and Program Changes to Meet 2010 Budget Shortfall

The Vancouver Park Board has proposed a range of service and program changes to address a $2.8 million operating budget shortfall for 2010. The changes are part of a strategy to meet the $60 million...

Local Elementary Schools Recognized for Student Particiaption in Park Activities

October 20, 2009 - The Vancouver Park Board announced today that on October 21 Carleton, Livingstone and Nightingale Elementary Schools will celebrate their Active Adventure Passport participation at...

Community Centres equipped with 50" Flat-screen Plasma TVs

Community Centres equipped to become Community Living Rooms during the Olympics As the Olympics draw near, the City of Vancouver and Park Board are looking to open up the Olympic experience to...

Open House - Grandview Park Improvements

September 28, 2009 (No. 54). The Park Board is planning improvements to Grandview Park. Residents are invited to an open house to share their ideas about how they currently use the park, what they...

Park Board Chair announces retirement of General Manager Susan Mundick

September 15 , 2009 (No. 52) - Raj Hundal, Chair of the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation announced today he has accepted a letter of retirement from General Manager Susan Mundick. “Susan has...

Soccer for the homeless

One of the highlights of the week for New Fountian Homeless Shelter residents, staff and volunteers is on Sundays we play street soccer. Each Sunday, Leo, our bus driver, comes to pick us up at 9:15...

Olympic rinks ready to go

Last week Vancouver Park Commissioners were able to check out Killarney and Trout Lake's brand new Olympic rinks. During the Olympics these rinks will be used by athletes for practice for the games....

Happy birthday, Kits pool

The Kits pool 30th Birthday was a blast. It was a beautiful day to celebrate one of Park Boards greatest recreational facilities. The pool was packed, as is usual on sunny days. There was a massive...
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