Sarah Blyth Feed https://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/133 en Polar Bear Swim and street soccer: Sarah Blyth's rocking new year https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/thescene/2012/01/01/polar-bear-swim-and-street-soccer-sarah-blyths-rocking-new-year Sarah Blyth of the Vancouver parks board is once again braving the cold waters to ring in the new year. The Scene alan bates Denman Street English Bay PHS Polar Bear Swim portland hotel society Vancouver Park Board West End Mon, 02 Jan 2012 07:04:00 +0000 Sarah Blyth 10227 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com A wet game of hockey for the food bank https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/thescene/2011/02/12/wet-game-hockey-food-bank City officials including Police Chief Jim Chu, media and other local celebrity types played a game of hockey in the pouring rain today to raise funds and awareness for the Vancouver food bank. The Scene Sports Charity Gregor Robertson Hockey street hockey Vancouver City Hall Vancouver Food Bank Vancouver Police Chief Jim Chu Vancouver rain Sun, 13 Feb 2011 13:01:00 +0000 Sarah Blyth 6311 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Chinese New Year Parade in Vancouver draws Ignatieff, Chu, Louie, Jang, etc. https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/parks/2011/02/06/chinese-new-year-parade-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... Parks City Chinese New Year Kerry Jang michael ignatieff Raymond Louie Sarah Blyth Vancouver Police Chief Jim Chu year of the rabbit Mon, 07 Feb 2011 09:00:00 +0000 Sarah Blyth 6253 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Sarah Blyth's North Vancouver street soccer tournament portfolio https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/2011/01/10/sarah-blyths-north-vancouver-street-soccer-tournament-portfolio Fresh from the beach, where they were searching for potential logs to carve, and before getting warm with coffee, Sarah Blyth and the Portland FC, a soccer team made up of men and women who are...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/2011/01/10/sarah-blyths-north-vancouver-street-soccer-tournament-portfolio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> City aboriginal at risk Homeless North Vancouver Street Soccer Tournament Portland FC Sarah Blyth Soccer Tue, 11 Jan 2011 02:47:00 +0000 Sarah Blyth 5992 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Faces and places from an unforgettable year https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/parks/2011/01/04/faces-and-places-unforgettable-year Aw! This fuzzy friend keeps spirits up at the New Fountain Shelter. Get the scoop on all the photos inside this story. <p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/parks/2011/01/04/faces-and-places-unforgettable-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Parks City Life BMX track Gregor Robertson Hillcrest Park homeless world cup Jack Layton Kensington Park Vancouver Street Soccer Wed, 05 Jan 2011 01:01:00 +0000 Sarah Blyth 5943 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com A landmark and a BMX track: 2010 Park Board highlights https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/parks/2011/01/02/landmark-and-bmx-track-2010-park-board-highlights As a new year begins, I look back on the most memorable Park Board moments in 2010. <p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/parks/2011/01/02/landmark-and-bmx-track-2010-park-board-highlights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Parks City Life Bloedel Conservatory Friends of VanDusen homeless world cup Kensington Skate Park Leeside Olympic Legacy Park board Street Soccer League Mon, 03 Jan 2011 01:16:00 +0000 Sarah Blyth 5932 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com 2011 began with a splash at the Polar Bear Swim https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/parks/2011/01/02/2011-began-splash-polar-bear-swim Vancouverites braved the chilly waters at Stanley Park Saturday to participate in the 91st annual Polar Bear Swim. Parks City Life 2011 new year's Polar Bear Swim Stanley Park Mon, 03 Jan 2011 00:31:00 +0000 Sarah Blyth 5931 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Jewel Box of Lights at the Bloedel Conservatory https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/parks/2010/12/20/jewel-box-lights-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... Parks City Bloedel Conservatory Holiday Events Jewel Box of Lights Vancouver Christmas Tue, 21 Dec 2010 03:18:00 +0000 Sarah Blyth 5847 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver Street Soccer League holds its first tournament https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/parks/2010/12/06/vancouver-street-soccer-league-holds-its-first-tournament The Vancouver Street Soccer league held its first tournament last Saturday. It was a perfect day to christen the&nbsp; new turf field at Memorial South Field (at Fraser &amp; 41st). Six teams...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/parks/2010/12/06/vancouver-street-soccer-league-holds-its-first-tournament" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Parks News Sports City Andrea Reimer Good for Grapes homeless world cup Mayor Gregor Robertson North Shore Sheild Portland Phoenix Soccer Street Soccer League Tue, 07 Dec 2010 02:07:00 +0000 Sarah Blyth 5681 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Kensington Skate Park officially opens Saturday, July 17 https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/parks/2010/07/12/kensington-skate-park-officially-opens-saturday-july-17 The new skate park at Kensington Park will officially open on Saturday, July 17 from 11am to 1pm. The event will include a ribbon cutting, cake, skateboard demonstrations by local skaters and a... Parks Kensington Park parks Sarah Blyth skateboarding Tue, 13 Jul 2010 07:33:00 +0000 Sarah Blyth 4452 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com