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Improving our parks, beaches, and trails

Improving parks and beaches in Vancouver - Renfrew Ravine

The Vancouver Park Board and City are continually working to ensure parks, trails, and recreation facilities are:

  • Designed and well-maintained to meet community needs
  • Meet future population growth 

Learn about projects that sustain and grow our green spaces

Beaconsfield Park

Creating new parks

The Vancouver Park Board continually expands the park and recreation system to meet future population growth. Find out which park areas are currently being created.

Creekway Park

Improving existing parks

The Vancouver Park Board works to ensure that parks and recreation facilities are properly designed and well-maintained to meet community needs. Find out which parks are being improved or redeveloped.

Musqueam Park trail

Creating and improving trails

Learn how the City and Vancouver Park Board are creating and improving trails to enhance safety and provide means of travel by foot, bike, and horse.

Second Beach concession

Concession strategy

The Vancouver Park Board is developing a strategy to identify opportunities to provide improved and diverse food and beverage experiences at its concessions.

Woman and girl on beach with a brown and a white dog playing in the water

People, Parks, and Dogs strategy

People, Parks, and Dogs, a strategy for sharing Vancouver parks, will provide a framework for well-planned and designed parks that accommodate all park users and minimize conflict. Learn more and find out how to provide feedback.

Playground at Trout Lake

Renewing playgrounds

Find out what playgrounds are being replaced and removed by the Vancouver Park Board in 2016 and beyond.

VanSplash logo

VanSplash Aquatics Strategy

Dive into the future of aquatics in Vancouver! Sign up for an update to find out what’s next in fall 2017.

Two kayakers on the water at sunset

On Water: Waterway Recreation Strategy

The Park Board is exploring how to improve non-motorized boating opportunities throughout the city.

Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation development standards

Park Development Standards

Select the documents you would like to download from the Park Board Development Standard document selection.

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More about the Park Board
Creating new parksImproving existing parksCreating and improving trailsConcession strategyPeople, Parks, and Dogs strategyRenewing playgroundsVanSplash Aquatics StrategyOn Water: Waterway Recreation StrategyPark Development Standards