The city’s largest fully accessible playground—an Olympic legacy—will officially open this weekend at Kitsilano Beach Park.
Considered one of the top ten public gardens in North America, VanDusen Botanical Garden is a scenic 55-acre botanical garden – a living museum of plants collected from around the world and artistically displayed amidst rolling lawns, woodlands and five tranquil lakes.
Victoria Hill is located on the north side of the Fraser River in New Westminster. Located adjacent to Queen’s Park and Glenbrook Ravine, this neighbourhood boasts over 60 acres of stately grounds including century old forest growth, rolling landscapes and sweeping views of the Fraser River.
Vancouver has joined a long and growing list of cities and regions in North America and internationally that ban smoking in parks and on beaches. Vancouver’s ban takes effect September 1, 2010: after that smoking in all 224 parks will be prohibited.