ⓘ Category:Urban public parks in Canada

Urban parks in Canada

Urban parks in Canada are areas for public recreation and enjoyment or natural preservation in cities in Canada. They are often owned and operated by municipal governments and so are usually called municipal parks, and sometimes regional parks depending on the parks features and local government structure. The amount of total park space per person and as percentage of total land in Canadian cities varies substantially. Many Canadian cities are located near large provincial and national parks, and other rural areas such as "cottage country" which also provide recreation areas for urban dwel ...

Gage Park, Brampton

Gage Park is an urban park in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. It is Bramptons oldest municipal park, originally opened in 1903. The park offers floral gardens, a gazebo, large trees, a fountain, trails for rollerblading and jogging, a childrens play area, a wading pool, and summer evening concerts. Ice skating on the temperature-controlled skating trail is a popular wintertime activity.

Riverside Park (Kamloops)

Riverside Park is a park in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada that encompasses a beach next to a river. The park is bordered by the Thompson River and Landsdowne Street. There is a monument in the park that indicates the height to which four different floods reached throughout the history of the park. Riverside Park also includes a water park. There is an 11 PM curfew at the park, but it is not normally enforced. In 1885, the site that would eventually become the park was used as a campsite by Chinese Canadians from Savonas Ferry working on the Canadian Pacific Railway. When members of th ...

Sylvan Lake Park

Sylvan Lake Park, previously Sylvan Lake Provincial Park, is an urban park in the Town of Sylvan Lake on the southern shore of Sylvan Lake in central Alberta, Canada. Prior to early 2018, it existed a provincial park for 38 years until its ownership was transferred to the Town of Sylvan Lake. The park averages 761.223 visitors every July and August.

Victoria Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Victoria Park is an urban park on Spring Garden Road in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, across from the Halifax Public Gardens. The North British Society erected various monuments and statues: Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott and William Alexander, 1st Earl of Stirling. At the south end of the park Sidney Culverwell Oland created a fountain in memory of his wife Linda Oland 1966.

Victoria Park, Truro, Nova Scotia

Situated along a hill occupying the southern edge of the Salmon River valley near the towns southeastern boundary, the park is dominated by Lepper Brook, which joins the Salmon River downstream from the park near the towns business district. Within the park, the northward flowing Lepper Brook follows a dramatic gorge which is carved out of the hill and features two waterfalls Joseph Howe Falls and Waddell Falls. Except for a small developed area at its northern edge, the park is heavily forested with old-growth trees and features unique geological features including a fault line.

Wascana Centre

Wascana Centre is a 930-hectare urban park built around Wascana Lake in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, established in 1912 with a design from renowned architect Thomas Mawson. The park is designed around the Saskatchewan Legislative Building and Wascana Lake. High-profile features include the University of Regina, Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Conexus Arts Centre, Saskatchewan Science Centre, and CBC Regional Broadcast Centre. Wascana Centre brings together lands and buildings owned by the City of Regina, University of Regina, and Province of Saskatchewan. The park is located immediately south ...


Como Lake Park (British Columbia)

Como Lake Park is a small park in Coquitlam, British Columbia. Como Lake is located in the center of the park and is surrounded by a one-kilometer-long trail.


Glen Park (Coquitlam)

Glen Park is an urban park in the Town Centre area of Coquitlam, British Columbia. It contains a picnic area, park trails, playground, ball diamond, and fenced dog park. Starting in 2012, 16.7 acre Park went through 508.000 $upgrade in part to support all high density design happening in the region. In the course of modernization of the citys controversial cut down many trees in the Park.