Some parks get a good score because of how they feel, and some parks accumulate a good score because of the amount of things they have for people to do. Oak Park is the latter.
With such a growing population in the area, there’s a need for an excellent community gathering space, and we think Ash stands a good chance of filling that need.
There’s not too much to Riverview: it’s a big sloping park, with a playground in one corner and a bunch of trees dotted around the green space. But it’s all done extremely well.
There are good bones here, and with the park board committing to an upgrade, (including new playgrounds and a washroom) there’s potential it could become a top-tier tiny park.
One of the parks created in Vancouver at a time when the city decided Marpole’s amenities were lacking, Ebisu has a curious split structure.
Marpole is underwhelming, and so are its parks.
This sprawling park just off Cambie and 59th is another example of how large parks in south Vancouver seem to be only half thought out.
There’s a covered picnic table, rare in a city that doesn’t prioritize them, a few benches, and the only beach volleyball courts in the south side of the city.
If you’re interested in a picnic date next to a bridge, a river and about 200 buses, it’s for you.