The pizza oven is one of the big reasons that Beaconsfield, just south of Grandview Highway and Slocan, is a touch above most “fields and playground” parks in the city.
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#33: Creekside Park
Go to Creekside, and you’ll understand a little bit why this city entrances — and why this exact spot was designed as one of its main selling points.
#34: West Point Grey Park
Outside of Stanley, it’s one of only six parks in the city with washrooms, tennis and basketball courts, fields for baseball and general sports, and a playground.
#35: Trafalgar Park
There are a few non-destination neighbourhood parks in the city that are a bit more extensive, or slightly more vibrant, but it’s hard to find much wrong with Trafalgar — and a lot to find that’s good.
#36: Mount Pleasant Park
It’s a solid B+ park, one filled on many sunny summer days, a food truck across the street, a bike share station next to the entrance, the epitome of a pleasant time in a pleasant neighbourhood.
#37: Hadden Park
What makes Hadden special? Chiefly, it’s the amount of interesting things packed into a relatively small area.
#38: George Park
George Park isn’t going to wow anybody on first impression — but it’s quietly one of the best small inland parks in the city.
#39: Jonathan Rogers Park
Say you enjoyed beer and lived in Mt. Pleasant, and say you enjoyed a relaxing afternoon at Jonathan Rogers Park. But then I repeat myself.
#40: Harbour Green Park
If Harbour Green feels like a weird whiplash of things in a single park, well, Vancouver is a weird whiplash of a city.
#41: Renfrew Community Park
Renfrew Community is one of those places that is more a laundry list of things you can do than a fully integrated park, but those things are all very solid.