New member: Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation, Vancouver (Canada)
Formed in 1888, the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation is the only elected body of its kind in Canada. The Park Board's mission is to provide, preserve, and advocate for parks and recreation services to benefit all people, communities, and the environment. It governs more than 230 public parks in Vancouver and a large public recreation system of community centres, pools, rinks, fitness centres, golf courses, marinas, playing fields, and more. Guided by VanPlay- Parks and Recreation Services Master Plan with a 100-year vision, 25-year outlook, and a 10-year implementation plan, the Vancouver Park Board is strongly committed to equitable delivery of excellent parks and recreation opportunities in a connected, efficient manner, which celebrates history of the land, place, and culture.