Family Parks

Greater Vernon Recreation will host a pop-up spray park at Kin Park (beside Kal Tire Place) Monday to Friday from 4-7 p.m. through to September beginning Monday, July 25. (Black Press file photo)

Vernon cools down with pop-up spray parks

The park will be located at Kin Park beside Kal Tire Place Monday to Friday, 4-7 p.m., starting July 25

 

Work is nearly complete on the new Civic Memorial Park on 37th Avenue, site of the former Vernon Civic Arena. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

New Vernon park nears completion

Civic Memorial Park is going up on the site of the old Vernon Civic Arena

 

A carving by Métis artist John Sayer looks out at Little Mountain Park in Salmon Arm. Some of the faces are Indigenous and some are of European descent in keeping with his heritage. Sayer carves with students at Salmon Arm’s Storefront School and students helped attach them with ceramic nails so as not to harm the trees. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

Carvings bring new perspective, watchful eyes to Shuswap park

Look up, look way up, if you wish to see new faces along the trails of popular Salmon Arm park

 

The former Vernon Civic Arena site on 37th Avenue will, for sure, be turned into a park. (Morning Star - file photo)

As planned, park will grace former Vernon Civic Arena site

Pause on planning park and possible consideration of mixed-use element defeated at council

The former Vernon Civic Arena site on 37th Avenue will, for sure, be turned into a park. (Morning Star - file photo)
Lavington resident Dave Pope chained himself to a tree in the park across from the local elementary school Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in protest against use of park space for the construction of a child care facility. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

COLDSTREAM: Petition against new Lavington daycare up for discussion

District of Coldstream councillors to consider petition signed by 184 area and non-area residents

Lavington resident Dave Pope chained himself to a tree in the park across from the local elementary school Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in protest against use of park space for the construction of a child care facility. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Beasley Park playground is taking shape in Lake Country with some fun new additions. (District photo)

New North Okanagan playground in the works

Beasley Park playground is taking shape in the district

Beasley Park playground is taking shape in Lake Country with some fun new additions. (District photo)
Andrew Frederick cleans up garbage in Girourd Park while school was out of session this spring. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Youth gives Vernon park a COVID clean

Girourd Park was a mess before Andrew Frederick moved to the area

Andrew Frederick cleans up garbage in Girourd Park while school was out of session this spring. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
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