Masked Parade – Mapua Junior School

Mapua Junior School put on a wonderful "masked parade" on Wednesday (Oct 30 2019) , starting from the Alberta's Golden Bear Jellyfish end of the Wharf, making a couple of "laps" so the crowd of moms dads grandparents and friends could experience the colourful creativity of masks costumes and kids.... The entire school then met [...]

Outdoor checker board

We don't know yet what the"elements" of the various recreational bits and pieces might be.....but here's one possibility that might "fit" well in a portion of waterfront park - an outdoor checkerboard (or chessboard). This photo comes from Vancouver Parks archives, and is nearly 100 years old....but....could be relaxing fun for seniors (any and all [...]

Half court Basketball at Mapua waterfront park?

Aside from wharf-jumping for a few months in the summer, what, if anything is there for teens high school age+ and young adults to do in and around Mapua Waterfront - the Wharf or waterfront park? Nothing at all actually .. if you ask teens hanging out around the wharf during school holidays and/or at [...]

Grossi Point …up next

Grossi Point Reserve : The TDC 10 year 2018-2028 plan and options for the next few years? or? Here are a few resources to start your thinking about the general themes underlying TDC's very general ideas to improve, preserve, and maintain Grossi Point  area as a recreation reserve. Over on our facebook page we're collecting pictures and posts on "the best of [...]

Ideas from Tahunanui beachfront park

If we want to make waterfront park attractive to younger teens, maybe we could take  ideas from some of the recreational elements at Tahunanui beachfront park. Here is a short clip showing some teens having fun playing aroud on  a half court basketball court.   Something like this would be easy to lay down [...]