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. https://vimeo.com/289375048   Something like this would be easy to lay down [...]

Best Practise in foreshore parks-playgrounds – Kitsilano in YVR

https://vimeo.com/228287025   If a picture is worth 1000 words then a video says it all! This little clip from a day I spent at Vancouver's Kisilano beach shows the "ambience" that we can create  for Mapua's Waterfront Park . Magical sounds of children playing, families picnicking , moms and dads watching carefully but enjoying the [...]

Parks and Recreation -where to from here?

August 14 is the deadline for submissions on TDC's Options for the Future document for Mapua's Waterfront. Hearings are next week, deliberations and decisions some time later. So, where to from here? I'm hoping that TDC will endorse and commit to a vibrant play ground/recreational space for MApua's waterfront park . Beyond hoping, I'm also [...]