Adopt-A-Park Programs

Volunteering During the COVID-19 Pandemic

To protect the health of staff and the public, please note that only the Adopt-A-Trail program is operating at this time.

Some of the requirements and procedures have been modified to encourage participation and ensure distancing. Please email the program coordinator or call 604-927-6312 for information.

Volunteer Today

Our Adopt-A-Park programs are for residents of all ages who are interested in being stewards of our community’s parks including our:

  • little sports libraries
  • pollinators (bees and butterflies)
  • sports dugouts and benches
  • trails

Businesses, community organizations, schools, families or individuals can all become volunteers. Interested in joining our Adopt-A-Park program? Email Park Spark for more information.

Available Programs

The Adopt-A-Park program is full of possibilities. Check out the links below to learn more about the different ways you can get involved:

  • Adopt-a-Bench
  • Adopt-a-Dugout
  • Adopt-a-Little Library
  • Adopt-a-Pollinator Hotel
  • Adopt-a-Sports Library
  • Adopt-a-Trail

Perks

  • All materials and equipment are provided by the City
  • A chance to enjoy volunteer events throughout the City
  • Recognition in the community with plaques and signs

Liability & Safety

All volunteers must be registered with the City and have a successfully completed a Police Information Check. Volunteer activity logs must be up to date and accurate.

Safety Standards

  • Any person under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Have access to a phone. Carry a cell phone and/or know where there are accessible phones along your route in case of an emergency
  • Park fixture should not be ‘fixed’ or changed in anyway without coordinator approval
  • Report all accidents and injuries immediately to the City Coordinator
  • Stay out of park during storms or high winds
  • Wear gloves, safety vests, suitable footwear and appropriately dress for the weather

First Aid Form

The First Aid form (PDF) must be filled out in the event of an injury.

Activity Log

Report your volunteer work via our online Activity Log form.