Vancouver Parks and Recreation

415 Sixth Street
360-487-8630

About Us:

Vancouver Parks & Recreation serves the community by managing 1,600 acres of parkland, 20 miles of trails, three community centers and numerous events.

Vancouver Parks & Recreation provides recreation, camps and sports programs for Vancouver residents of all ages and manages parklands, trails and community facilities.

The department is organized around three main lines of business:

Recreation and Community Enrichment:

•Marshall/Luepke Community Center

•Firstenburg Community Center

•Vancouver Tennis Center

Parks:

•Park Design and Development

•Planning and Acquisition

•Resource Management

Recent News

Friday Night Movies in the Park 2017

The City of Vancouver is proud to present six movies at parks around the City this summer, free to you! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy big screen entertainment. All movies are family friendly. Come early to get a good spot and…

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National Arbor Day Celebration 2017

Vancouver, along with the State of Washington, celebrates Arbor Day on the second Wednesday in April. This year Vancouver celebrates 28 years as a Tree City USA, a national program that recognizes cities for their excellence in urban forestry. This…

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Columbia Tech Center Sunday Sounds 2016

The third year of our popular Sunday concert series brings free events to East Vancouver. Bring your friends and family, a picnic blanket and some lawn chairs and celebrate the summer with us!ScheduleJuly 10, 2016Stone In LoveStone in Love performs…

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Columbia Tech Center Friday Night Movies 2016

The City of Vancouver is proud to present four movies at the Columbia Tech Center Park this summer, free to you! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy big screen entertainment. All movies are family friendly. Come early to get a good spot…

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Friday Night Movies in the Park 2016

The City of Vancouver is proud to present six movies at parks around the City, free to you! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy big screen entertainment. All movies are family friendly. Come early to get a good spot and participate in…

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2015 Summer Concert Series

City of Vancouver is proud to present our 2015 Summer Concert Series in Esther Short Park (Columbia & W. 6th St.). We offer concerts twice a week throughout July and August. Each event is family friendly and a wonderful opportunity to hear some…

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Country Financial Friday Night Movies in the Park 2015

The City of Vancouver is proud to present the 2015 Friday Night Movies in the Park series! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs to your local park and enjoy big screen entertainment. All movies are family friendly. Come early to participate in…

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Halloween Ghost Train

Fee Fi Fo FunThe Stanley Park Halloween Ghost train presents Scary Fairy Tales.Scary Fairy TalesThe train has left the station and there's no turning back! You're in the deep dark woods now! Might as well just bite the apple, hang on to your…

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