With its lush forests, rushing streams, sandy beaches and mountain views, the Parks Department is a key player in maintaining the District’s unique setting and quality of life.
The Department maintains neighbourhood, community and natural parkland for every type of sport and recreation enthusiast. Hiking and walking are our number one activity in Parks.
Residents and visitors can enjoy Sechelt’s 30 Municipal parks, 13 streetscapes, Civic Square, 9 playgrounds, 27 trails and pedestrian access ways, 47 beach accesses, 4 Multi-use sports fields, 7 softballl diamonds, 2 tennis courts, 1 basketball court, and 1 skateboard park.
Individual park information sheets are available for download on the Parks & Green Spaces webpage. A booklet containing information sheets on all 30 Municipal parks is also available (click on image to the right).
Please refer to our parks quicklinks for additional information on our sites including addresses and related amenities.
The Parks department also provide and maintain over 80 garbage receptacles, 28 doggie bag dispensers, 4 washrooms facilities, and over 100 dedicated park benches, picnic tables, and trees.
The area’s rugged surroundings offer mountain biking, triathlons, kayaking, bird watching, golf, cross country skiing, scuba diving, and ocean fishing, attracting visitors from around the world.
Sechelt has a multitude of beach accesses; all 47 are now listed in our Beach Access Brochure and listed on our beach accesses page. As well, Sechelt has allocated a number of parks and fields as off-leash dog parks. With responsible dog ownership guidelines, these areas are enjoyed by resident and dog alike. For a list of Off-Leash Dog Parks, go to the Off-Leash Parks page.
Park booking for both sport activities and special events can be made by application to the District of Sechelt. Please see the Events & Facility booking page.