Parks & Leisure Services
Community Development, Parks & Recreation Services
The Community Development, Parks & Recreation Services (CDPR) division's role is to ensure planning and coordination of resources in the management and development of parks, facility operations and delivery of recreation and cultural services in addition to providing opportunities that build individual, neighbourhood and community capacity by connecting citizens and groups, sharing information, developing resources and facilitating planning that supports community-driven efforts to build community capacity and assets.
The Parks & Leisure Services Division consists of three departments:
1. The Community Services Department:
The Community Services department is comprised of the following function areas:
- Arts & Culture
- Festivals and Special Events
- Neighbourhood Development
- Volunteer Services
- Senior Services
- Youth Services
This department acts as a liaison and provides support to the Arts Council and the Ridge Meadows Seniors Society in the operation of facilities, programs and services at the ACT, the Ridge Meadows Seniors Centre and the new Pitt Meadows Seniors Centre.
2. Parks & Facilities
The Parks & Facilities department, in cooperation with the Recreation department, provides operational services to a number of public meeting and activity facilities, including the Leisure Centre, Greg Moore Youth Centre, Pitt Meadows Family Recreation Centre, South Bonson Community Centre, Whonnock Lake Community Centre and two outdoor pools. Customer service functions include facility/arena and park bookings.
Services include delivering recreation and education programs through drop-in or pre-registered delivery models. A number of community services are also provided, such as recreation access programs and community planning tables for healthy community initiatives. Customer service functions include program registration/membership and admission processing.
- Art Programs
- Aquatics / Swimming Programs & Services
- Children's Programs & Services
- Health & Wellness Programs & Services
- Recreation Access and Financial Assistance Programs & Services
- Skating Programs & Services
- Sport & Fitness Programs & Services
- Youth Programs