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Our outdoor heritage

Item is a documentary film documenting Vancouver's parks in 1940. This film names Vancouver the "Playground City of the North West" and contains footage of Stanley Park, Connaught Park, Douglas Park, Devonshire Park, Shaughnessy Park, Memorial West Park, Memorial South Park, Almond Park, Hastings Community Park, Grandview Park, Trout Lake, Queen Elizabeth Park, Tatlow Park, Thornton Park, Hadden Park, Burrard View Park, Maple Grove Park, Sunset Nursery, Victory Square Park, Beaver Lake Park as well as Vancouver's beaches including English Bay, Kitsilano Beach, Second Beach, Spanish Banks and Locarno Beach. The film also features Stanley Park including footage of typical scenes at the entrance and causeway, the Administration Offices of the parks system, primeval forest scenes, blossom time in the rockeries and gardens, Lost Lagoon, Prospect Point, Lions Gate Bridge, the totem poles and a view of Stanley park from afar. As well, the film documents the locations of the free swimming classes provided by Vancouver?s newspapers at Lumberman?s Arch Pool, Kitsilano Pool, New Brighton Pool and Maple Grove Pool. Vancouver?s playgrounds are also documented with footage of children playing in the playgrounds at Memorial South Playground, Norquay Playground, Robson Playground and McLean Playground. In addition, this film documents a variety of recreational activities that take place in Vancouver?s parks including swimming, sunbathing, boating, diving, folk dancing, tennis, golfing (at Fraser Golf Course), walking, lawn bowling, horse-shoe pitching, model yacht racing, cricket, playing games, enjoying the park's fauna and flora (in both summer and autumn), picnicking and having BBQs. Special events such as symphonies, Dress-up Day, the Annual Sandbox Contest, and the annual Soap-box Derby are also documented.

Our people at play

Item is a documentary film documenting people participating in recreational activities in Vancouver's parks. The recreational activities shown in the film include tennis, lacrosse, cricket, baseball, soccer, golf, lawn bowling, ice skating, rugby, football, field hockey, sunbathing, swimming, children's finger painting, ballet dancing, boys' woodworking, girls' arts and crafts, girls' indoor basketball, bingo, bag piping, and dancing. The film also documents the free archery instruction that was offered by the Park Board Commissioners as well as several Stanley Park feature activities such as the Stanley Park Miniature Railway, Theatre Under the Stars and Opera in the Malkin Bowl.

Vancouver Centennial Commission sports program photographs [album]

File consists of photographs and some ephemeral material, such as pamphlets, invitations, and programs, relating to Centennial sports and recreational events that were arranged into a photograph album.
Includes photographs and ephemera relating to the following events:

  • [Tillicum dropping the puck at a hockey event with Canuck Stan Smyl and a Calgary Flame player] (2011-010.1582)
  • Provincial Girls Curling Championships, February 12-16 (2011-010.1583 to 2011-010.1584)
  • High School Provincial Tennis Table Championships, February 28-March 1 (2011-010.1585)
  • Centennial Skateboard Competition, March 31-April 3 (2011-010.1586 to 2011-010.1587)
  • Kerrisdale / Point Grey Pee Wee Ice Hockey Tournament, March 28-31 (2011-010.1588 to 2011-010.1590)
  • Western Division Synchronized Swimming Championship (2011-010.1591)
  • [The Blush is Beautiful Ski to Sea Relay Race, April 15] (2011-010.1592 to 2011-010.1593)
  • B.C. Masters Swimming Championship, April 19-20 (2011-010.1594)
  • Vancouver Oldtimers Ice Hockey Tournament, April 25-May 7 (2011-010.1595 to 2011-010.1596)
  • National Masters Badminton Championships, April 30 to May 3 (2011-010.1597)
  • Dive Canada International, May 2-4 (2011-010.1598 to 2011-010.1599)
  • Canada Squash Championships, May 1-6 (2011-010.1600)
  • Ethnic Communities Volleyball Tournament, May 5-June 11 (2011-010.1601 to 2011-010.1602)
  • Centennial Handicap, May 11 (2011-010.1603 to 2011-010.1605)
  • Centennial Rugby Festival, May 11-13 (2011-010.1606 to 2011-010.1607)
  • Canadian Weightlifting Championships, May 17-18 (2011-010.1608)
  • Run for Light, May 30 (2011-010.1609 to 2011-010.1610)
  • Okanagan Express Relay Race, June 6-8 (2011-010.1611 to 2011-010.1614)
  • Centennial Mixed Pairs Lawn Bowling Championship, June 10-August 26 (2011-010.1615 to 2011-010.1616)
  • Harry Jerome Track Classic, June 10 (2011-010.1617 to 2011-010.1618); Vancouver Centennial Women's Golf Tournament, June 12 (2011-010.1619 to 2011-010.1620)
  • Southlands Summer Show '86, June 20-22 (2011-010.1621 to 2011-010.1624)
  • Super Socco Youth Basketball Tournament, June 24 to 28 (2011-010.1625 to 2011-010.1627)
  • Vancouver Clay Court Tennis Championships, July 14-19 (2011-010.1628 to 2011-010.1630)
  • Centennial 'Best Ever' Field Hockey Tournament, July 19-20 (2011-010.1631 to 2011-010.1633)
  • BC Lions Centennial Salute, July 19 (2011-010.1634 to 2011-010.1636)
  • Canadians Centennial Night, July 22 (2011-010.1637 to 2011-010.1639)
  • West Indian Reunion, July 21-26 (2011-010.1640 to 2011-010.1642)
  • Sports Action program, July 23 to September 2 (2011-010.1643 to 2011-010.1645)
  • Vancouver Centennial Triathlon, July 26 (2011-010.1646 to 2011-010.1648)
  • Goldie Oldie Netball Festival, July 27-August 2 (2011-010.1649 to 2011-010.1651)
  • Canadian Slowpitch Championship for the Deaf, July 31- August 31 (2011-010.1652 to 2011-010.1654)
  • Bison Baseball Provincial Championship, August 1-4 (2011-010.1655)
  • International Practical Shooting Championships, August 2-9 (2011-010.1656)
  • National Horseshoe Pitching Championships, August 8-10 (2011-010.1657)
  • IYRU World Women's Sailing Championships, August 16-22 (2011-010.1658 to 2011-010.1659)
  • Canadian Lawnbowling Championships, August 17-22 (2011-010.1660)
  • National Women's Softball Championships, August 19-25 (2011-010.1661 to 2011-010.1663)
  • Centennial Slowpitch (DEL) Tournament, September 12-14 (2011-010.1664 to 2011-010.1666)
  • World Veterans Road Running Championships, October 4-5 (2011-010.1667 to 2011-010.1668)
  • Arts 20 Relay Race, October 23 (2011-010.1669 to 2011-010.1672)

Ephemeral items have been assigned item numbers 2011-010.1830 to 2011-010.1833.

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