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This urban park is notable for its immense douglas fir, western hemlock, cedar, poplar and maple groves. Central Park is similar to the magnificent rainforests that once dominated North America's west coast. Founded in1891 this century-
Central Park is a popular place for many outdoor recreational activities. Jogging trails, a pitch-
A Korean War Memorial erected by the citizens of Korea to honor Canadian soldiers is located in the west side of the park, close to Boundary road.
Anchoring the park is Swangard Stadium, a Burnaby landmark and a former home for the Vancouver Whitecaps soccer team. The Stadium located at the northwest corner of Central Park is host to for many sporting, cultural, corporate and fundraising events.
Central Park was once a naval reserve set aside as a source of masts and spars for ships of the Royal Navy. The park was named to honour Mrs. David Oppenheimer, the wife of Vancouver's second mayor, who was born in New York City.
The park is located on the Vancouver-
Central Park's primary attraction is the large proportion of its land reserved as a well-