Parks & Trails
Watson Glen Park is located at the corner of Cumberland and Tyson Avenues beside the Twin Rinks Arena. The park is 11.12 hectares and includes a walking trail around the perimeter. This park offers a playground area for kids of all ages, tennis courts, a ball hockey pad, a baseball field, change rooms, washrooms, walking paths and outdoor exercise areas.
In 1957, as a former gravel pit, this site provided the fill for the construction of the Cottonwood Overpass for Vedder Road, after which it remained empty for many years. It was not until 1975, when Twin Rinks was under construction and three parks, Boutilier, Sardis Kiwanis Watson Glen playground and the Rotary interactive walking park were all merged together to create Watson Glen Park.
- Loop trail network with exercise stairs
- Length: 2.0km / elevation gain: 5m
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The City of Chilliwack has partnered with a number of local organizations and non-profit groups to develop an Adopt-a-Park and Adopt-a-Trail program. Groups volunteer their time to cleanup parks and trails in Chilliwack, to keep the community looking its best!
Created as a supporting document to Chilliwack's Official Community Plan (OCP) the Greenspace Plan and supplementary Trail Network Plan sets out the City's goals and visions for developing new parks and trails over the coming decades.
The City of Chilliwack has over 100 parks and natural areas which together make up over 400 hectares of green space.
With the changing weather these days, it’s easy to check the status of Sports Fields online.