Facilities, parks, and services impacted by COVID-19

Community recreation centres, libraries, some park facilities, and many park parking lots are closed. District Hall is also closed, and all public meetings are cancelled until further notice. 

This page has information about:

District Hall closures

To continue protecting the health and safety of residents and staff, District Hall is closed to visitors. We are still able to assist you in a number of ways:

  • Email enquiries@dnv.org
  • Phone during office hours (Monday to Friday between 8am and 4pm) — 604-990-2311
  • After hours emergency line — 604-990-3666

Find out how to do business with us while District Hall is closed

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Public meeting cancellations

Due to the Hall closure, these meetings are cancelled until further notice:

  • Council meetings — All in-person council meetings, council workshops, advisory committee meetings, public hearings, and public engagement opportunities
  • Public meetings — Meetings by community groups that use District Hall meeting facilities
  • Public consultation — All in-person consultations with the public around major projects and initiatives 
  • "Meet your Mayor" — All sessions of "Meet Your Mayor"

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Park, trail, and facility closures

Community centres

  Open  Closed Planned re-opening
Delbrook Community Rec Centre   X Unknown
Karen Magnussen Community Rec Centre   X Unknown
Ron Andrews Community Rec Centre   X Unknown
Parkgate Community Centre   X Unknown


  Open Closed Planned re-opening
Capilano branch   X Unknown
Lynn Valley branch   X Unknown
Parkgate branch   X Unknown

Use the library online

Recreation and local attractions

  Open Closed Planned re-opening
Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre   X Unknown
Maplewood Farm   X Unknown
Muro Frazer Pitch and Putt X   May 4, 2020
North Vancouver Tennis Centre   X Unknown
Northlands Golf Course X   May 4, 2020


With the exception of those listed here, trails in the District are open. Please remember to remain six feet from other trail users, and if you can, visit during less busy times.

  Open  Closed Planned re-opening
Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge   X Unknown
Quarry Rock   X Unknown

Facilities in parks

In line with recommendations of the local health authority, we're gradually reopening some outdoor facilities for casual use starting May 9 as staff complete the necessary cleaning and maintenance protocols. No organized sports or games are permitted at this time.

While most parks are open, some of the facilities you'll find within parks — including picnic shelters and playgrounds — are closed. If you visit a park, please remain six feet away from other park users.

  Open  Closed Planned re-opening
Boat launch (Cates Park/Whey-ah-Wichen) X   May 23, 2020
BMX track (Inter River) X   May 21, 2020
Bike pump track (Inter River) X   May 9, 2020
Picnic shelters   X Unknown
Playgrounds X   June 1, 2020
Skateboarding and skatebowls X   May 9, 2020
Sports courts X   May 9, 2020
Sports fields *   X Unknown
Washrooms X    

* All District sports fields are also closed to scheduled games and practices, but remain open for casual use

Parking lots in parks

Parking lots at these major parks are closed. All other parking lots in parks remain open.

  Open Closed Planned re-opening
Cates Park/Whey-ah-Wichen main parking lot   X Unknown
Cates Park/Whey-ah-Wichen boat launch parking   May 23, 2020
Cates Park/Whey-ah-Wichen east parking lot adjacent to tennis courts X   May 22, 2020
Deep Cove Park   X Unknown
Kilmer Park   X Unknown
Lynn Canyon Park   X Unknown
Mt. Fromme   X Unknown
Panorama Park   X Unknown


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Road closures and on-street parking restrictions

We have implemented parking restrictions on streets near popular parks and trails, and restricted some streets to resident use only.

Area Restricted or no parking Local traffic only
Anne MacDonald Way / Old Buck X  
Braemar / Dempsey X  
Cates Park / Dollarton X  
Deep Cove Road   X
Hyannis / Berkely  X  
Indian River Drive / Inlet Cresc   X
Indian River Drive/ Woodlands   X
Mountain Highway / Coleman  X  
Mt Seymour Rd   X
Panorama Drive / Gallant   X
Riverside Drive North X  


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