- Township of Langley is one of 50% of cities with a community park group program.
- Township of Langley is one of 72% of cities that has a climate change action plan that includes parks.
- Township of Langley is one of 63% of cities that has a seniors strategy that includes parks.
- A new Climate Action Strategy was approved in 2021, after a public survey found 72% of respondents were in support of the new plan.
- Two new parks are planned for future school sites, as part of the Township’s ongoing efforts to develop “joint access” parks that increase the green space available for local elementary schools, while also creating new neighbourhood parks open to the public.
- Local agrologist Les Clay is donating a collection of rare and valuable plants to Langley Township’s Derek Doubleday Arboretum.
ha parkland per 1000 people
573 ha of total parkland
of total parkland is natural area
132 total ha
of total city land is parkland
31,600 ha of total city area
Community gardens/urban farms
3.4 ha / 1,000
Parkland provision goal (distance to park / ha per 1000 people)
community park groups
Policy to waive permit fees for groups with financial need.
Parks operating budget per person
Total parks capital budget
Provincially legislated tools available for parkland dedication, acquisition and/or development
5% of the land area of subdivision type development or cash-in-lieu. Municipalities may also fund parkland through Development Cost Charges.
¹Increase from last year due to inclusion of Milaster and Nathan Creek Park lands. ²Many of these groups were not active in parks this year due to COVID-19. *Volunteer opportunities reduced due to COVID-19.