We’ve switched to biennial data gathering for the city profiles — The data available here was collected in early 2022 and originally published in last year’s Canadian City Parks Report.
City Profile
Township of Langley
British Columbia
Population: 132,603
  • The Township of Langley has the second highest number of park washrooms available relative to population size, or over twice the average, at 32 washrooms per 100,000 people.
  • The Township of Langley is one of 67% of cities with a climate change action plan that includes parks.
  • The Township of Langley is one of 57% of cities that has a seniors strategy that includes parks.
  • Township of Langley’s recently approved Community Forest Management Strategy will “offset tree canopy decline by exploring opportunities to retain and plant trees on public and private lands” and sets a goal of increasing urban canopy cover from 23% to 30% over the next 30 years.
  • Clean Up Langley Day, a township tradition, returned after a two year hiatus. Residents gathered in April to clean up streets, parks, trails, or creeks with materials provided by the township.
  • Students from Langley Secondary School are learning about soil and sustainability through an experiential learning Environmental Science course at the Langley Learning Farm, through a partnership between the township and local environmental organizations. The farm is located on parkland at the Derek Doubleday Arboretum.
of total city land is parkland

31,600 ha of total city area

Parkland provision goal (distance to park / ha per 1000 people)
Community Park Group Programs
Adopt a Program
Adopt a Program
Community Grant Programs
Neighbourhood Initiative Program
Neighbourhood Initiative Program
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