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Vancouver Public Space Network

The VPSN works to celebrate and enhance the role of public space in Vancouver through the following:

1. PROJECTS, EVENTS, PLACEMAKING – Creating fun, engaging, and meaningful projects and events that inspire and empower the community, connect people to public space, and strengthen the VPSN’s organizational capacity.

2. ADVOCACY – Serving as a trusted, independent voice for public space in Vancouver. Championing good public space in a timely, relevant and insightful manner – and with a view to promoting the public good.

3. RESEARCH & ANALYSIS - Generating and showcasing high quality, well informed and multidisciplinary research and analysis in support of public space.

4. COMMUNICATIONS - Keeping public space in the public consciousness through inspiring communications which showcase our work, spur dialogue and support the work of our allies.

Parks we work in:

  • All parks and public spaces

Things we do:

  • advocacy
  • cleanups
  • community garden
  • community meals
  • cycling
  • dance
  • environmental education
  • festivals
  • gardening
  • invasive species removal
  • jane's walks
  • movie nights
  • mural(s)
  • music
  • nature walks
  • parades
  • picnics/bbqs
  • stewardship
  • trail building/stewardship
  • tree planting
  • visual arts
  • walking
  • workshops

We're looking for volunteers in these areas:

  • Regular volunteers
  • Occasional volunteers

Where you can find us

  • 349 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Get in touch!