Signature Parks

Minoru Park

Minoru Park, the green heart of Richmond’s City Centre, features a huge variety of things to see and do. There are a variety of walking routes throughout the park including quiet, meandering walks around Minoru Lakes with beautiful floral displays and majestic trees. The premier sports facilities host major sporting events from soccer to baseball to track and field.

More Fun!

The park also includes:
~ 2 artificial turf fields
  • Latrace baseball diamond
  • 2 bowling greens
  • 5 tennis courts
  • Basketball court
  • Cricket pitch
  • Clement Track—a track and field oval used by community groups, schools and the public for track meets
  • Historic Minoru Chapel and the Pierrefonds Garden
  • Children’s playground

    Minoru Park is a hub for cultural facilities:
  • Richmond Art Gallery
  • Richmond Arts Centre
  • Richmond Cultural Centre
  • Richmond Public Library

    Indoor recreation facilities include:
    ~ Minoru Arenas
  • Minoru Aquatic Centre
  • Minoru Place Activity Centre

    Did You Know?

    Minoru Park was originally home to a horse racing track and an airfield. It was named Minoru after a race horse owned by King Edward VII. Learn more by typing “Minoru” into the Online Heritage Inventory.

    Street Address: 7191 Granville Avenue

    Location: North of Granville Avenue between Minoru Blvd and Gilbert Road

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    Recreation Area: City Centre

    Community Centre: Richmond Cultural Centre

  • Amenities:

    Basketball Courts:
    1 Half Court, No Light
    Tennis Courts:
    5 Courts, Lighted
    Sports Fields: Details
    Baseball Diamonds: Details
    Playgrounds: 1 Total
    Tot Lot: 0, Children: 1
    Picnic Tables: 20
    Benches: 105
    Pathway Circuit:
    Lime 956m, Paved 3881m
    Hard Surface / Plazas

    Special Features:

    Artificial Turf
    Running Oval
    Bowling Green
    Historic Building
    Water Feature
    Drinking Fountain
    Caretaker Building
    • A key feature in the park is Clement Track, a track and field oval used by community groups, schools and the public for track meets. Bleachers are onsite for spectator viewing.
    • Beautiful annual and perennial floral displays throughout the park, particularly in the Minoru Chapel, Pierrefonds Garden and Lakes area
    • Cricket Pitch available for user groups
    • Gateway Theatre is located on the west side of the park near Minoru Chapel.
    • Minoru Lakes and the pathways around the lakes provide a quiet retreat from the bustling City Centre
    • Numerous pathways and trails connect the passive side of Minoru Park to the more athletic, sporting side of the park
    • Richmond Art Gallery, Art Centre and Seniors Centre are all located in the southeast end of the park in the Richmond Cultural Centre, the hub of the Richmond Arts Community.
    • The largest public library in Richmond is located in the Cultural Centre building
    • The park is also home to the Minoru Aquatic Centre, Minoru Ice Skating Arena and Minoru Fitness Pavillion - providing a well rounded athletic venue.

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    Sport Fields:
    Sports Field Layout Minoru 1 AT - Artificial Turf Open
    Classification: senior      Size 1.532 acres      Type: artificial turf      Lighted     
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    Minoru 2 AT - Artificial Turf Open
    Classification: senior      Size 1.606 acres      Type: artificial turf      Lighted     
    Year round: :
    Minoru 3 Open
    Classification: senior      Size 1.557 acres      Type: sandcell      Lighted     
    May - October: October - May:
    Minoru Mini Open
    Classification: junior      Size 0 acres      Type: sandcell      Lighted     
    Year round: :

    Baseball Diamonds:
    Baseball Diamond Layout Minoru N/E Closed
    Classification:       Size 0 acres      Scheduled