Extreme Weather Update2022 Weather Updates
Updated: June 24, 2022
Parks and Richmond Fire Rescue receive fire hazard rating reports from Metro Vancouver and these reports now indicate that Richmond is presently in a very low-low fire hazard rating. At this time, Parks and Richmond Fire Rescue, have decided to maintain access to all park sites. Updates to the fire hazard rating will be posted here.
A reminder that the City has four designated Park barbeque sites, listed below. Only propane fueled barbeques are allowed in these designated areas; wood or briquette fired barbeques are NOT permitted in any City of Richmond park site.
- South Arm Park
- Garry Point Park
- King George Park
- McDonald Beach Park.
Note: Park site closures may be necessary in the future should the fire hazard rating increase.
Temporary Pop-up Park Shelters
Similar to Summer 2021,on June 25, 2022, the City will install pop-up shelters at key park sites across the city, in anticipation of higher temperatures. Visit the Designated Park Activities page for more information.
Three spray parks open to the public from dawn until dusk
- Schedule your outdoor activities carefully; the cool air in the morning and evening provides safer temperatures for residents looking to get active outdoors.
- If you plan on visiting one of Richmond's parks and green spaces, make sure you plan before you go:
- Pack water and sunscreen and ensure that you hydrate well before going outside, as well as throughout the day.
- If you are planning a day trip, pack some ice. Freeze a water bottle (or two!) to ensure that you have a quick way to cool down.