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Signature Parks

Minoru Park

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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

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.

Park Amenities

Tennis Courts
Sports Fields
4 Sports Fields
Ball Diamonds
1 Ball Diamonds
1 Children
Picnic Tables
20 Picnic Tables
105 Benches
Pathway Circuit
956 Lime, 3,881 Paved
Floral Area
0.1 Floral Area

Special Features

Artificial Turf
Running Oval
Bowling Green
Historic Building
Water Feature
Drinking Fountain
Caretaker Building

Additional Park Features

  • 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.

Public Art

  • Modeling the Future
  • Together

Related Documents

Sport Fields
Sports Field Layout Minoru 1 AT - Artificial Turf Open
Classification: senior Size 1.532 acres Type: artificial turf Lighted     
Minoru 2 AT - Artificial Turf Open
Classification: senior Size 1.606 acres Type: artificial turf Lighted     
Year round: Soccer
Minoru 3 Closed
Classification: senior Size 1.557 acres Type: sandcell Lighted     
May - October: Baseball/Softball
October - May: Soccer
Minoru Mini Open
Classification: junior Size 0 acres Type: sandcell Lighted     
Year round: Soccer
Baseball Diamonds
Baseball Diamond Layout Minoru N/E Open
Classification: Size 0 acres Scheduled