Gore Peace Memorial Park Improvements

100th year anniversary of Gore-Peace Memorial Park

 

Gore-Peace Memorial Park sign with fountainThe fountain is up and running in the park and ready to welcome visitors with new bench seating and a coffee table. The fountain and park plaza are to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the park (held in 2019). Gore-Peace Memorial Park [PDF - 172 KB] was originally dedicated in 1919 when a memorial ceremony was held on July 19th to honour the young men from Saanich who did not return from WWI. 

 

Gore-Peace Memorial Park seating and fountainCome enjoy this rejuvenated pocket park that now features additional picnic tables, bike loops, new tree planting and a connection pathway to historical interpretive signage about Shelbourne Avenue and men and women who served in the Great War. 

Contact Saanich Parks at parks@saanich.ca or 250-475-5522 for more information.