Detailed Description: Polson Park is the main community park in the heart of the community of Vernon, BC in the North Okanagan Valley. It is a very well maintained park with many services and amenities attracting many who enjoy skateboarding, jogging, lawn bowling, rollerblading, birdwatching, picnicking, special events, people watching and biking.
The 13.5 hectare day use park is a central gathering place in the community. The green space park includes a children's playground, waterpark, walking paths, skateboard park, outdoor bandshell, playing fields, grass lawns, two tennis courts and a running track.
The network of walking paths in the park is a good way to explore the ponds and flower gardens. Along the walking paths one will find sitting benches, picnic tables and shelters. The highlights of the walking tour include the bird ponds, the flower clock, the Japanese and Rose Gardens.
Polson Park was established in 1908 and is a mainstay landmark in the community. Not only is the park a site for activities but it is home to many special events. Located in the park is the Lawn Bowling Club, the Interior Space and Science Centre, the Arts Council and Vernon Heritage Hall.
Polson Park, Vernon, BC in the Okanagan Valley