*General Walk – no registration required*
Walk Description: The Olympic Village was built as athlete housing for the 2021 Winter Olympics. This award winning compact urban village features green roofs, water harvest / re-use and a wide variety of public green rainwater infrastructure. A fun walk on the edge of False Creek!
Download a copy of the walk route and information here.
Walk Leader: As a Landscape Architect and Urban Planner Cameron is keenly interested in the role of landscape scale interventions and urban ecology on people’s lives in the city. Cameron is the Planning Policy Lead for the City of Vancouver’s Rain City Strategy in the Urban Watersheds and Flood Division.
Starting place: Olympic Village Plaza near the Large Sparrow Sculpture.
How to recognize your walk leader(s): I’ll wear my blue and red ball cap.
Accessibility Info: Wheelchair user-friendly
Travel Tips: Close to either Canada Line Olympic Village Station or SkyTrain Main Street Station.
This event is taking place as part of the Jane’s Walk Vancouver Festival (May 4-7, 2023). Jane’s Walk is an annual festival of free, citizen-led walking conversations inspired by Jane Jacobs. Check out other Jane’s Walks happening this year in Vancouver here.
We respectfully acknowledge that Jane’s Walk takes place on the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
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