Spruce Grove Park
This park can be accessed off Spruce Grove Lane (to Kirkpatrick Road) and from Lost Lake Park. Spruce Grove contains three competition quality baseball diamonds, a clubhouse which can be rented for events, a concession and washrooms, a play structure, community greenhouses and access to the Lost Lake trail system. There is a large parking area, and the Valley Trail runs past the park. Dogs off leash are permitted inside the field areas when the fields are not in use.
The Spruce Grove Park concession stand is open evenings from May to September during softball season from 5 to 9 p.m., and for softball tournament weekends during the day .Food trucks will be on site when the concession is open.
Florence Petersen Park
This park is located in Whistler Village behind (north of) the Whistler Public Library and Whistler Musuem and Archives between Main Street and Northlands Boulevard. It offers natural forest, lawn areas, picnic tables, public art and places of quiet contemplation. It is also part of the Cultural Connector, a route that connects six significant cultural destinations in the Village. Florence Petersen was known as Whistler's longest-tenured resident and founded the Whistler Museum and Archives. She was awarded both Citizen of the Year and the Freedom of the Municipality.
Tucked beside the covered bridge between the Upper and Lower Village and bordered by Fitzsimmons Creek, Rebagliati Park is used by many groups for functions. The park includes a grassy lawn and picnic tables. Rebagliati Park is named after Whistler's Ross Rebagliati who won the first-ever gold medal in snowboarding at the Nagano Olympics in 1998.
This popular park in Alta Vista contains a sandy beach, swimming area, two docks, play structure, grassy area, picnic tables and BBQ stands, boat rental, canoe, kayak, and paddle board rentals, guided trips, concession and washrooms. This busy park has overflow parking on the road off Hillcrest Drive.
The Lakeside Park concession stand is open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from June 15 to Labour Day, and weekends from May 15 to June 14 and Labour Day to October 15, 2016.
Just south of Lakeside Park on the Valley Trail is Wayside Park, which is small and tranquil, with very limited parking off Highway 99. Wayside Park began life as a Provincial Park, and has canoe, kayak, and paddle board rental, guided trips, bike racks, picnic tables, BBQ stands, washroom facilities, concession and a wheelchair accessible walkway, a grassy beach area, and a dock.
The Wayside Park concession stand is open daily from June 15 to Labour Day; and weekends from May 15 to June 14 and Labour Day to October 15, 2016.