Green Spaces/Parks

Looking for a place to stretch your legs, eat your lunch, or to get out and play? Visit one of our local parks! 
For park locations, please see our visitor's map here!

Millennium Park 
a scenic photo of Millennium Park                                                                                                              

Settled alongside the York River you will find Millennium Park! Here, there is a short walking trail, picnic benches, washrooms, a public water tap, and a bandshell. In the summer months, you can listen to live music put on by Mineral Capital Concerts. For details on the concerts, please visit the Mineral Capital Concert's website here

Churchill Park 
Churchill park in the Fall

Also alongside the York River, Churchill Park is a scenic spot to have a picnic, or simply stretch your legs! On site there are picnic tables as well as a spot to launch your canoe or kayak into the river for a paddle!

Vance Farm Park
photo of a trail in vance farm park

Immerse yourself in nature at Vance Farm Park! Here, you will find several walking and hiking trails to explore. To download a copy of a trail map, please click here!

Riverside Park
photo of the playground in riverside park

As the name suggests, Riverside Park is settled beside the York River, and is home to Freedom Skatepark, as well as a playground! Additionally, you will find washrooms, picnic tables, and an area to launch your canoe or kayak into the river!

Freedom Skate Park
freedom skate park photo

Freedom Skate Park is located within Riverside Park and is a the perfect spot for bikers and skateboarders alike to enjoy!

Off-Leash Dog Park 
photo of the dog park in Bancroft

Located beside the Community Centre, the dog park is a great place to let your furry friend run and play!

Want to know more about the green spaces around Bancroft?

Check out The Land Between Charity, by following this link to their website: 

Read below for a little information on what this local Charity is all about! 

The Land Between Charity is a grassroots non-government-organization that works to achieve bioregionalism; a sense of place and active broad stewardship that is rooted in the understanding that our wellbeing comes from the land.
We conduct applied collaborative research, conservation projects, educating programming and facilitates public engagement. This is done with the goal of restoring habitats, wildlife populations, cultural assets, and economic pillars across the Land Between bioregion.