Jericho Beach

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For the record label, see Chris Jericho Beach Music.
Vancouver, seen from Jericho Beach
English Bay at Jericho Beach

Jericho Beach, a Vancouver beach, is located west of the seaside neighbourhood of Kitsilano. It is surrounded by Jericho Beach Park, a grassy area with a pond, which is a picnic destination. In the local indigenous Squamish language, Jericho Beach is iy'a'l'mexw meaning "good land".[citation needed] Jericho Beach is the home of the Jericho Sailing Centre Association.

Jericho Beach Park[edit]

Jericho Beach Park is a park that is near Jericho Beach. The park includes a pond, a tennis court, and many picnic areas. Along with Locarno Beach Park (which is a park adjacent to Jericho Beach Park), Jericho Beach Park is home to many rabbits and other animals.

Jericho Beach Flying Boat Station[edit]

801 (Vancouver) Wing, Air Force Association of Canada; Air Crew Association (Vancouver Branch); Air Force Officers Association and the British Columbia Veterans Commemorative Association erected an educational monument the Jericho Beach Flying Boat Station, 1920-1947. Jericho Beach was the first Canadian Air Force and, in 1924, the first Royal Canadian Air Force station in British Columbia.[1]

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  1. ^ "Jericho Beach Flying Boat Station". National Inventory of Canadian Military Memorials. National Defence Canada. 2008-04-16. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 

Coordinates: 49°16′19″N 123°11′31″W / 49.272°N 123.192°W / 49.272; -123.192