Jericho Beach

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Downtown Vancouver, seen from Jericho Beach
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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[edit]

The beach is home to concessions, soccer and baseball fields, picnic tables, public washrooms, among other amenities like beach volleyball nets. Also, there are lifeguards on duty for beach safety from late May to early September. It is home to the Jericho Works Yard for the Vancouver Parks Board, a youth hostel, and the Jericho Sailing Centre. [1]

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 at 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.[2]

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  2. ^ "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