- Delta is one of 19% of cities with a standalone biodiversity strategy and one of two cities with a bird strategy.
- Delta has the fourth highest number of volunteers per 1000 residents, at about 17.
- Delta is one of 56% of cities that offers a community park group program.
- To accommodate rising interest in pickleball, Delta is planning to create 18 new pickleball courts in the city.
- In May 2020, Delta launched a ‘virtual recreation centre’, bringing its programming online to support physical activity during COVID-19.
- Delta installed mason bee boxes in four parks to support local pollinators.
ha parkland per 1000 people
618 ha of total parkland
of total parkland is natural area
604 total ha
of parkland is environmentally significant/protected
153 total ha
of total city land is parkland
18370 ha of total city area
Community gardens/urban farms
Parkland provision goal (ha per 1000 people)
Parks operating budget per person
Total parks capital budget
Provincially legislated tools available for parkland development
5% of development site or cash-in-lieu
¹Increase from 2019 related to new track and field facility.
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