Serving New Westminster's Community
Parks and Recreation offers and supports a variety of community services that benefit residents and visitors.
  • Memorial Benches

    Dedicate a park bench to a loved one

    The Parks bench dedication Program offers families and community groups the opportunity to celebrate life's events, such as outstanding achievements, birthdays, anniversaries, births or the life of a loved one.

    Park bench options include:

    Premium Deluxe Bench

    This wood and metal bench features a more ornate design than the standard bench and is $3,200 which includes the bench, plaque,  installation and maintenance.

    Park Lounger Bench

    This contemporary reclining one-section part seat is made from IPE tropical hardwood that is a warm pewter grey colour supported by a grey powder coated metal frame. It is available only in the Westminster Pier Park and is $6,000 which includes the bench, plaque, installation and maintenance.


    Cast bronze Plaques, measuring 12" - 16" long by 2" tall, can be placed on each seat back. The plaques accommodate a maximum of 48 characters per line and four lines of text. Once the wording is confirmed, it is sent to our Bronzing Company who will fax a proof for your review prior to casting.

    Plaque locations are centered horizontally on the top wood backing except for the Park Lounger where the plaque vertically positioned on one side.

    Bench Orders

    Please call Parks and Recreation Administration Office, 604.527.4567, to discuss location options and the purchasing process. Full payment is required to secure a bench and location.