Westhills Park

Westhills Park is in Westhills neighborhood of Langford, B.C. The park has a playground, benches and gazebo overlooking a partially fenced drainage pond. The playground has two sections designed with smaller children in mind. Young children can play on climbing areas that are lower. Both play areas have a rubber mat base. One playground has climbing apparatus that leads up to a couple of slides. There are monkey bars, small benches and a small climbing wall. A couple of swings designed for toddlers complete this area. The other play structure is a tall tower with two long curving slides that are enclosed. The tower can be reached by various climbing steps, walls, ladders and poles. A round swing seat, a plastic merry-go-round and a large rope structure complete the play area. There is limited shade in the park although several conifers and deciduous trees were re-planted. The walking trail continues to the far side of the pond where it connects with a boardwalk that has a covered section. Most of the pathway is asphalt although there are some gravel portions. A small grass covered area completes the parkland. The park is bordered by the West Shore Parkway and fences of neighborhood homes. A gravel five hundred meter walking trail follows the east side of the park. It leads around a wetlands area is near the park. There is a single privy near a small parking area to the northwest.  Irwin Park, Goudy Park, City Center Park, Belmont Secondary School Green Space, Galloping Goose Trail-Langford, Langford Lake Park, Leigh Beach Park, Mount Wells Regional Park and Glen Lake Park are nearby.

 

Geographic location N48° 26’32”  W123°32″6′

 

Westhills Park can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway also called Hwy1. Turn at Leigh Road exit and continue along to turn left onto Goldstream Avenue. Follow Goldstream to Jacklin Road and turn onto Jacklin Road to reach Langford Parkway. Continue along Langford Parkway past City Center Park, Goudy Park and up the hill to the traffic circle. Exit the traffic circle onto Westshore Parkway or Langford Lake Road. There might be construction along the Westshore Parkway but the road leads to a parking area with room for about six vehicles.  There is limited roadside parking along Langford Lake Road. City buses travel along Langford Parkway and Jenkins Avenue.

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