Summer at the park

Reconnect with nature at the Assiniboine Park and Zoo

By Tania Moffat

The Lyric Theatre stage hosts many fun events over the summer months, from ballet to movies.
The Lyric Theatre stage hosts many fun events over the summer months, from ballet to movies.

The Assiniboine Park has been a draw for people of all ages since its inception in the 1900s. It was the first park in the City of Winnipeg and has grown into a major destination for locals and tourists alike. People come here to escape their fast-paced lives, to get in touch with nature and enjoy the park’s natural beauty.

Accessible via Roblin Boulevard or from Portage Avenue via a footbridge, the park spans over 153 hectares (402 acres). It is situated across the street from one of the largest urban forests in Canada, Assiniboine Forest. Continue reading “Summer at the park”