Victoria Park, Regina

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Victoria Park
Victoria Park Cenotaph, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.jpg
The Cenotaph located in the centre of Victoria Park
TypePublic park
LocationRegina, Saskatchewan
Coordinates50°26′52.88″N 104°36′44.18″W / 50.4480222°N 104.6122722°W / 50.4480222; -104.6122722Coordinates: 50°26′52.88″N 104°36′44.18″W / 50.4480222°N 104.6122722°W / 50.4480222; -104.6122722
Area2.4 hectares (5.9 acres)
Created1907 (1907)
Operated byCity of Regina
StatusOpen all year

Victoria Park is a public park in the centre of downtown Regina.[1][2]

The park is the size of two city blocks, bordered north and south by 12th Avenue and Victoria Avenue, and east and west by Scarth Street and Lorne Street; the centre of the park divides north and southbound Cornwall Street. On the north side of the park is City Square Plaza, a stone paved plaza encompassing part of 12th Avenue and part of the park, used for festivals and the Regina Farmers Market. On the south side of the park is a children's play area in the south-east corner and a statue of Sir John A. Macdonald at the south central entrance at Cornwall Street. The north-west corner has small maintenance buildings and the centre of the park is the focal point where the cenotaph is located amidst a raised circular area covered in pavement stone and surrounded by a circular wall.

Originally a treeless square that was set aside in 1883, it was renamed after Queen Victoria in 1907. Since that time it has received considerable improvements including a large number of trees, the Regina Cenotaph, and a children's playground.[3]

Looking north-east in Victoria Park, Regina, Saskatchewan

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  1. ^ "Victoria Park". Regina: The Early Years. Saskatchewan Council for Archives and Archivists. Retrieved 2012-01-10.
  2. ^ "Victoria Park, c. 1925". City of Regina. Archived from the original on 2012-10-25. Retrieved 2012-01-10.
  3. ^ "Victoria Park". Retrieved 2014-01-07.