The project developed 0.76 ha (1.8 acres) of new parkland at the southwest end of the Johnson Street Bridge as an expansion to the existing park. The park has been designed in collaboration with the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations and includes feedback from community groups such as the Victoria West Community Association. The site is in traditional Lekwungen territory that was part of the Songhees Reserve lands between 1844 and 1911.
The new park features:
Read more about the project here: https://www.victoria.ca/EN/main/residents/parks/our_parks/songhees-park-expansion-project.html
The newly expanded Songhees Park has opened along the Inner Harbour, becoming the first park developed in partnership between the City of Victoria and the Songhees Nation. The new park area connects people with Lekwungen art and culture and offers places to relax, gather and connect with nature.