Village parks are maintained by the Public Works Department with the help of two Summer Student employees during the summer months. Ashcroft has four established parks for the community to enjoy:
Heritage Place Park
A relaxing treed green space that honors the heritage of Ashcroft residents. This gem is in the downtown business area is nestled between the village Visitor Centre and the Harmony Bell Monument. Features of the park include: a waterwheel, a historic sod roofed cabin, a gazebo for performances, a caboose, a trail with benches and a picnic area for families to enjoy. Communities in Bloom works along side the Village Public Works crew to keep this area beautiful.
Mesa Vista Park
Mesa Vista Park is tucked away within the Mesa Vista portion of the community with access from Cliff Crescent and Mesa Vista Drive. There is a large green area with mature trees suitable for playing many field sports, although it is not designed with a designated sports field. There is a collection of children's play structures as well as a small paved area with a basket ball hoop.
The Pool Park is situated on the corner of Elm and Government streets. This park contains the Ashcroft Public Pool, a large play structure, a gazebo, and several sports field suitable for soccer, baseball and other sports requiring a lot of space. The gazebo may be reserved for private use, a popular birthday party venue during the summer months. Please contact the Village office to reserve the gazebo, although there is no fee to rent the space, the purchase of insurance is required.
Our local campground located on the banks of the Thompson River, is a green space that the community can enjoy. This also happens to be the location of the community's Water Treatment Plant.
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