For over a century, the area now known as Minoru Park has played a varied and significant role in the lives of many Richmond residents.

Thanks to you the public, we have collectively filled in the gaps in Minoru’s colourful past. Discover some Minoru memories here.

Memories of Minoru Pavilion – Richmond Fitness and Wellness Association

May 25, 2015

Fitness classes for moms, babies, runners... great times getting fit and staying active! - Sharon Meredith

Teaching fitness classes, meeting great people, great building. All great memories for over 30 years. - Bonnie Beaman

Sharon Meredith, Bonnie Beaman
Minoru means football season

May 15, 2015

Recorded at the Move for Health Festival - May 2015
Minoru is AMAZING!

Recorded at the Move for Health Festival - May 2015
Memories of Centennial Pool

March 24, 2015

My children taking swim lessons in the "old" pool and the excitement with the "new" edition. Under cover was wonderful!

Linda Barnes

March 19, 2015

I swim at the pool and I like it very much.

Ruby Cheng
Memories from the 1970’s and 1980’s

  • Figure skating and ice hockey at Minoru Arena in the 1970's and 1980's
  • Swimming in the pool before it was covered
  • Walking through the park in the summer time


Megan M