Lampson Lions Park

Lampson Lions Park is in the seaside community of Esquimalt, one of thirteen communities forming the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. Also known as Lions Park, this is one point seven hectare green space has two fenced Little League ball diamonds, bleachers and concession. The concession and associated toilets are open during sporting events and are part of Esquimalt Baseball and Little League Association. Mr. Arthur S. Bowker is acknowledged on the plaque on the concession wall. He was the club president during the nineteen fifties who was instrumental in obtaining the charter from the Little League Baseball. Mr Bowker become the Esquimalt-Vic West Little League president. One of the ball diamonds is shaded by a several ash trees. The play area at the park includes a climbing and ramps apparatus for kids.  It is set in a wood chip base. There is even a small grassy area for those interested in bocce or a game of Frisbee.  No dogs are permitted in on the sports fields in this park. The asphalt and fine stone walkway from Colville Road to Lampson Street is about one hundred and twenty meters along. There is a connection to the Fleming Green Space from the north corner.

Geographical Location N48º 26’ 26” W123º 23’ 57”

Lampson Lions Park can be reached from the Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy1) Exit onto Tillicum Road to head south. At the junction with Craigflower Road turn right. Take the next right onto Lampson Street and look for the park on the left. There is street parking along Lampson as well as Colville Road. Buses travel along Craigflower Road and Lampson Street.

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