This 12.3 hectare Municipal Park and lake is maintained by Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Parks & Leisure Services. The park is home to the Ridge Canoe & Kayak Club and has an on-site caretaker, concession and paddle boat rental. The Gazebo is available for rental and is equipped with a barbeque pit and access to electrical and water.
Whonnock Community Centre contains a banquet hall complete with kitchen and the spectacular gardens and scenic lake setting make it the perfect venue for weddings and banquets.
Whonnock Lake is home to the Ridge Canoe & Kayak Club (RCKC) which is a flat water Sprint Paddling Club.
The Whonnock Community Centre hall is available for receptions, dances, memorials, meetings, and seminars.
Tourism Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows has highly trained staff and volunteers can help you make the most of your time in the Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows area. They have a complete collection of current and topical information on our communities as well as Greater Vancouver and the rest of British Columbia. They can also help you make reservations for accommodations, outdoor experiences, arts and culture offerings, sightseeing tours, transportation, stay and play packages and much more. www.mapleridge-pittmeadows.com
2009 Pacific Cup BC Bantam & Masters Championship Canoe & Kayak Race
Ridge Invitational Canoe & Kayak Regatta Canoe & Kayak Championship
BC Bantam/Masters Canoe & Kayak Championships
Team BC Trials #1 - Canoe & Kayak
Maple Ridge's climate is one of the mildest, enjoying the longest frost-free period and growing season in Canada. Spring and Fall can often be very warm and pleasant, especially in June and September. The District experiences an estimated 1,400 to 1,800 sunshine hours annually with 73% of the total occurring during April through September. Summer temperatures range from 22 to 28°C (72 to 83°F). Winters are mild, and if snow falls it doesn't stay long. Average low temperature for December and January is 2 to 4°C (36 to 39°F). The District receives approximately 1,150 mm of precipitation annually, with most rainfall occurring between October and March.
District of Maple Ridge, Parks & Leisure Services
Visit the Whonnock Lake Park & Community Centre website