Connor Park and Welcome Woods
Located in Halfmoon Bay, these parks contain extensive hiking and biking trails which wind through Halfmoon Bay. In Connor Park you will find a sports field, baseball diamond, playground and bike skills area.
These Halfmoon Bay parks are reached by turning left on Redrooffs Road from Hwy. 101, approximately 10 minutes driving north of Sechelt. Drive along Redrooffs Road until you reach Southwood Road. Turn right on Southwood, turn left on Westwood Road and then turn left at the dead-end.
Large grass playfield, two baseball diamonds, playground, washrooms, bike skills area (maintained by the local Sprockids organization), extensive biking and hiking trails.
In 2017 shishalh Nation Elders Language group and the SCRD began a project to provide and/or translate SCRD park names into the shashishalhem (Sechelt language). Connor Park is translated as ch’emalaḵ.
The name ch’emalaḵ was chosen by the shishalh Elders Language Group because of the cold winds experienced by users at the park
Meaning: cold wind. (Sechelt Dictionary, Page 530)