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Meet your neighbours at Westbrook Meadows Park

August 10, 2016 -

Westbrook Meadows Park, Kingston's newest park, is set to open next week and residents are invited to celebrate. The neighbourhood meet and greet will take place in the park on Wednesday, August 17 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Located in the city's west end on Mandara Dr., the new park features a playground with multi-use sports court, walking trails and landscaping. This new park was designed by Basterfield and Associates Inc., Landscape Architects and constructed by Len Corcoran Excavating Limited. The local community provided feedback on the conceptual design through the public consultation process.

"The park at Westbrook Meadows is a great example of what happens when Kingstonians get involved and provide feedback on the types of recreational spaces their communities need," says Neal Unsworth, manager, parks development, recreation and leisure services.

Unsworth adds that the Westbrook Meadows Park meet and greet is an opportunity to recognize all those who made the project a success.

Light snacks and drinks will be offered.

The rain date for the grand opening is Wednesday, August 24.

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality - - ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future.  Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

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Media contact: For more information contact the City of Kingston communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.