Alerts

Construction to make improvements is planned or underway at a number of the parks listed below. Please stay safely away from construction areas.

Breakwater Park - Construction

In March 2017, council approved funding for the renovation of Breakwater Park, including work to the shoreline and improvements to the Utilities Kingston Dock. View the park plans on the project page.

Cataraqui Estates Business Park Trail Extension - Design & Construction

As part of the extension of Centennial Drive, the existing trail system will also be expanded. The proposed trail will link users from the INVISTA Centre to the existing K&P Trail, through a beautiful woodlot within the Cataraqui Estates Business Park. The proposed trail extension includes landscaping improvements, natural rest areas along the trails as well as formal seating near the entrances of the trail. View the proposed trails

Champlain Park & Leroy Grant Pathway - Planning & Design

Proposed upgrades include, new sports field, an improved playground pathways with seating, development of the new Leroy Grant Pathway – a multi-use 1.3 km paved trail from Elliot Avenue to Third Avenue Park.  It will be located within and adjacent to the road allowance of the proposed Leroy Grant Drive extension. For any accessibility feedback related to the proposed improvements please contact Patricia Sharpe (in accordance with Ontario Regulation 191/11). View the proposed park improvements, playground options and Leroy Grant Pathway.

Grass Creek Park washroom and change room - Public engagement

An open house for the facility's draft concept plans will be held later this spring.

Hemlock Downs Park - Planning & design

Proposed park improvements include playground, pathway, seating and re-grading of the outfield to improve drainage. Offer input on proposed improvements at an open house on Nov. 8. For any accessibility feedback related to the proposed improvements please contact Patricia Sharpe (in accordance with Ontario Regulation 191/11). 

Lions Civic Gardens - Planning

The City is seeking input on a proposed extension and upgrade of the pathway between Ridley Drive and Lions Civic Gardens. Upgrades include downward lite lighting along the pathway and extension of the existing pathway.

Meadowbrook Park - Public engagement

Proposed park improvements include playground upgrades, a new pathway, woodlot revitalization, site re-grading and a new gathering space. Parks Development will hold a site visit with interested residents and stakeholders on April 26 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The focus will be to assess the nature and alignment of the woodland path. For any accessibility feedback related to the proposed improvements please contact Patricia Sharpe (in accordance with Ontario Regulation 191/11). 

Napier Street/St. Joseph and St. Mary school site - Public engagement

The City of Kingston  is seeking  input on how to integrate and develop the new parkland beside Churchill Park on the former Napier Street/St. Joseph and St. Mary school site. An open house and workshop will be held 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18 at Winston Churchill Public School. An online survey will be posted at GetInvolved.CityofKingston.ca from April 18 to May 3. In July 2017, Council approved the closure of Napier Street between Brock and Mack Streets. In December 2017, Council approved the sale of the private market housing block at the southwest corner of 671 Brock Street and accepted the same land be conveyed to the City as parkland contributions for the development at Princess Street and University Avenue. For any accessibility feedback related to the proposed improvements please contact Chanda Sames (in accordance with Ontario Regulation 191/11). 

Nickle Avenue Park - Planning & design

Proposed park improvements include play equipment upgrades, replacement of play surfacing, accessible path and seating. Offer input on proposed improvements at an open house on Oct. 26. For any accessibility feedback related to the proposed improvements please contact Patricia Sharpe (in accordance with Ontario Regulation 191/11).

Richardson Beach Public  engagement 

Proposed improvements to Richardson Beach include improved access to the beach and water's edge, access to the water and shoreline improvements. Improvements to Richardson Beach were identified as the top priority in the Waterfront Master Plan.

Shannon's Corners Park - Design & Construction

Improvements slated for 2017 include the renovation of the ball diamond, with grading, fencing and sodding, sports field lighting upgrades and landscaping and tree planting. Park plan will be available April 11. View the concept plan.

Shannon Park - Design & Construction

Shannon Park will be renovated to include a multi-purpose sports court, refurbished sports fields, a playground, paths, seating and open lawn areas. The Community Response to Neighbourhood Concerns (CRNC) and the City, in partnership, have completed the construction of a new skatepark in 2016. Further park improvements are slated for 2017. View the Shannon Park & Rideau Heights Community Centre project page for more details.

Urban K&P Trail - Construction

In May 2015, City Council asked staff to pursue a detailed work plan to extend the K&P Trail into the urban area of Kingston. The plan was to outline necessary time-sensitive steps, cost estimates and all possible route segment options to allow work on the urban K&P Trail to be completed in time for it to open on July 1, 2017.

Wayfinding, celebration & promotion of Kingston's waterfront Public engagement

This project is intended to bring tangible way finding elements to guide, direct, lead, frame and highlight Kingston's waterfront, encouraging the community to connect physically and spiritually to the water. The community will be asked to give feedback on a way finding and artful elements strategy and ideas on branding and marketing Kingston's waterfront. View the project page for more details.

Welborne Avenue Park - Planning & design

Proposed park improvements include play equipment upgrades, replacement of play surfacing, accessible path and seating. Offer input on proposed improvements at an open house Nov. 1. For any accessibility feedback related to the proposed improvements please contact Patricia Sharpe (in accordance with Ontario Regulation 191/11).

Woodbine Park - Public engagement

Proposed improvements to Woodbine Park include expanded parking area, pathway improvements, roadway improvements and an expanded volleyball area. Work to complete the improvements would occur in the spring with the goal of minimizing disruption to users of the park during this year's sports field season. For any accessibility feedback related to the proposed improvements please contact Patricia Sharpe (in accordance with Ontario Regulation 191/11). See site plans and learn about proposed improvements to Woodbine Park at an information session at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 21  at Lancaster Public School, 1020 Lancaster Dr. 

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For any accessibility feedback related to the proposed improvements please contact the person listed for the project (in accordance with Ontario Regulation 191/11).