Playground equipment replacements are planned for Bayridge Park. Construction 2019. Project contact: Patricia Sharpe.
The City is developing a master plan for Belle Park, a 80-acre park situated on a former landfill in the core of Kingston on the shores of the Cataraqui River. View engagement opportunities and timelines on the project page. Project contact: Neal Unsworth
Proposed upgrades include new sports field and playground equipment upgrades. The installation of the playground, sports field and the re-alignment of the north end of the existing path. The construction of the park pathways will be done in conjunction with the construction of the Leroy Grant Pathway. Constuction: 2019. Project contact: Patricia Sharpe.
The City is planning an upgrade of the washroom and change building in Grass Creek Park. The project will involve the reuse of a post and beam structure that once sheltered the Phoebe antique steam launch exhibit. See the project page for public engagement opportunities. Construction 2019. Project contact: Laurie Paquin
Fairway Hill Park - Construction
Proposed renovations to Fairway Hill Park include pathways, seating, a playground and landscaping. Public input was collected in November, 2018. Improvements will be completed in 2019. Project contact: Laurie Paquin
Jade Avenue Park - Planning & design
The City is building a new park on Jade Avenue in the Midland Park subdivision. Amenities proposed for the 1.5 acre park include a lawn, playground, pathways, seating and trees. Construction is expected to begin summer 2019. Project contact: Laurie Paquin
Playground equipment replacements are planned for James Nelson Park. An information session was held Oct. 16 to receive feedback on the equipment options. Construction: 2019. Project contact: Patricia Sharpe.
The proposed Leroy Grant Pathway is 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. The pathway is being assessed as part of the City's Active Transportation Master Plan and construction is not expected to begin in 2018.
- Presentation panels - Leroy Grant Pathway
Improvements to the park include planning to convert the existing wading pool in McBurney Park to a splash pad and upgrades to make the washroom building accessible. Staff plan to use the footprint of the existing wading pool for the new splash pad, and will conduct archaeological studies before beginning construction. Construction: 2020. Project contact: Patricia Sharpe.
- Presentation panels: Site conditions
Proposed park improvements include playground upgrades, a new pathway and improved trails in naturalised area including in the dog park. Construction: 2019. Project contact: Patricia Sharpe.
The City is developing new parkland on the former Napier Street/St. Joseph and St. Mary school site at 671 Brock St. The new parkland will connect adjacent Churchill Park, incorporate Napier St. and connect to Macdonnell Street. Project contact: Chanda Sames.
- Parks development project page
- School parcel division: Council Report 16-374, 671 Brock Street project page
- Napier Street: Council Report 17-183, Napier Street closure project page
- Market block: Council Report 17-044, Council meeting minutes 2018-01
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. Project contact: Neal Unsworth
The City has partnered with the Limestone Boat and Board Club for the construction of a new public dock in Rotary Park. Construction is expected to begin in April 2019. Project contact: Meghan Robidoux.
- Site plan
- Council Report - License Agreement with Limestone Boat & Board Club
- ARCP Committee Report - Partnership with the Limestone Boat & Board Club
The City of Kingston is considering improvements to the current foot path that connects Rudd Avenue to Serpentine Lane. The foot path is located on municipally owned land. We are in the initial planning stages for the project and a surveyor has been hired to take the grades and note the tree locations this spring. Construction: 2019. Project contact: Neal Unsworth
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, completed the construction of a new skatepark in 2016. View the Shannon Park & Rideau Heights Community Centre project page for more details. Project contact: Neal Unsworth
New seasonal trail connecting Portsmouth Rd. to the Parkway path. Project contact: Patricia Sharpe.
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 wayfinding project page for more details.Project contact: Neal Unsworth
West Park - Construction
Improvements to the playground equipment, new safety surfacing and basketball pad updates are planned for West Park. Based on feedback received from public consultation, the refined concept is a blend of elements that were most preferred in the previous 2 concepts presented at the public open house. Additional items, such as the culvert replacements have been included as a result. Construction: 2019. Project contact: Patricia Sharpe
This new green space is being planned in partnership with the Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est (CECCE) and Conseil des écoles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario (CEPEO). The future park will be adjacent to the future French secondary school and is proposed to be designed to allow a fluid connection between the sites.
Offer input on the proposed design and potential future name of a new 1.5 hectare being planned on Wheathill Street in the new West Village subdivision:
- Open house: Wednesday, April 24 at the INVISTA Centre.
For any accessibility feedback related to the proposed improvements please contact the person listed for the project (in accordance with Ontario Regulation 191/11).