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    NEW PARKS & OPEN SPACES

    Rocking Horse Ranch - Construction Underway
    The new Rocking Horse Ranch park on Hunting Ridges Drive (off Jefferson Forest Drive, north of 19th Avenue and east of Yonge Street) will include an unlit double tennis court, full basketball court, senior play area with swings (5-12+ years), adult fitness equipment, shade structure, a walking loop and space for passive recreation.  

    Rocking Horse Ranch Presentation Panels - January 21, 2014 [PDF]

    Construction is scheduled to take place from July 2014 to June 2015, weather permitting. As a measure of safety, the site will be fenced off during construction and residents are requested to refrain from entering the park.  

    For more information about this new park, contact Kristina White, Project Manager, at 905-747-6397 or kristina.white@richmondhill.ca.



    Future Parkette on Mancini Crescent (proposed name Snakes and Ladders Park) - Design Underway
    A new parkette on Mancini Crescent, near Jefferson Forest Drive (north of 19th Avenue, west of Bayview Avenue) is currently in the preliminary design stage. The parkette will include a junior and senior playground, seating areas and plantings. Construction is proposed for 2015, pending budget approval.

    Public Open House - Wednesday, October 8, 6-7:30 p.m., Oak Ridges Community Centre (Activity Room)
    Residents are invited to come out to view and comment on the proposed design. Town staff will be on-hand for informal discussions. Alternatively, residents can view the proposed design and comment prior to the open house by clicking on the PDF links below. To comment, please fill out the comment sheet and email it to kristina.white@richmondhill.ca by October 22, 2014.

    Future Mancini Crescent Parkette Location Map [PDF]
    Future Mancini Crescent Parkette Proposed Design [PDF]
    Future Mancini Crescent Parkette Comment Sheet [PDF]

    For more information, please contact Kristina White, Project Manager at 905-747-6397 or kristina.white@richmondhill.ca.




    Future Park on Alpaca Drive (yet to be named) - Design Underway
    A new park on Alpaca Drive (north of Tower Hill Road and west of Yonge Street) is currently in the preliminary design stage. The park may include tennis courts, adventure playgrounds, a shade structure and plantings. Construction is proposed for 2015, pending budget approval.

    A Public Open House was held on July 3 for residents to comment on the proposed design. 

    Presentation Panels [PDF]
    Site Context Map & Images [PDF]

    For more information, please contact Mike McCallum, Project Manager Capital Parks and Open Spaces, at 905-771-2469 or mike.mccallum@richmondhill.ca.



    Saigeon Trail extension between Towerhill Road and Jefferson Sideroad - Design Underway
    An extension of the Saigeon Trail is in the planning stages. Construction is planned for 2015, pending budget approval.

    A Public Open House was held on July 3 for residents to comment on  the proposed design. 

    Proposed Saigeon Trail Extension Presentation Panels [PDF]
    Proposed Saigeon Trail Extension Context Map & Images [PDF]
    Proposed Saigeon Trail Extension Map [PDF]


    For more information, please contact James Condron, Project Manager, at 905-771-2486 or james.condron@richmondhill.ca.






    Future Park on Rothbury Road at Mayan Avenue (proposed name Pattern Park) - Construction Underway 
    This new community park design includes a senior soccer field, multi-sports court, junior and senior playgrounds, a splash pad and more!

    Town staff and the project design team held a public open house in September 2013 to discuss the proposed design with the community.

    Pattern Park Presentation Panels [PDF]

    Construction is underway and is expected to be completed by June 2015, weather permitting. As a measure of safety, the site will be fenced off during construction and all residents are asked to avoid entering the area.

    For more information, please contact James Condron, Project Manager, at 905-771-2486 or james.condron@richmondhill.ca.




    Future Park on Milos Road (proposed name Philips Ridge Park) - Construction Underway
    A new park on Milos Road, off of Philips View Crescent is currently in the design stage. The park may include a junior soccer field, multi-sports court, junior and senior playgrounds, shade structure, and plantings.

    Town staff and the project design team held a public open house on Thursday, October 3 to discuss the proposed design with the community.

    Philips Ridge Park Presentation Panels [PDF]

    Construction is scheduled to take place from July 2014 to May 2015, weather permitting. As a measure of safety, portions of the site will be fenced off during construction and all residents are asked to avoid entering the area. 

    For more information, please contact Mike McCallum, Project Manager Capital Parks and Open Spaces, at 905-771-2469 or mike.mccallum@richmondhill.ca.





    Lake Wilcox Park - Construction Underway
    The Lake Wilcox shoreline is getting a makeover! The new promenade is now open and construction of the boardwalk is underway. For more information on this project visit, RichmondHill.ca/LakeWilcoxPark.




    Future Parkette on Paradelle Drive at Worthington Avenue (proposed name Fiddlehead Parkette)Construction Underway
    This new parkette design is for a passive park with unique planting and seating opportunities. Town staff and the project design team held a public open house in December 2013 to discuss the proposed design with the community.

    Construction will take place from mid-July to the end of August 2014, weather permitting. As a measure of safety, the site will be fenced off during construction and all residents are asked to avoid entering the area.

    Fiddlehead Parkette Proposed Design Concept [PDF]

    For more information, please contact James Condron, Project Manager, at 905-771-2486 or james.condron@richmondhill.ca.



    TransRichmond Trail Gamble Glen ConnectionDesign Underway
    A new trail connection between the existing TransRichmond Trail and Gamble Glen Crescent (located south of Gamble Road, east of Bathurst Street) is currently in the design stage. The alignment will be selected to keep environmental impacts to the minimum. Construction is proposed to occur in 2016 pending budget approval.

    Gamble Glen Connection Site Context [PDF]

    For more information, please contact Samuel Ng, Project Manager at 905-747-6463 or samuel.ng@richmondhill.ca.



    Hidden Springs ParketteDesign Underway
    A new parkette on Arten Avenue, south of Elgin Mills Road, west of Yonge Street is currently in the preliminary design stage. The parkette will include a junior playground, a senior playground, seating areas and plantings. A public open house will be held before the design is finalized. Construction is proposed for 2016, pending budget approval.

    Hidden Springs Parkette [PDF]

    For more information, please contact Samuel Ng, Project Manager at 905-747-6463 or samuel.ng@richmondhill.ca.


    ENHANCEMENTS TO CURRENT PARKS


    Oak Ridges Meadows Park Improvements - Design underway
    The Town is planning to replace the playground at Oak Ridges Meadows Park and upgrading it to meet current standards and demands, along with a trail system connecting Penny Place and George Street. We are currently in the design stage. Construction is proposed for 2015, pending budget approval.

    Public Open House, Tuesday, October 14, 6-7:30 p.m., Charles Connor Room, 39 King Road
    Residents are invited to come out to view and comment on the proposed design. Town staff will be on-hand for informal discussions. Alternatively, residents can view the proposed design and comment prior to the open house by clicking on the PDF links below. To comment, please fill out the comment sheet and email it to john.tiberio@richmondhill.ca by October 28, 2014. 

    Oak Ridges Meadows Park Context Map [PDF]
    Oak Ridges Meadows Park Concept Plan [PDF]
    Oak Ridges Meadows Park Playground Plan [PDF]
    Oak Ridges Meadows Park Images [PDF]
    Oak Ridges Meadows Park Proposed Design Comment Sheet [PDF]

    For more information, contact John Tiberio, Project Manager at 905-747-6389 or john.tiberio@richmondhill.ca.




    William Harrison Park – Construction underway
    The Town is expanding the existing William Harrison Park to include the additional land on the north end of the park. Improvements will include a shade structure, planting, site furnishings and walkway connections.

    Town staff held a public open house on Wednesday, September 25 to discuss the proposed design with the community.

    William Harrison Park Presentation Panels [PDF]

    Construction is scheduled to take place from June to October 2014, weather permitting. As a measure of safety, portions of the site will be fenced off during construction and all residents are asked to avoid entering the area. The tennis courts and playgrounds will remain open during construction.

    For more information, please contact Mike McCallum, Project Manager at 905-771-2469 or mike.mccallum@richmondhill.ca.




    Richvale Greenway North Bridge Replacement – Design Underway
    The Town is planning to replace an existing pedestrian bridge that crosses the East Don River located north of May Street, east of Kersey Crescent. The bridge will be raised and realigned with a new 14 metre pedestrian bridge. Stream rehabilitation work may also be required. We are currently in the design stage. Construction is proposed for 2015 pending budget approval.

    Richvale Greenway North Bridge Location Map [PDF]

    Richvale Greenway North Bridge Proposed Concept [PDF]

    For more information, please contact John Tiberio, Project Manager at 905-747-6389 or john.tiberio@richmondhill.ca.



    East Humber Trail Pheasant Drive Connection - Construction Underway
    Construction on the East Humber Trail Pheasant Drive Connection is underway.

    For more information, please contact Charlie Li, Landscape Design Associate, at 905-747-6334 or charlie.li@richmondhill.ca.

    East Humber Trail Pheasant Drive Connection Map [PDF]
    East Humber Trail Pheasant Drive Connection Site Plan [PDF]
    East Humber Trail Pheasant Drive Connection Concept Design [PDF]



    Wood’s Park Bridge Replacement – Construction to begin in summer 2014
    This project involves the construction of pedestrian bridge to replace the one removed due to safety concerns, as well as tree/shrub planting, sodding and trail improvement to provide a pedestrian connection from the bridge to Carrville Road.

    Wood's Park Map [PDF]

    Construction is proposed to begin in 2014, pending budget approval. For more information, please contact Mike McCallum, Project Manager, Capital Parks & Open Spaces at mike.mccallum@richmondhill.ca.



    Newberry Park Tennis Court Improvements - Construction to begin September 2014
    The existing tennis courts at Newberry Park (on Bernard Avenue, north of Elgin Mills Road and east of Yonge Street) are in need of a new colour-coated surface. This improvement is proposed for the month of September.  

    Newberry Park Location Map [PDF]

    For more information, please contact Kristina White, Project Manager at kristina.white@richmondhill.ca.



    Crosby Park Home Run Fence Replacement - Design Underway
    The replacement of the existing baseball home run fence at Crosby Park is proposed for 2015 subject to budget approval. The construction is to be completed prior to the start of the baseball season. For more information, please contact Samuel Ng, Project Manager at samuel.ng@richmondhill.ca or call 905-747-6463.



    Cordave Parkette – Design Underway
    The Town will be replacing some facilities within Cordave Parkette and upgrading them to meet current demands. We are currently in the design stage. Construction is proposed for 2016 pending budget approval.

    Cordave Parkette Location Map [PDF]

    For more information, please contact Mike McCallum, Project Manager at 905-771-2469 or mike.mccallum@richmondhill.ca.



    Stockdale Boardwalk ReplacementDesign Underway
    The Town is planning to replace the existing boardwalk that crosses Patterson Creek located south of Tomlin Crescent, west of Little Don Park. We are currently in the design stage. Construction is proposed for 2016 pending budget approval.

    Stockdale Boardwalk Location Map [PDF]

    For more information, please contact Mike McCallum, Project Manager at 905-771-2469 or mike.mccallum@richmondhill.ca.




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