Let's Continue the Discussion About Parks!

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As an outcome of the Parks & Recreation Master Plan, we are developing Park Management Plans starting with Colwood Creek Park, Lookout Lake Park, and Ocean View Park. These long-term strategic documents will help guide future park infrastructure upgrades, environmental considerations, and recreational use. The process is continuing and we want to hear from you!

  • During Phase 1, we asked for your ideas and feedback
  • In Phase 2, we will share early concept directions and ask for your feedback

Questionnaire 2:

Complete one or more questionnaires between October 4 to November 5.

The questionnaires will provide an opportunity to review a draft vision and guiding principle for each park as well as review and comment on draft concept plans for the parks, including discussing what works well and what could be improved upon.

Colwood Creek Park Questionnaire

Lookout Lake Park Questionnaire

Thank you for your help in shaping how our community grows and the future of our community's parks, trails and recreation programs. We appreciate your participation!

Learn more about Colwood parks at www.colwood.ca/Parks

As an outcome of the Parks & Recreation Master Plan, we are developing Park Management Plans starting with Colwood Creek Park, Lookout Lake Park, and Ocean View Park. These long-term strategic documents will help guide future park infrastructure upgrades, environmental considerations, and recreational use. The process is continuing and we want to hear from you!

  • During Phase 1, we asked for your ideas and feedback
  • In Phase 2, we will share early concept directions and ask for your feedback

Questionnaire 2:

Complete one or more questionnaires between October 4 to November 5.

The questionnaires will provide an opportunity to review a draft vision and guiding principle for each park as well as review and comment on draft concept plans for the parks, including discussing what works well and what could be improved upon.

Colwood Creek Park Questionnaire

Lookout Lake Park Questionnaire

Thank you for your help in shaping how our community grows and the future of our community's parks, trails and recreation programs. We appreciate your participation!

Learn more about Colwood parks at www.colwood.ca/Parks

  • Phase 2 Engagement Open

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    We've received great feedback throughout Phase 1 of this project. As we enter Phase 2, we invite you to review early concept directions for each park and share your thoughts. If you're just joining us now, it's the perfect time to get involved!

    Ways to participate:

    Complete a Questionnaire

    Attend a Public Pop-Up

    • Lookout Lake Park: Saturday October 16th, 10am – 12pm (near the beach)
    • Ocean View Park: Saturday October 16th, 1pm – 3pm (near the playground)
    • Colwood Creek Park: Sunday, October 17th, 10am – 12pm and Saturday, October 23rd 12pm – 2pm (near the playground)

    Join an Online Workshop

    An online workshop will be held Wednesday, October 27th from 6pm – 9pm. The workshop will be an opportunity to chat with the project team and neighbours about emerging directions and priorities. There will be a one-hour discussion period for each park:

    • Lookout Lake Park: Join at 6 pm
    • Ocean View Park: Join at 7 pm
    • Colwood Creek Park: Join at 8 pm

    You can participate in any or all of the park discussions. RSVP required, email ourparks@colwood.ca and indicate which discussion period(s) you're interested in to reserve your space.

    Project Process Diagram

    How will the plan come together?

    • We'll be developing the Parks Management Plans with your help throughout the rest of 2021, as shown in the process chart below.
    • We are currently in Phase 2, and input will be welcome until November 5th, 2021. We look forward to hearing from you!
    • The final phase of the process will include development of the draft management plans. Stay tuned for this later in 2021.
  • Phase 1

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    July - August 2021

    • In-person engagement events took place in each park during the month of July. The community was presented with several information boards and shared their thoughts with sticky notes and sticky dots.
    • An online questionnaire for each park was open for comments until August 13. We had over 350 participants complete online questionnaires

    Feedback from the in-person engagement events as well as the questionnaires will help provide insight while the draft Park Management Plans are being drafted. Review the presentation Council received to get a great overview of Phase 1. In October, we will begin reaching out for your feedback once again to gather your thoughts and feedback! Subscribe for project updates and follow us on social media @CityofColwood to get all the updates!

  • Parks Walks

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    June 29, 2021 - Discussions about the Park Management Plans kicked off with Parks walks with Gord + Gord, Colwood Parks Foreman Gord Beauvillier and Councillor Gordie Logan. Both Gords heard about your experience of our local parks, answered questions, shared information and talked about what the future holds for parks and trails in Colwood as outlined in the City's new Parks & Recreation Master Plan. Click to see what we heard at each Park Walk and watch the video below to meet Gord Beauvillier and get some insight into the Parks Walks.

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