McCall Lake Golf Course will remain open for 2015
The McCall Lake Golf Course was scheduled to close after the 2014 season due to expensive life-cycle and capital maintenance requirements that were deemed unsustainable.
A recent announcment from The City of Calgary has been made that the McCall Lake Golf Course will now remain open throughout the 2015 season to allow for a community and stakeholder engagement regarding planning for the site.
The engagement will give stakeholders an opportunity to express their opinions on municipal golf sustainability and how that relates to the proposed closure and redevelopment of the McCall Lake Golf Course site.
"McCall Lake is a very important facility for residents of Ward 10 and this is a great opportunity for not only golfers, but all residents to let the City know what they want for their greater community" - Andre Chabot
McCall Lake Golf Course Community and Stakeholder Engagement
Community and stakeholder engagement will take place at the end of January and throughout February 2014.
Focus Groups (Jan. 27 – Feb. 3)
Administration, in partnership with Leger, an independent polling, research and marketing firm, will conduct seven engagement sessions with non-golfers, golfers of City-operated courses and golfers of non-City-operated courses. As these focus groups will target specific stakeholders, there will not be an opportunity for interested parties to participate unless invited.
Telephone Survey (Feb. 17 - March 2)
Administration is working with Leger to design and conduct a 10-minute telephone survey of 800 Calgarians on their perceptions and expectations of City of Calgary Golf Course Operations as well as their opinions on the potential closure of the McCall Lake Golf Course for redevelopment on that site. This survey is a general population survey and calls will be made randomly.
Online Weblink Survey (Feb. 17 -March 2)
An online survey will also be posted on The City’s website and will mirror the questions used in the telephone survey. This will allow for an open process of engaging citizens and golfers alike to provide their input into this important matter. This survey will be open to all stakeholders.
Open House Information Sessions (Feb. 24 – Feb. 27)
The City’s Engagement unit will host two Open House information sessions that will run alongside the Online Weblink Survey, giving attendees the opportunity to go online and provide additional input should they so choose.
McCall Lake Golf Course re-development proposal
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