Sandy Beach Park improvements
Project update - May 2023
To deliver the best value to Calgarians we’ve made the decision to postpone this work until early 2024. We looked at hiring a contractor this spring, however current escalated prices would make it hard for us to maximize our budget.
We are committed to delivering the improvements based on the community’s priorities:
- A newly paved entrance (50 Avenue S.W.) to support accessible travel,
- New vehicle parking spaces,
- Water utility connections for future amenities (washrooms, etc.),
- Enhanced, drought-resistant landscaping, and
- An updated regional pathway connection north of 50 Avenue S.W.
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About the project
This project is part of the Established Area Growth and Change Strategy. This program provides funding to support short-term (1-3 years) public space improvement projects in established communities where growth and change are happening.
The Strategy connects planning, financial and investment decisions to provide the assistance that established communities need to support the growth that is currently taking place.
This work will improve the public realm and support safe, easy, and accessible travel for residents and visitors to Sandy Beach Park.
The project promotes a vibrant outdoor green space with the existing dog park, public river access, and enhanced park and recreation upgrades.
The project team met with the community in November 2021 and public engagement was held online from November 29 - December 15, with two virtual open house events. The project team shared the overall designs and participants provided feedback, which can be found in the What We Heard Report.
- Construction - Spring 2024
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