Park development

Suburbs

Every year Kitchener dedicates resources to developing new, or updating existing, parks, trails and natural areas. The following is a list of Kitchener's current development projects: 

Current park development projects

Project

Description

Franklin Park

Neighbourhood park sports court rehabilitation including new courts, access improvements and tree planting. 

Hidden Valley Crescent Neighbourhood Park

Neighbourhood park improvements are proposed for the existing 1.46 hectares of open space.

Kiwanis Park Playground

Construction is currently underway and the new playground should be complete by end of July.

Lakeside Park

Development of an environmental management and park improvement plan for Lakeside Park.  

RBJ Schlegel Park

A new district park facility is proposed for 17 hectares near Fischer Hallman and Huron Road.

Uniroyal-Goodrich Park

Park rehabilitation project including improvements and possible changes to park features.

Survivor Garden

Development of a garden space as a tribute to and healing space for all survivors of illness, loss and/or trauma in our community, and those touched by or experiencing another’s survivor journey. Public engagement is currently open to inform the design of the garden. 
Participatory budgeting A pilot project for Elmsdale Park and Sandhills Park, where neighbourhood residents decide how to spend the budget to put the spark back in their park.

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