Parks and Recreation Master Plan

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The Township of South Glengarry is embarking on a study to prepare a Parks and Recreation Master Plan. The purpose of the Plan is to provide the Township with long-term direction for the provision of parks and recreation services to community residents and visitors.

The Township has hired a consulting team to prepare the Plan, comprising Mehak, Kelly & Associates, thinc design and Oraclepoll Research. The study process includes a broad-based consultation program, reflecting the Township’s interest in extensive community participation in preparing the Master Plan.

Consultation initiatives that have taken place

  • Online Survey – Open in the month of February, 2022 -  https://www.sg-parksandrecplan.ca
  • a random telephone survey of households, was conducted by Oraclepoll Research Ltd., with the same survey being made available online as indicated above
  • a web-based survey for volunteer program/activity organizations such as arena and playing field users, for which groups will receive an emailed letter and survey link from the Township.
  • interviews and focus groups with individual and agencies.
  • Opportunity to participate in focus groups relates to trails and waterfront

Consultation initiatives currently taking place

  • Draft Parks and Recreation Master Plan document review – Wednesday, July 6 to Wednesday, July 20. In addition, a survey has been provided for comments after reviewing the draft. Take part in the review by visiting https://www.sg-parksandrecplan.ca.

 

There continues to be opportunities for all to participate in the master plan’s interactive website: https://www.sg-parksandrecplan.ca. Visit the site to register for updates. 

All consultation activities will investigate the community’s needs and interests for new and/or improved parks, trails, recreation facilities and programs. Reports will be prepared at various points in the process and will inform the final Master Plan document.

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