Saint Mary’s Boat Club Park

Significant work has gone into the building itself, the tennis area, and a new playground was installed in 2018.  Concerns are: landscaping issues, looking for some trees along the perimeter wooden platform next to play area at the lawn bowling needs to be replaced Lawn Bowling is not accessible, need to come up with a strategy Refresh the park signage and wayfinding, at the street, at the entrance and there is no indication any of the other assets are in read more

Raymond Taavel Park

I am so pleased that this Inglis Street Park has been renamed Raymond Taavel Park. You can read about his story here.  I love the ideas that the Friends of Raymond Taavel have generated and look forward to seeing these changes happen over this summer. On Wednesday August 19 2015 we set up a tent and played some funk and R&B music on a little boom box and asked people what they thought of Inglis Street Park.  What we heard read more

Marlborough Woods

MARLBOROUGH WOODS  After meeting with residents on site the following improvements are in the works Get a park sign there at the edge of the street leading to the water to better confirm access and when open and closed. residents would like it to have “no dumping, pack in it pack it out, no winter maintenance” and hours on it Picnic table was installed,  community is also hoping for a bench Medium term looking to bring back the old switchback read more

Update Queen and Green Park

We met with residents and passers by on Friday August 21 2015.  There was general concern about the comfort and attractiveness of the park.  While it is centrally located, it lacks a sign to say it is a park, and it is not clean or maintained.  The park is not busy.  There is no evidence of sociability, volunteerism, and pride of ownership. As a result, the bushes were removed, trees planted, new benches put in, and the failing brick replaced read more