Parc Verdun Improvements

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March 2021 update

Parc Verdun improvements will be constructed in summer/fall 2021 to align with warmer temperatures to complete the work.

Planned improvements include:

  • Sports court renewal: The two tennis courts and one multi-sport court will be rebuilt and one of the courts will be lined for both tennis and pickleball. The courts will be reduce in length by 1.2m to reduce stream bank erosion.
  • The practice wall and surrounding asphalt paving will be removed. A new practice wall will be added inside one of the tennis courts attached to the fencing. The old practice wall area will be restored to native planting with seating and a trail connection.
  • Trail improvements and fence repairs behind the sports courts.
  • Chipped paint will be removed from the existing exercise equipment.
  • Stream bank improvements will be dependant on environmental permit process.* Proposed improvements include bank erosion control, removing old wood retaining and naturalizing bank, instream improvements for fish habitat.

Park Plan

*The District has applied for environmental permits and is waiting for review. The scope of work may either change or be delayed based on permit requirements. Should the permits not be issued, stream improvements will be removed from scope and the emainder of planned changes will proceed.

Survey and open houses

Park Verdun has been identified as being a popular neighbourhood park in need of improvements. In June 2019, District staff conducted an online survey in addition to three park information sessions to determine the interests and priorities of the community with regards to improving Parc Verdun.

We received 159 surveys submitted between June 6 and July 5, 2019. We learned that there is a desire to improve the stream bank and trails and keep both tennis courts and the multi-use courts. We heard interest in restoring the area where the practice wall is located as well as some interest in keeping the practice wall.

Thank you to everyone that took the time to provide feedback. Learn about the survey findings by reading the summary report:

Survey Summary Report - Parc Verdun


March 2021 update

Parc Verdun improvements will be constructed in summer/fall 2021 to align with warmer temperatures to complete the work.

Planned improvements include:

  • Sports court renewal: The two tennis courts and one multi-sport court will be rebuilt and one of the courts will be lined for both tennis and pickleball. The courts will be reduce in length by 1.2m to reduce stream bank erosion.
  • The practice wall and surrounding asphalt paving will be removed. A new practice wall will be added inside one of the tennis courts attached to the fencing. The old practice wall area will be restored to native planting with seating and a trail connection.
  • Trail improvements and fence repairs behind the sports courts.
  • Chipped paint will be removed from the existing exercise equipment.
  • Stream bank improvements will be dependant on environmental permit process.* Proposed improvements include bank erosion control, removing old wood retaining and naturalizing bank, instream improvements for fish habitat.

Park Plan

*The District has applied for environmental permits and is waiting for review. The scope of work may either change or be delayed based on permit requirements. Should the permits not be issued, stream improvements will be removed from scope and the emainder of planned changes will proceed.

Survey and open houses

Park Verdun has been identified as being a popular neighbourhood park in need of improvements. In June 2019, District staff conducted an online survey in addition to three park information sessions to determine the interests and priorities of the community with regards to improving Parc Verdun.

We received 159 surveys submitted between June 6 and July 5, 2019. We learned that there is a desire to improve the stream bank and trails and keep both tennis courts and the multi-use courts. We heard interest in restoring the area where the practice wall is located as well as some interest in keeping the practice wall.

Thank you to everyone that took the time to provide feedback. Learn about the survey findings by reading the summary report:

Survey Summary Report - Parc Verdun