In-person surveys begin destination visioning project

Medicine Hat - Beginning Wednesday, September 28, consultants hired by the Parks and Recreation Department will begin the first phase of the destination parks visioning project. This includes conducting in-person engagement at Saamis Archaeological Site and Ranchlands Open Space, collecting feedback from residents and visitors to shape the future vision for each park. 

This survey opportunity includes a mapping activity which logs amenities residents and park visitors believe should be considered in the future development of each park. The surveys will also collect comments on areas of concern which are shared.

This engagement stems from work which stems from the completed Parks & Recreation Master Plan and action items which are identified within the plan.  

Staff wearing blue reflective vests will be in Ranchlands on Wednesday, September 28 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and in Saamis Archeological Site on Thursday, September 29 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Residents may also see staff in the surrounding neighbourhoods near these parks to further engage the public and gather meaningful feedback.  

All input received will shape the vision for these two parks. Engagement for the remaining destination parks (Kin Coulee Park, Strathcona Island Park, Downtown Waterfront & Police Point Park) will continue following the conclusion of this first phase. 

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