By March of 2008 recommendations for a Track and Field Facility Feasibility Study were approved regarding a joint venture between the School District and the Regional District Recreation and Parks Department. The consulting firm of Yates, Thorn and Associates Inc. was retained to manage the project in conjunction with a Committee consisting of School District and Regional District staff and District 69 Commission representatives. Funding for the Study was provided through a grant from the School Community Connections Program administered by the BC School Trustees Association and the Union of BC Municipalities on behalf of the Ministry of Education.
The Study was completed in June of 2009 and the consultant's report presented two recommendations based on the findings:
The next phase of planning is underway to explore the short term approach and funding opportunities. Further planning and meetings will be held in respect to both recommendations.
For further information regarding the Track and Field Facility project contact:
Dean Banman, Manager of Recreation Services