Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 01:17 PM
Windows-to-the-Lake are small park settings along the shoreline, connecting Burlington residents to Lake Ontario. They are a place to meet, take a rest, observe nature, listen to the waves, watch weather move across the water, and enjoy the beauty of sunsets over the lake.
The City will be enhancing these connections to the water over the next two years. Each site renewal will provide, at minimum, a paved pathway and accessible seating.
Design and construction of lake property by location:
Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 01:14 PM
The City of Burlington is renewing the park and playground at Roly Bird Park (2203 Industrial St.) in Summer-Fall 2021.
Construction will take place from mid-July to mid-October, weather dependent.
For safety, the playground area of the park will be closed during the construction period. The area of the closure will be fenced off. Thank you in advance for your cooperation during construction.
*due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the production and service delays in the construction industry, this completion date may be affected.
In 2019, the City conducted a ‘Love My Playground’ survey to get the public's feedback...
Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 01:12 PM
Port Nelson Parkette (3000 Lakeshore Rd.) will see a few changes very soon.
In spring 2020, the City of Burlington playground maintenance staff completed a safety inspection of the playground equipment in Port Nelson Parkette. The condition of the equipment was found to be poor with potential to become unsafe if not repaired or removed. The replacement parts are no longer available and the structure may be compromised. To protect the health and well-being of kids using the park, the playground equipment was removed August 2020.
The playground equipment was identified in the proposed capital budget for replacement in 2022. Since the park requires shoreline protection work to be completed ahead of the park renewal, the city decided to keep the playground construction on the intended timeline for 2022. This would allow for the proper public engagement and park design process to go ahead as planned.
Due to an extensive shoreline design and permitting process,...
Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 12:59 PM
The City of Burlington is replacing the old sports bleachers with new accessible style bleachers and upgrading the surrounding site at the following parks.
These works will take place in May and June.
For information about this construction project, please contact:
Project Manager, Parks Design and Construction
tel. 905-335-7600, ext. 7799
Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 12:56 PM
The City of Burlington has awarded a construction contract to upgrade the water service infrastructure at Sheldon Park (5320 Riverside Dr.) in October and November 2021.
The upgrade will improve the water pressure for the irrigation system and provide a water source for an ice-skating rink in the winter.
The proposed work will include:
For safety, the area under construction will be fenced off during the construction period. The remaining areas of the park will still be open for public use.
Project Manager, Parks Design and Construction - Engineering Services
City of Burlington