Rotary Park Feasibility Study

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The City of Oshawa is preparing a Rotary Park Feasibility Study (the Study) that will identify community preferences and future outdoor aquatic and play needs. The Study, led jointly by Monteith Brown Planning Consultants and City staff, will consider the future of the pool, splash pad and playground in Rotary Park. Specifically:

  • which pool configuration best reflects community needs;
  • which splash pad elements best reflect community preferences; and,
  • whether the community prefers a destination playground in Brick by Brick Park or two minor playgrounds, one at Rotary Park and one at Brick by Brick Park.

Community members are asked to help shape the future of Rotary Park. Have your say online, on paper or in-person regarding the current use and proposed development concepts. Opportunities include:

  • the online survey, discussion or question and answer tools, here on Connect Oshawa.
  • Paper surveys onsite at Service Oshawa (50 Centre St. S.), Oshawa Senior Citizens Centre – John St. Branch, or Oshawa Public Libraries – McLaughlin Branch.
  • Open Houses in June and July where attendees can learn more about the project. Chat with the City staff and the consultant team on the following dates:
  • June 20, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in the front foyer of Village Union Public School (155 Gibb St.);
  • July 4, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. during the Tim Horton’s Free Swim at Rotary Pool (254 Centre St.); and,
  • July 18, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. during the Tim Horton’s Free Swim at Rotary Pool (254 Centre St.).

Feedback received up to and including Friday, July 20 will be used in the development of conceptual designs for the pool, splash pad and playground.

The Rotary Park Feasibility Study comes as a recommendation of the Parks, Recreation, Library and Culture Facility Needs Assessment (2015) to assist the City in ensuring that Rotary pool, splash pad and playground best fit community needs moving forward.

The City of Oshawa is preparing a Rotary Park Feasibility Study (the Study) that will identify community preferences and future outdoor aquatic and play needs. The Study, led jointly by Monteith Brown Planning Consultants and City staff, will consider the future of the pool, splash pad and playground in Rotary Park. Specifically:

  • which pool configuration best reflects community needs;
  • which splash pad elements best reflect community preferences; and,
  • whether the community prefers a destination playground in Brick by Brick Park or two minor playgrounds, one at Rotary Park and one at Brick by Brick Park.

Community members are asked to help shape the future of Rotary Park. Have your say online, on paper or in-person regarding the current use and proposed development concepts. Opportunities include:

  • the online survey, discussion or question and answer tools, here on Connect Oshawa.
  • Paper surveys onsite at Service Oshawa (50 Centre St. S.), Oshawa Senior Citizens Centre – John St. Branch, or Oshawa Public Libraries – McLaughlin Branch.
  • Open Houses in June and July where attendees can learn more about the project. Chat with the City staff and the consultant team on the following dates:
  • June 20, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in the front foyer of Village Union Public School (155 Gibb St.);
  • July 4, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. during the Tim Horton’s Free Swim at Rotary Pool (254 Centre St.); and,
  • July 18, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. during the Tim Horton’s Free Swim at Rotary Pool (254 Centre St.).

Feedback received up to and including Friday, July 20 will be used in the development of conceptual designs for the pool, splash pad and playground.

The Rotary Park Feasibility Study comes as a recommendation of the Parks, Recreation, Library and Culture Facility Needs Assessment (2015) to assist the City in ensuring that Rotary pool, splash pad and playground best fit community needs moving forward.

CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.
  • Will there be a fence between the splash pad and the pool or will the fence enclose both?

    barb.l.martin asked 6 months ago

    Hello barb.l.martin, thank you for your question. In all proposed concepts the splash pad will be outside the pool deck and will not be inside the pool enclosure, leaving it open and free for use for all those who wish to play in it.