In November of 2015, the Parks, Recreation, Library and Culture Facility Needs Assessment was approved by Council. Your participation was crucial to this project, and allowed us understand your needs and preferences. The feedback collected from residents, community organizations, facility users, and other partners formed the basis of the recommendations, and has collectively planned our future.
"By providing 'facilities that inspire an active and creative community', the P.R.L.C. Assessment recognizes the role of parks, recreation, library and cultural facilities in maintaining the quality of life enjoyed by residents, and building upon the City's historical achievements in these areas. The City, through its Community Services Department and Oshawa Public Libraries, aspires to provide a balance of facilities oriented to sports, leisure, culture, learning, and otherwise healthy living."
Download to read more of the City of Oshawa Parks, Recreation, Library and Culture Facility Needs Assessment.
Members of the community were invited to attend the presentation of key findings and recommendations of the Parks, Recreation, Library and Culture Facility Needs Assessment to Council on Monday, October 19.
The key findings of the draft assessment were presented to residents and stakeholders on Wednesday, June 17 through two community public meetings. Thank you to all who attended, or provided feedback via email for your consideration.
So far, the Phase I of the project has included the collection and analysis of background materials, population data and projections, trends and best practices, park and facility inventories, and an extensive community consultation program, including:
For more information, or to submit written comments about the Parks, Recreation, Library, and Culture Needs Assessment, please contact: