A letter from Saanich related to two initiatives relating to pets in Saanich Parks can be found here. Saanich encourages people interested in this process to self-register for updates by visiting the project webpage, or go directly to the signup form.
From Mike Goldsworthy, of Parks Division, District of Saanich:In preparation for repairing the asphalt on the Wedgewood Park tennis courts later this year, we will need to close the courts for at least one day to drill some boreholes for geotechnical analysis.The holes will be filled and capped with asphalt once complete.We will post some signs at the… Continue reading Upcoming one-day repair of Wedgewood Park tennis courts
From Cst. Markus Anastasiades, Public Information and Communications Officer, Saanich Police Department:Saanich, BC - Dogs and their owners have excellent access to green space in the District of Saanich with more than 170 parks and only four with seasonal restrictions.As the weather warms up and people spend more time outdoors, Saanich reminds dog owners that… Continue reading Saanich Police: Dog restrictions in effect for summer season
From Becky Goodall March, Park Planner + Designer at Saanich Parks & Recreation: Saanich Council recently directed the Parks Division to develop a management plan for the Saanich-owned portion of Haro Woods (Haro Woods consists of 4 parcels, 2 Saanich-owned parcels (totalling 5.8 ha / 14.2 ac), a CRD-owned parcel (1.6 ha / 3.9 ac), and a… Continue reading Haro Woods Management Plan Advisory Group
The Parks Department of Saanich Municipality has formulated a Park Management Schedule that it is submitting to the Council for approval at its meeting on Monday, February 15th, 2016 It reads: PURPOSEThe purpose of this report is to outline key issues involving the preparation of park management plans, how to assign plan priorities and to recommend… Continue reading Park Management Schedule submitted for approval by Council
Dear Board Members. I would appreciate it if you would advocate on behalf of the residents ofTen Mile Point to see that the main path/trail through Konukson Park bemaintained. It has been quite a few years since the trail has been “chipped” and treeroots are protruding prominently. The current condition of the trailpresents a clear… Continue reading Konukson Park trail in urgent need of maintenance
A report on a “Walk & Talk” tour of Gyro Park, to review Saanich’s draft Masterplan for the site to assess its impact on the park, has been received and uploaded to the CBRA Archive. Also included in the Parks Committee folder there are meeting minutes and other reports from the past year, as well as the… Continue reading Parks Committee material now in Archive
Back in April of 2009, Saanich Parks staff launched an initiative to involve the community in a planning process to develop a Gyro Park Masterplan to help guide development of the park and its facilities over the next twenty years. A number of stakeholder meetings and two public open houses were held during the following… Continue reading Gyro Park Master Plan Update