Bridge Repairs - Browning Park area (off Wordsworth)
Look out for temporary bridge closures on the trail along Wordsworth (between McRae and North Dairy). We will be replacing some of the wooden beams as part of our regular bridge maintenance program. Please travel along Browning or Keats instead.
Building Updates - Copley West Park
The building used in Copley West Park [PDF - 86 KB] by our Saanich Neighbourhood Playground Program (SNPP) and the Greater Victoria Football Association is getting a much needed refresh! Coming soon will be new doors, windows and siding. Work to start late Fall 2020.
Tree Mitigation Work - Cuthbert Holmes and Tillicum Parks
Members of the urban forestry team will be performing tree work in Cuthbert Holmes [PDF - 218 KB] and Tillicum Parks [PDF - 171 KB] to mitigate trees near main pathways. Such work zones will be clearly marked and paths will be closed for everyone's safety while work is in progress. As a natural areas park, visitors are not to proceed off trail to detour the area. Please respect the active work zones and signs posted.
Park Updates - Glencoe Cove-Kwatsech Park
Crews will be working in January to perform updates around Glencoe Cove-Kwatsech Park [PDF - 171 KB]. This includes some boulders being added; replacement of interpretive signs and installation of bike rack loops.
Gate Installation - Layritz and Glanford Parks
We have had a temporary chain gate at the entrance to Layritz Park [PDF - 426 KB]. Coming soon is a new fence with beautiful posts made from a fallen sequoia tree. We hope to have this installed this winter.
Glanford Park [PDF - 138 KB] will also get a gate for its parking lot. Just waiting on the gate to arrive!
Parking Lot Improvements - Hampton Park
Hampton Park [PDF - 122 KB] has been getting lots of attention this year! Some sewer line work was done; updates to the sidewalk along Hampton Rd is nearly finished; Gorge Soccer Association is working on resurfacing the artificial turf field; and next up, parking lot updates! Our team will be reconfiguring the east end of the parking lot. More details to come! Work to start this winter.
There will also be a new pathway running along the north edge of the fields to connect up with Seaton Street. The location will be where the recent sewer line replacement occurred.
Trail Upgrades - Rudd Park
The crews will be replacing the asphalt pathways in Rudd Park [PDF - 148 KB] as they are lifting and heaving. Work is to be done tin 2021.