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The City is in the process of detailed design for landscape and amenity redevelopment around Beaumaris Lake.

Built in the late 1970s, Beaumaris Lake is Edmonton’s first and largest stormwater lake. The lake serves as both a stormwater management facility and a recreation destination for area residents and visitors.

The City has initiated a rehabilitation project for the landscape (open spaces) and amenities around the lake. The City engaged with visiting users and residents to guide the vision and concept development for this open space project. The Preliminary Design phase of Beaumaris Lake Open Space Rehabilitation is complete and detailed design is underway.

Project Timeline

Project Life Cycle

2021

Construction completion

2020

Construction begins

2019

Detailed design work

2018
  • Preliminary design: further development of preferred concept

  • Concept plan completed

  • Public engagement: reviewed preferred concept and made adjustments

What We Heard
Preliminary Design Report (11MB)

Fall 2017

Public engagement: reviewed 3 concept options and gathered feedback to narrow down a preferred concept

Concept Options
What We Heard
Concept Design Report (24MB)

Spring 2017

Functional Program public engagement: confirm the program for Beaumaris Lake - gathered feedback to understand community needs, operational requirements and long-term goals and vision for the site

What We Heard

2015

Beaumaris Lake Stormwater Condition Assessment

  • Public consultation - May 2015

  • Needs assessment stakeholder interviews - summer 2013

Project Overview

In 2016, the City completed a condition assessment of Beaumaris Lake which included the surrounding landscape, community amenities (open space) and the stormwater facility (lake). While the stormwater facility was confirmed to be functioning well in terms of flood protection and water quality enhancement, the assessment pointed to a need for rehabilitation of the surrounding landscaping and open spaces around the  stormwater facility and adjacent park.

The objective of this first project phase was to develop a functional plan - essentially the long-term “vision” for the lake - which would be used to create concepts. Approved concepts were used to help inform designs required for the request for funding in the 2019 to 2022 capital budget cycle.

Two rounds of public engagement activities, for each phase of the project, were completed to find out how residents and visiting users were using the open space surrounding the stormwater facility. Feedback gathered outlined what people would like to see improved or changed.

A number of concept options were created for the sections of open space around the stormwater facility based on the feedback gathered. These concept options were then shared with the public to provide an opportunity for input on what they liked and what they would prefer changed.

All input gathered was used to inform the preferred concept design, which was shared at the public engagement in spring 2018. The preliminary design report has been completed and the project has been funded to begin detailed design phase in 2019.

For More Information

Samuel Malayang

14th Floor, Edmonton Tower
10111-104 Avenue NW Edmonton
T5J 0J4

Title Program Manager, Open Space Infrastructure Delivery
Telephone

780-423-4855

Email samuel.malayang@edmonton.ca

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