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Project Timeline

  • Construction started at 5 location — 2018
  • Design completed — 2016/2017
  • Concept completed — 2015

Construction Updates

Laurier Park:  Anticipated construction completion in summer 2019

Project involves construction of a new seasonal floating dock and a new viewing deck on the river bank. Closures to the launch ramp related to construction are not expected at this time. Gravel trail detours will be required, please respect and follow all signage.

Hawrelak Park:  Anticipated construction completion in fall 2019

Project involves construction of a new seasonal floating dock, retaining wall and viewing area. Temporary gravel trail closure may be required during the work; please respect and follow all signage.

Dawson Park:  Complete

Project involves construction of a new seasonal floating dock, regrading the trail to the river and construction of a retaining wall. 

50 Street/Capilano Park:  Complete

Project involves construction of a new seasonal floating dock and expansion of the concrete launch ramp. 

Whitemud Park:  Complete

Project involves construction of a new seasonal floating dock and a short gravel trail to the river.

Emily Murphy Park:  Construction of Emily Murphy Park will be done as part of the Groat Road Bridges project once bridge rehabilitation is complete.

In order to facilitate construction of the new boat launches and docks at Dawson Park, Hawrelak Park and Laurier Park, a section of trees at each location were removed in the spring.  City-owned trees are a highly valued asset and are only removed when all other preservation options are unsuitable.

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