A Public Information Center Drop-in was held Tuesday, February 27th from 4 to 8 p.m. at Newmarket's Municipal Offices (395 Mulock Drive) inside the Council Chambers for the following parks.  Below are the final design plans.

Beswick Park (Towercrest Dr. & Hodgson Dr.)

Beswick Park improvements include:

  • New 911 park address signs to be installed
  • New playground structure to be installed
  • New swing sets
  • New park furniture
  • Playground surfacing to be changed to engineered wood fibre for accessibility needs
  • New trees will be planted in various areas throughout the park

Beswick Park South View

Beswick Park North View

Beswick Park Front

Environmental Park (Woodspring Ave. & Gilpin Dr.)

Environmental Park improvements include:

  • New 911 park address signs
  • New playground structure to be installed to replace existing playground
  • New park furniture where needed
  • Existing gardens to be rejuvenated
  • Playground surfacing to be replenished with engineered wood fibre for accessibility needs
  • Parking lot improvements  

Option A

Option B

Swing set

George Richardson Park (South) (Bayview Pkwy)

  • George Richardson Park (South) improvements include:
  • New 911 park address signs
  • New playground structure and swing set to be installed to replace existing equipment
  • New park furniture, where needed
  • Playground surfacing to be replaced with engineered wood fibre for accessibility needs
  • Accessibility ramp to be installed from asphalt trail to playground surfacing
  • New trees will be planted in various areas throughout the park
  • Asphalt trail to swing set for accessibility needs

North View

Swing Set

Whipper Watson (near Clearmeadow Boulevard)

Whipper Watson Park improvements include:

  • New playground structure to replace existing playground structure
  • Playground surfacing to be changed to engineered wood fibre for accessibility needs
  • Existing trails to be converted to asphalt 
  • Accessibility ramp to be installed from the asphalt trail to the playground surfacing
  • Installation of new park furniture around the playground, trails and ball diamond
  • Basketball area to be resurfaced 
  • Forestry work to be completed near parking lot/ Clearmeadow Blvd. to help with visual sightlines such as illegal dumping.

Whipper Front View

Whipper Back

Fairgrounds Park Batting Cage (Muriel St. / Pine St)

Fairgrounds baseball batting cage to include:

  • Structure to be 22 metres long by 4.25 metres wide and  3.6 metres tall
  • Fencing materials to be chain-link on all sides including the top
  • Fencing poles to be located on the outside of the cage and chain-link on the inside
  • Artificial turf to be installed on ground inside the batting cage with lockable entrance door 

 

For more information, please call the Town of Newmarket at 905-895-5193 or email info@newmarket.ca