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District 69 (Oceanside) Recreation Services Master Plan

HELP US PLAN FOR THE FUTURE OF RECREATION

The RDN Recreation and Parks is currently in the final phase of developing a Recreation Services Master Plan for District 69 (Oceanside).

How you can be involved, find out more or provide feedback.

Engagement with residents and community organizations is a key aspect of the project.

Please register (tab at the top of this page). By registering you will be kept up-to-date with progress on the Recreation Services Master Plan for District 69 (Oceanside).

  • Please read the background information and the detailed reports prepared as part of RDN's District 69 (Oceanside) Draft Recreation Services Master Plan.
  • If you weren't able to make an open house or provide your feedback here online before December 14th. but want to review the information shared at those meeting's further, please see our draft master plan and display panels.
  • Ask us a question and we will respond. Questions are welcomed but after December 14 they will not be officially included in the feedback summary.


The RDN looks forward to your participation.

HELP US PLAN FOR THE FUTURE OF RECREATION

The RDN Recreation and Parks is currently in the final phase of developing a Recreation Services Master Plan for District 69 (Oceanside).

How you can be involved, find out more or provide feedback.

Engagement with residents and community organizations is a key aspect of the project.

Please register (tab at the top of this page). By registering you will be kept up-to-date with progress on the Recreation Services Master Plan for District 69 (Oceanside).

  • Please read the background information and the detailed reports prepared as part of RDN's District 69 (Oceanside) Draft Recreation Services Master Plan.
  • If you weren't able to make an open house or provide your feedback here online before December 14th. but want to review the information shared at those meeting's further, please see our draft master plan and display panels.
  • Ask us a question and we will respond. Questions are welcomed but after December 14 they will not be officially included in the feedback summary.


The RDN looks forward to your participation.

  • Review of Draft Recreation Master Plan Feedback

    about 1 month ago

    Thank you to all those who came out to one or more of the open houses and/or provided feedback at Get Involved RDN. We are currently reviewing all feedback and refining the draft plan.

    If you didn't get an opportunity to attend the open houses, information that was on display at the events and other background materials can be viewed here.

    Questions continued to be welcomed after December 14th but they will not be officially included in the feedback summary.

    Thank you to all those who came out to one or more of the open houses and/or provided feedback at Get Involved RDN. We are currently reviewing all feedback and refining the draft plan.

    If you didn't get an opportunity to attend the open houses, information that was on display at the events and other background materials can be viewed here.

    Questions continued to be welcomed after December 14th but they will not be officially included in the feedback summary.

  • Recreation Master Plan for District 69 (Oceanside) Project Approved by RDN Board

    3 months ago

    The Regional District of Nanaimo initiated the development of a new Recreation Services Master Plan for District 69 (Oceanside) in the fall of 2016. The project is divided into four phases.

    1. Project Initiation - Start up meetings, confirm scope of work and key dates, community tour.
    2. Research and Consultation - Census data analysis, operation and utilization review, community engagement and industry best practices comparison.
    3. Analysis - Information collected during Phase Two examined and format of Master Plan developed.
    4. Recreation Services Master Plan - Internal and external review of Draft Master Plan, completion of final plan for Board approval.

    The Regional District of Nanaimo initiated the development of a new Recreation Services Master Plan for District 69 (Oceanside) in the fall of 2016. The project is divided into four phases.

    1. Project Initiation - Start up meetings, confirm scope of work and key dates, community tour.
    2. Research and Consultation - Census data analysis, operation and utilization review, community engagement and industry best practices comparison.
    3. Analysis - Information collected during Phase Two examined and format of Master Plan developed.
    4. Recreation Services Master Plan - Internal and external review of Draft Master Plan, completion of final plan for Board approval.

  • Consulatation and Research Completed

    3 months ago

    Over 1,687 resident surveys completed, 60 community group questionnaires and over 30 discussion sessions with stakeholders are completed in April 2016.

    Over 1,687 resident surveys completed, 60 community group questionnaires and over 30 discussion sessions with stakeholders are completed in April 2016.

  • Draft State of Recreation Research Report Completed

    3 months ago

    The key findings presented are based on information collected from: residents via a community survey, interview and discussion sessions with participants representing a variety of community organizations and a community group questionnaire. These findings as well as other information presented will be further explored as recommendations and strategic directions are presented to the Board for approval.

    The key findings presented are based on information collected from: residents via a community survey, interview and discussion sessions with participants representing a variety of community organizations and a community group questionnaire. These findings as well as other information presented will be further explored as recommendations and strategic directions are presented to the Board for approval.

  • Draft Recreation Services Master Plan for Oceanside (District 69) Ready For Public Review

    3 months ago

    The draft Master Plan includes a future vision and service goals for recreation services that align with not only RDN Board strategic priorities but also both Provincial and Federal recreation and wellness frameworks.

    As per the Master Plan Terms of Reference approved by the RDN Board in June 2016, the following four specific areas were to be addressed:

    1. Ravensong Aquatic Centre expansion feasibility and demand
    2. Possible alternative uses for the District 69 Community Arenaa
    3. Demand and feasibility for an outdoor multi-sport complex
    4. Current and future demand for the District 69 Community Arena to operate as a...

    The draft Master Plan includes a future vision and service goals for recreation services that align with not only RDN Board strategic priorities but also both Provincial and Federal recreation and wellness frameworks.

    As per the Master Plan Terms of Reference approved by the RDN Board in June 2016, the following four specific areas were to be addressed:

    1. Ravensong Aquatic Centre expansion feasibility and demand
    2. Possible alternative uses for the District 69 Community Arenaa
    3. Demand and feasibility for an outdoor multi-sport complex
    4. Current and future demand for the District 69 Community Arena to operate as a curling club

    The Master Plan contains 34 recommendations divided into two categories:

    1. Service Delivery and Programming
    2. Infrastructure

    These recommendations have been organized into a number of areas that reflect key issues, opportunities and financial implications.