District 69 (Oceanside) Recreation Services Master Plan

THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP

The RDN Recreation and Parks department has completed the final phase of developing a Recreation Services Master Plan for District 69 (Oceanside).

In May of 2018 the RDN Board approved as a guiding document the District 69 (Oceanside) Recreation Services Master Plan for 2019 - 2029.

Through July and September 2018 the District 69 Recreation Commission and RDN Board began the first review and made the following recommendations and motions to prioritize potential capital infrastructure projects:

Rubberized Track

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It was moved and seconded that staff move forward with discussions with School District 69 (Qualicum), City of Parksville and Town of Qualicum Beach for a rubberized track, up to 8 lanes, to bring back for further review and consideration by the District 69 Recreation Commission and RDN Board.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Pool Discussion

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It was moved and seconded that staff proceed to prepare a concept plan to advance the addition of a second 25m tank and expanded change rooms at the Ravensong Aquatic Centre.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Confirmation of Multiplex Vision

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It was moved and seconded that a centralized land purchase strategy be developed and implemented for a future indoor/outdoor sport recreation facility complex for the Oceanside area.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Formation of D69 Recreation Commission Infrastructure Planning Sub-Committee

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It was moved and seconded that a District 69 Recreation Commission Infrastructure Planning Sub-Committee be formed after the 2018 election.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Staff will now begin work on providing both the District 69 Recreation Commission and RDN Board a strategy, timeline and financial plan required to move these prioritized projects forward.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP

The RDN Recreation and Parks department has completed the final phase of developing a Recreation Services Master Plan for District 69 (Oceanside).

In May of 2018 the RDN Board approved as a guiding document the District 69 (Oceanside) Recreation Services Master Plan for 2019 - 2029.

Through July and September 2018 the District 69 Recreation Commission and RDN Board began the first review and made the following recommendations and motions to prioritize potential capital infrastructure projects:

Rubberized Track

18-381

It was moved and seconded that staff move forward with discussions with School District 69 (Qualicum), City of Parksville and Town of Qualicum Beach for a rubberized track, up to 8 lanes, to bring back for further review and consideration by the District 69 Recreation Commission and RDN Board.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Pool Discussion

18-382

It was moved and seconded that staff proceed to prepare a concept plan to advance the addition of a second 25m tank and expanded change rooms at the Ravensong Aquatic Centre.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Confirmation of Multiplex Vision

18-383

It was moved and seconded that a centralized land purchase strategy be developed and implemented for a future indoor/outdoor sport recreation facility complex for the Oceanside area.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Formation of D69 Recreation Commission Infrastructure Planning Sub-Committee

18-384

It was moved and seconded that a District 69 Recreation Commission Infrastructure Planning Sub-Committee be formed after the 2018 election.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Staff will now begin work on providing both the District 69 Recreation Commission and RDN Board a strategy, timeline and financial plan required to move these prioritized projects forward.

  • Oceanside Recreation Services Master Plan and Supporting Documents Available Online

    3 months ago

    Available in the Document Library are the Oceanside Recreation Services Master Plan 2019 - 2029, the background research document "State of Recreation In District 69 (Oceanside) Research Report", a summary of comments from the community open houses that occurred in November 2017 and display panels used at the open houses.

    In the Background Document Library are many other reference and background documents from the project.

    Available in the Document Library are the Oceanside Recreation Services Master Plan 2019 - 2029, the background research document "State of Recreation In District 69 (Oceanside) Research Report", a summary of comments from the community open houses that occurred in November 2017 and display panels used at the open houses.

    In the Background Document Library are many other reference and background documents from the project.

  • Oceanside Recreation Servcies Master Plan 2019 - 2029 Now Complete

    3 months ago

    THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP!

    The RDN Recreation and Parks department has completed the final phase of developing a Recreation Services Master Plan for Oceanside. In May of 2018 the RDN Board with endorsement from the District 69 Recreation Commission approved the Plan as a guiding document for the years 2019 - 2029.

    We wish to thank all those who provided feedback during the creation of the Plan that will serve the communities from Nanoose Bay to Deep Bay and west to Coombs, Hilliers and Errington. Not only will this provide a long-term strategic...

    THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP!

    The RDN Recreation and Parks department has completed the final phase of developing a Recreation Services Master Plan for Oceanside. In May of 2018 the RDN Board with endorsement from the District 69 Recreation Commission approved the Plan as a guiding document for the years 2019 - 2029.

    We wish to thank all those who provided feedback during the creation of the Plan that will serve the communities from Nanoose Bay to Deep Bay and west to Coombs, Hilliers and Errington. Not only will this provide a long-term strategic plan for the delivery of recreation services but will also help guide future decision making and actions in a number of key areas including recreation infrastructure needs and programming partnerships.

    Over 1,687 resident surveys were completed, 60 community group questionnaires submitted and over 30 discussion sessions with stakeholders along with a number of open houses held through all the Oceanside communities provided feedback and comments during the planning process.

    The District 69 Recreation Commission and RDN Board are now reviewing and prioritizing potential capital infrastructure projects.

    For more information please visit us at rdn.bc.ca/recreation


  • Review of Draft Recreation Master Plan Feedback

    10 months 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

    12 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

    12 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

    12 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

    12 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 Arena
    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 Arena
    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.