Make Your Mark on Innisfil Beach Park

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Innisfil Beach Park Master Plan. We had a total of 917 responses from the community and are excited to act on the feedback we received. Click here to read the complete community engagement report and check out what your fellow community members had to say.

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Innisfil Beach Park Master Plan. We had a total of 917 responses from the community and are excited to act on the feedback we received. Click here to read the complete community engagement report and check out what your fellow community members had to say.

  • Draft Master Plan Complete

    about 1 month ago
    Document

    A Draft Master Plan is now complete and staff will be providing Council with a project update on February 26, 2020. Bear in mind that this draft plan is in fact a draft that still needs to be finalized. We'll be returning to Council in the Spring with an additional update, but until then we are welcoming public comments on the plan below.

    To watch the plan be presented to Council, subscribe to our Youtube channel(External link).

    Stay tuned for additional updates about projects prioritized for the short term!

    A Draft Master Plan is now complete and staff will be providing Council with a project update on February 26, 2020. Bear in mind that this draft plan is in fact a draft that still needs to be finalized. We'll be returning to Council in the Spring with an additional update, but until then we are welcoming public comments on the plan below.

    To watch the plan be presented to Council, subscribe to our Youtube channel(External link).

    Stay tuned for additional updates about projects prioritized for the short term!

    You need to be signed in to add your comment.

    comment
    Submitting your comment
    Cancel
  • Open Houses Complete!

    8 months ago
    Ibp open house polaroids

    Thank you to everyone who came out to our Open Houses. If you didn't have a chance to attend, we invite you to review our information boards below, complete our survey or share your ideas today! We're still listening.


    Thank you to everyone who came out to our Open Houses. If you didn't have a chance to attend, we invite you to review our information boards below, complete our survey or share your ideas today! We're still listening.


    You need to be signed in to add your comment.

    comment
    Submitting your comment
    Cancel
  • Vision Statement

    9 months ago
    Vision2

    With consideration of all community feedback to date, staff have worked hard to create a vision statement that will help guide the Master Plan. We invite you to review the statement below and comment with your thoughts to help create this collective vision.

    All visitors will feel more welcome because the needs of residents and non-resident patrons will be more balanced. Resident priority amenities will be supported throughout the park where practicable. The effects of congestion, which affects the experience of all patrons, will be addressed proactively and boldly.

    The Park can offer more when comprehensively planned for...

    With consideration of all community feedback to date, staff have worked hard to create a vision statement that will help guide the Master Plan. We invite you to review the statement below and comment with your thoughts to help create this collective vision.

    All visitors will feel more welcome because the needs of residents and non-resident patrons will be more balanced. Resident priority amenities will be supported throughout the park where practicable. The effects of congestion, which affects the experience of all patrons, will be addressed proactively and boldly.

    The Park can offer more when comprehensively planned for a better overall experience, not by only continuing to focus on the shortest walk between a parked car and our busiest assets. The park will be planned for visitors arriving by car, bike, taxi, rideshare, foot, wheelchair and from the water. The pedestrian mode will be elevated within the park and accessibility to the widest range of amenities made a first priority.

    Our Park is a part of Our Town. The park will serve as a connection between Lake Simcoe and our Downtown Commercial area. Food service, entertainment, and cultural amenities associated with our Downtown will be drawn into the park to support the park a destination for surrounding lake communities. The park shall be better connected to the surrounding economic, tourism, and cultural destinations of Innisfil.

    Places will be planned for their best use in both winter and summer. Winter season recreational and cultural programming in the Park will sustain a year round appeal for the park and provided a focused benefit our local users.

    The Park is a place to participate in and witness the culture of Innisfil. Opportunities for arts, entertainment, and culture will be supported through supportive venues, public art initiatives, and high quality of architectural design.

    The experience of connecting with water shall be diversified and enhanced at every opportunity. The park interface with Lake Simcoe should strive to be create a unique destination that complements surrounding regional attractions.

    The natural splendor of the park will be enhanced. Natural buffers to the shoreline, creeks, and forests will be expanded throughout the park to ensure ecological processes can continue. The waters of Lake Simcoe and urban forest canopy will offer us shade, cooling, and relaxation.

    You need to be signed in to add your comment.

    comment
    Submitting your comment
    Cancel
  • Community Invited to Help Shape IBP

    9 months ago
    Chat

    Innisfil residents are invited to share their ideas on the future of Innisfil Beach Park as the Town develops an IBP Master Plan to make the park even better. The plan will help guide the delivery of recreation services, including facilities, programming, and community partnerships for the next 10 years.

    The Town will host two open houses this summer where residents can provide input on how the town should focus and prioritize investment in facilities and where opportunities may exist.

    “This plan will define the community’s vision for our most popular asset and guide our decisions over the next decade,”...

    Innisfil residents are invited to share their ideas on the future of Innisfil Beach Park as the Town develops an IBP Master Plan to make the park even better. The plan will help guide the delivery of recreation services, including facilities, programming, and community partnerships for the next 10 years.

    The Town will host two open houses this summer where residents can provide input on how the town should focus and prioritize investment in facilities and where opportunities may exist.

    “This plan will define the community’s vision for our most popular asset and guide our decisions over the next decade,” said Gaelen Pierce, the Town's Vision Maker/Policy Planner. “It’s really important that we get as much feedback as possible from residents so this is truly reflective of the community’s wants and needs.”

    You need to be signed in to add your comment.

    comment
    Submitting your comment
    Cancel