Memorial Park Improvements

A Canada 150 Project

With assistance from the Government of Canada, through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Project, the City of West Kelowna will be making major improvements to Memorial Park throughout 2016 and 2017, in preparation for the nation's sesquicentennial.

About the Project

Memorial Park Improvements will include an upgraded Skate Park in place of the old, deteriorating facility, adjacent to Johnson Bentley Memorial Aquatic Centre and a new amphitheatre in the northwest section above the main field for Canada Day, Music In the Park and Westside Daze celebrations:

  • Construction costs - $813,000 (est.)
    • Government of Canada
      • $315,437
    • City of West Kelowna
      • $315,438
    • Developer Cost Charges
      • $180,333
    • Community donations
      • $1,792
  • Timeline
    • April 1, 2016 to December 31, 2017, approximately
  • Project scope:
    • Excavate existing skate park
    • Reshape and re-grade the skate park foundation
    • Build new reinforced concrete bases and jumps, and install
      new equipment
    • Excavate slope
    • Build cast in place concrete walls for seating and access stairs
    • Install wiring, lighting, shade trees, drainage and irrigation, and wheelchair railing.
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Learn More

If you would like more information about the project, which is currently in the design phase, please contact the Development Services Division at 778-797-8830 or email