Parks and Recreation
Town of Riverview / Parks and Recreation / Parks and Recreation Construction Projects

The Town of Riverview is constantly evaluating the quality and quantity of recreation opportunities for residents. When needed, and approved by Town Council, new parks and recreation infrastructure will be built, and existing parks renovated. Here are some of the projects currently underway in your Town.

Project Start Date End Date

Byron Dobson Arena

Total reconstruction of lower rink playing surface as part of the identified asset management plan. This includes replacing the arena chiller, concrete slab, and brine header/lines. Once completed, new boards, glass, netting and rubber flooring will be installed. 

Originally planned for 2023, this project has been identified as a priority for 2022 during recent risk and condition assessments. 

May 12, 2022 Nov 4, 2022

Mill Creek Park

Supply and installation of a stair case to lead from the look-out to the base of the dam. Stairs will include a landing platform, railings and protect the natural landscape of the park. This area is currently flagged as a high-risk section of the park. 
The park will also see additional signage, trail expansion, improvements to ski trails, an additional restroom and phase II masterplan. 

May 16, 2022 Oct 31, 2022

Gunningsville Boulevard (Pinewood to Country Club)

Trail reconstruction and paving

May 30, 2022 Aug 5, 2022

Active Transportation – Gunningsville Trail

Sections of the well-used Gunningsville Trail asphalt pavement are in poor condition. This component of the capital budget will see the reconstruction of approximately one third of the trail system, running from Pine Glen Road to Pinewood Road. The remainder of the trail system will be patched over the next 2-3 years through operational funds. 

Jun 1, 2022 Jul 31, 2022

Riverview Recreation Complex

Completion of the facility’s schematic design, which includes a complete description of the building site, interior and exterior finishes, elevations, code compliance and the building systems.  Funds are also allocated for the recruitment of a construction management company to provide critical input into the facility’s design on general constructability, including building materials, cost controls, schedules, etc. The final portion of capital expenditures for this project will be used for site preparations and building footprint and envelope to ensure the project remains on schedule for a 2024 opening. 

The current spending plan assumes a funding commitment from both levels of government by March 2022. 

Jun 27, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

McAllister Park Public Consultation

McAllister Park will see site and structure improvements in 2022. Activities include installation of an additional play structure, picnic shelter and accessible swing. The trail entrance from Vanessa Court will also be redeveloped through the park. 

Jul 11, 2022 Sep 30, 2022
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