Parks, Totlots and Playgrounds
The following totlots had the play areas renewed to allow children to play in a safe fun space:
- Kingsbury, Andrews Totlot
- Newton Totlot
- Syndicate Totlot
- Tanner Totlot
- Weinberg Totlot
The following parks and playgrounds very from a small park with mainly a play area to Kildonan Park, a regional park. All offer essential spaces to the people of Winnipeg and neighbourhood residents to enjoy a better quality of life:
Doctor Jim Shaver Memorial Playground – in addition to repair of grounds after Disraeli construction, upgraded play structures.
Immaculate Heart Playground – play area upgrade to get rid of old play equipment.
Kildonan Park – Rainbow Stage mural project, major renovation to the Peguis Pavilion allowing Food Evolution to move in, easing the sloped access to the pond behind the pavilion, renewing of the pond, and the addition of a bocci ball court in front of the pavilion by the parking lot.
Machray Park – 2014 budget set aside for accessibility improvements to washroom for persons with disabilities and the addition of a spray pad.
McGowan Park – removal of bushes to increase safety.
Michaelle Jean Park – funded a large portion of a community oven conceived by the North Point Douglas Womens’ Centre and a impassioned resident and volunteer.
Mynarski Ward – Forrestery initiative to replace trees due to the destruction of a huge elm tree near Pritchard Avenue and Andrews – money was set aside to plant new trees around this part of the North End.
Pritchard Playground – renewal of various playground elements and reconditioning of asphalt for sports purposes.
Seven Oaks Monument Park (at Main St. and Rupertsland Blvd.) – contributed funding to renewing this park by 2016 dedicated to the “Battle of Seven Oaks”, an event that happened on June 19, 1816 over 50 years before Winnipeg was founded.
St. John’s Park – addition of a pleasure skating rink, St. John’s Lawn Bowling Club landscaping, blub house improvements and new equipment shed.