Langley City calls for comment on how SkyTrain will change parks and recreation – BC Local News

The arrival of the SkyTrain in seven years is expected to change a lot of things in Langley City, including parks and recreation.

The municipality is seeking to update its Parks, Recreation and Culture Master Plan (CRP Master Plan) to reflect the future of parks and recreation in the city.

The updated master plan will identify and address the current and future needs of the community, strategically guide and manage the direction of park equipment, recreational facilities and services over the next 10+ years.

Since September 23, the City has launched a survey to collect residents’ comments. You can visit to find a link to the survey.

Locals are invited to give their opinion before the October 14 deadline.

“The ideas are preliminary and there is still a lot more public engagement to be done, but it’s great to see the community thinking and reimagining the future of Langley City as a more walkable, community-driven urban center. public transport, sustainable and forward thinking ”, said Mayor Val van den Broek,“ It’s very exciting. ”

The PRC Master Plan will build on the vision developed through the Official Community Plan (PCO) process, review existing plans, policies and strategies, as well as conduct a technical review of existing facilities and equipment. .

Community engagement will be an important factor in guiding the new planning process. Draft recommendations will be prepared by the end of 2021 and the PRC master plan will be completed by March next year.

“This plan will build on the great work of the vision strategy, Langley City: Nexus of Community and the new official community plan, ensuring that our future development in parks, recreation and culture reflects growing and changing needs.” community now and into the future, ”said Kim Hilton, Director of Recreation, Culture and Community Services.

For more information on the CRP Blueprint Project, please contact Kim Hilton, Director of Recreation, Culture and Community Services, at 604.514.2866 or [email protected]

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