Ballou Park upgrade and expansion

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Ballou Park in North Glenmore is scheduled for an upgrade and expansion in 2022. Before the design is finalized, we want to hear how you currently use the park and how you'd like to use it in the future.

Proposed design

The proposed design includes an adventure playground, an entry plaza, perimeter pathway and fencing, a trail connection to Knox Mountain Park, site grading, irrigation, and landscaping.

How to participate & share feedback

Complete the online survey (link below) between June 16 and July 11, 2021.

Next steps

Public feedback will inform the final park design, and construction will begin in 2022. The final design will be shared to this project page once it is available.

Ballou Park in North Glenmore is scheduled for an upgrade and expansion in 2022. Before the design is finalized, we want to hear how you currently use the park and how you'd like to use it in the future.

Proposed design

The proposed design includes an adventure playground, an entry plaza, perimeter pathway and fencing, a trail connection to Knox Mountain Park, site grading, irrigation, and landscaping.

How to participate & share feedback

Complete the online survey (link below) between June 16 and July 11, 2021.

Next steps

Public feedback will inform the final park design, and construction will begin in 2022. The final design will be shared to this project page once it is available.

Ask a question

If you have a question about Ballou Park, please add them here. We endeavor to respond to questions within two business days.

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    Can there be a water spray section in the park

    DeMar asked 27 days ago

    Hi there,

     

    Thanks for you inquiry.  There are no plans to include a splash pad at Ballou Park.


    Amy Nyhof

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    I am very interested to know why the North Glenmore park at Valley Rd is SO FAR FROM COMPLETION, and the only park in our area was leased out years ago to a "so called" orchardist..so in our area there is NO activity park..Yet its in the city budget to add to an already existing park!

    Al & Cheryl asked 27 days ago

    Hi there,

     

    Thanks for your question.  The City of Kelowna purchased ALR (Agricultural Land Reserve) land for the development of Glenmore Recreation Park. The ALC (Agricultural Land Commission) granted permission to alter the use of that land from agriculture to recreation on the condition that the parkland at 500 Valley Rd be returned to agriculture for farming.

     

    I hope this answers your question. 

     

    Thanks,

    Amy Nyhof