Posted on: September 30, 2016

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What type of outdoor recreation facility would you like to see developed next to the new Youth Centre in the Westbank First Nation Community Core?

In 2017, the Outdoor Recreation Site (formerly referred to as "Sport Court") next to the new Youth Centre will be designed based on the community feedback. Development Services is asking you to share your ideas over the next couple of.

Ideas brought forward by Members so far include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Skateboard park
  • Multi-sport court (hockey, basketball, lacrosse)
  • Outdoor hockey
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Water park

Two opportunities to provide feedback:

Stage 1 (Sept/Oct): Provide general feedback of your initial design concepts

Stage 2 (Oct/Nov): Provide specific feedback on the top design concepts as determined in Stage 1. The most popular ideas brought forward in Stage 1 will be shared with the community, and you can then choose your favourite design.

How to participate:

  • Social Media
    • Share your ideas on Facebook (public Facebook Page or private Membership Group), Twitter, and Instagram, and include the hashtag #mywfn on all of your posts (e.g. "A skateboard park developed next to the new WFN Youth Centre. #mywfn")
    • Follow WFN on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and comment on posts asking you to share your ideas
  • Write your ideas on the posting boards available at the WFN Government Building and Community Services Building
  • Fill out the online survey during Stage 2

Westbank First Nation strives to provide opportunities for community members to lead healthy and active lifstyles. Outdoor recreation spaces currently available to the WFN community include a baseball diamond and stadium, soccer field, beach volleyball court, Member beach and picnic area, a qʷc̓iʔ (pit house), and community garden, to name a few. The new Outdoor Recreation Site's impact to the community will be significant and longstanding, so please share your ideas with us!

Visit the main Outdoor Rec Site page to follow the progress of this project.


Graeme Dimmick
Senior Planner, Planning & Development
T 250 769 4999