Our waterfront is about to get even better

With the relocation of Lakeshore Drive in the next 2 years, Centennial Park will be growing by no less than 10 acres – our waterfront jewel is about to get larger.

Council got a first look last night at the design for the park with the new areas included.  Some of the major features are a new splash pad, additional small buildings for concessions such as canoe/kayak rentals and bike rentals, more parking, more open area, and the highlight for me – a waterfront boardwalk along most of the water’s edge (except the beach, where it will be between the sand and the grass).  Here’s the design: 

Centennial – June 2011 Concept