This project is currently in the Imagining Stage.
Based on community feedback, Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) has put together refined bubble diagrams for seven Whistler parks. While this phase primarily focused on our busier Major Resort Parks and waterfront parks, ideas submitted for other parks are also being captured and will be incorporated into the final phase.
Now, we need you to take the latest OUTSIDE VOICE survey to let us know your thoughts on our preferred Big Ideas and rank your top priorities for improvement for each park.
Your input is central to ensuring Whistler’s Parks Master Plan meets the needs of the community for many years to come. The survey will take 10 minutes and is open from Monday, September 16 to Monday, September 23, 2019.Thank you to those who attended the previous OUTSIDE VOICE open house at Maury Young Arts Centre in June as well as completed the previous online survey. Your feedback was central to refining the bubble diagrams.
After we hear from you, we will move into the final Designing Phase. Detailed designs and costing will be developed to move plans into action. A final round of public engagement will be held.
Conceptual designs are expected to be complete in 2019, with detailed designs and construction of priority items advanced in 2020.
The RMOW is excited to lead OUTSIDE VOICE, a year-long conversation with the community to develop a master plan for the future of Whistler’s parks. Over a 12 month period, there will be a range of open houses, surveys and online opportunities for you to use your OUTSIDE VOICE, have your say and be part of #MyFutureWhistler. Whistler’s Parks Master Plan will build off the Parks Vision plan from 1996 and the Recreation and Leisure Master Plan completed in 2015.
Whistler's parks are a cornerstone of the experience that sets Whistler apart from other places and resorts in North America and were developed with leading-edge park planning. It’s now time to come together to look at our world-class parks and decide how to keep them vibrant and fresh well into the future. The Whistler resident and visitor population is growing, and the needs of the community are changing.
Together let’s determine how to retain what works and identify areas for investment and maintenance so we can continue to meet Whistler’s evolving needs.
- Assessing (November 2018 to January 2019)
During the Assessing Stage, an inventory of park assets and ideas for investments was collected through a variety of activities. Learn more.
- Imagining (Now to Autumn 2019)
During the Imagining Stage, the program strategy and priorities for the Parks Master Plan will be developed. Learn more.
- Designing (Autumn 2019 to Spring 2020)
During the Designing Stage, priorities, detailed designs and costing will be developed to move plans into action. Learn more.
- Whistler Parks Master Plan Update Presentation March 12, 2019
- Whistler Parks Master Plan Update Information Report March 12, 2019