Civic Recreation Centre Project 

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After many years of consultation and research, the City of Chestermere is building a new civic recreation centre. Phase 1 will include a full size FIFA and multi-sport field, a walking area, changerooms, a wellness centre, team rooms and community space. 

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    Schematic Designs for New Civic Recreation Centre Approved!



    Posted June 15, 2021
    The City of Chestermere is excited to announce that schematic designs for the upcoming civic and recreation centre have been approved. “Community conversations and research for a new recreation facility has been... Read on...
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    New Civic Centre and Fieldhouse coming to Chestermere soon

    Posted November 19, 2020

    The City of Chestermere is delighted to announce that a site has been selected for a future civic centre complex, which will include a fieldhouse as part of the first phase of the multi-phased project... Read on...
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    Construction begins on new Chestermere Civic Recreation Centre


    Posted August 19, 2021


    Earlier today, representatives from the City of Chestermere, community groups, local recreation organizations, developers and the project team celebrated the sod turning for the upcoming Chestermere Civic Recre... Read on...
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  1. Background Information
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Download a full background information package, complete with Quick Facts and FAQs here!

Background

Since 2014, City staff have been reviewing the recreation and fitness needs Handout - Quick Facts Opens in new windowof the community. To do so, they conducted community consultation, a formal needs assessment, partnership exploration, site and concept feasibility work, development discussions, interviews with recreation experts, and other community site visits.

In 2020, staff explored feasibility, costs of access and servicing, and other technical requirements prior to presenting Council with location suggestions. Following the site selection last November, staff have been developing governance and operational plans, and have continued consultation with Chestermere’s existing sport and recreation groups. 

Key Strategies, Documents & Consultation

  • Facilities and Amenities Strategic Plan (2012) & Master Recreation Plan(External link) (2014): consultations were completed with over 35 recreation and community organizations.
  • Recreation Needs Assessment (External link)(2016): targeted telephone survey and interviews with community groups
  • Community Town Hall Meeting (2018): an in-person community discussion about ideas for how to make Chestermere amazing.
  • User group activities and engagement - phone and hard copy surveys (2019/2020)civic_centre_timeline