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File #: AR-17-188    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agenda Reports Status: Filed
File created: 3/16/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/12/2017 Final action: 6/12/2017
Title: Recreation & Parks Report Presented by: Diane Enger, Director
Attachments: 1. State of Recreation and Parks Report
TAMRMS#: B06


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Recreation & Parks Report
Presented by: Diane Enger, Director

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RECOMMENDATION(S)
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That the “State of Recreation and Parks” report, provided as an attachment to the June 12, 2017 agenda report entitled “Recreation & Parks Report”, be received as information.

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PURPOSE OF REPORT

The purpose of this report is to provide Council with an update on the highlights and progress of the Recreation Master Plan.

COUNCIL DIRECTION

On February 21, 2012 Council approved the Recreation Master plan as the framework for cultivating a healthy and active community.

BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION

The 2012 Recreation Master Plan is a comprehensive plan that provides the long-range vision for recreation in St. Albert. The development of this plan included an extensive amount of research and public consultation. The plan contains priorities that align the philosophy of recreation in St. Albert with the service delivery and strategic direction of the City.

The Recreation Master Plan (RMP) priorities poise the Recreation and Parks department to continue to provide the community of St. Albert with recreation opportunities that meet the current and future recreation needs and enable us to achieve the community vision of creating quality of life for the community through recreation.

· Building - Invest in Recreation Infrastructure
· Partnering - Bolster Community Development
· Delivering - Ensure Community Health and Wellbeing
· Engaging - Celebrate and Communicate Recreation

The State of Recreation and Parks Report provides highlights around the Recreation Master Plan (RMP) priorities and initiatives, along with updates in the overall management and operation of recreation facilities, programs, events and services in the community of St. Albert. There were many achievements in 2016 and the report highlights a portion of the work that was accomplished.

STAKEHOLDER COMMUNICATIONS OR ENGAGEMENT

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IMPLICATIONS OF RECOMMENDATION(S)

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