Orin Reid Park Master Plan

The proposed parkland is an existing parcel of land known municipally as 120 Goodwin Drive in the Westminster Woods Subdivision in the south end of the City.

The parkland has street frontages on Goodwin Drive and Hall Avenue and is adjacent to the Upper Grand District School Board’s (UGDSB) new school, which is currently under construction.

The parkland has an area of 4.38 hectares (10.83 acres) and has been zoned as a Community Park (P.3 Zone).

The Park Master Plan includes the following elements:

  • Shared Parking Facility with the Upper Grand District School Board
  • Asphalt Trail System linking adjacent Streets and Woodland Trail
  • Central Gathering Space w/ option for Sculpture and/or Monument Structure
  • Splash Pad w/ Armour Stone Seat Wall
  • Washroom Building
  • Pavilion/Shelter w/ Picnic Seating Area
  • Children’s Play Area with Junior and Senior Play Structures
  • Two Soccer Fields (bookable)
  • Softball Diamond w/ Backstop
  • Deciduous and Coniferous Plantings
  • Entrance Feature: Stone Wall marking pedestrian entrance off Goodwin Drive
  • Site Furniture: Benches, Picnic Table, Trash Receptacles and Bike Rack
Orin Reid Park Map

Phasing Strategy

Implementation of the Park Master Plan will need to occur in Phases. Future Phasing will be budgeted in the Parks Planning 10 Year Capital Budget Forecast (2011-2021). It is the intention of staff to implement the remaining facilities as soon as funding is available.

Phase 1 (2010 planned construction) will be based on an existing $200,000.00 budget and will include the following items:

  • Children’s Play Area with Junior and Senior Play Structures
  • Asphalt Trail System linking adjacent Streets and Woodland Trail
  • Shared Parking Facility (Upper Grand District School Board)
  • Two Soccer Fields (Bookable Facility)
  • Deciduous and Coniferous Plantings along Street Edges
  • Site Furniture: Some Benches and Trash Receptacles

Phase 2 (future) will include the following items:

  • Splash Pad w/ Armour Stone Seat Wall
  • Washroom Building
  • Site Furniture: Some Benches and Trash Receptacles and Bike Rack

Phase 3 (future) will include the following items:

  • Central Gathering Space w/ option for Sculpture and/or Monument Structure
  • Pavilion/Shelter w/ Picnic Seating Area
  • Site Furniture: Some Benches and Trash Receptacles

Phase 4 (future) will include the following items:

  • Softball Diamond w/ Backstop
  • Remaining Deciduous and Coniferous Plantings
  • Entrance Feature (stone hip wall) off Goodwin Drive

For more information

Rory Templeton, Parks Planner
519-822-1260 extension 2436
rory.templeton@guelph.ca