Community and Recreation Services

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Community and Recreation Services provides a variety of programs and services throughout the region, as well as supporting community groups delivering RDOS initiatives. This includes

  • Emergency planning, response and recovery
  • Regional parks, trails and leisure services
  • Community facilities such as halls, swimming pools, playgrounds, ball fields and sport courts
  • Rural projects
  • Transit

To the right you will find information about current projects and initiatives. Scroll through to learn about what's happening in your community and join the conversation.


Current Projects:


RDOS Mariposa Park Development Plan Survey

Mariposa Park, located in Electoral Area F - Greater West Bench at the south end of Vedette Drive, completed a survey in order to receive feedback on future desires from the community for the parks improvement. A public open house is scheduled for Wednesday, October 27 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm in Mariposa Park to discuss the project and gather further feedback on the parks proposed design and development.





Community and Recreation Services provides a variety of programs and services throughout the region, as well as supporting community groups delivering RDOS initiatives. This includes

  • Emergency planning, response and recovery
  • Regional parks, trails and leisure services
  • Community facilities such as halls, swimming pools, playgrounds, ball fields and sport courts
  • Rural projects
  • Transit

To the right you will find information about current projects and initiatives. Scroll through to learn about what's happening in your community and join the conversation.


Current Projects:


RDOS Mariposa Park Development Plan Survey

Mariposa Park, located in Electoral Area F - Greater West Bench at the south end of Vedette Drive, completed a survey in order to receive feedback on future desires from the community for the parks improvement. A public open house is scheduled for Wednesday, October 27 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm in Mariposa Park to discuss the project and gather further feedback on the parks proposed design and development.





  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    ABOUT THE PARK:

    Mariposa Park is located in a gully at the south end of Vedette Drive on the West Bench near Penticton, BC. It is a beautiful location and home of the famous West Bench Easter Egg Hunt. 

    Amenities that are currently found at Mariposa Park include: 

    • Grassy area
    • Shade trees
    • Playground equipment
    • Tennis court
    • Washrooms 
    • Toboggan hills 
    • Parking
    • Cricket pitch

    PROJECT GOALS:

    Like any community park, the development of Mariposa Park must balance a number of objectives: 

    • Respect the cultural history of the site
    • Enhance passive and active recreational uses to meet the needs of both current and future users
    • Prioritize local residents
    • Improve Mariposa Park's capacity for flexible spaces so the park can be used efficiently and adapt to changing needs
    • Enhance park accessibility to ensure all members of the community are able to enjoy the space
    • Maintain and enhance connections throughout the park to align with RDOS prioritization of active transportation throughout the Greater West Bench community.

    QUESTIONNAIRE: 

    In order to understand how Mariposa Park could change over the next five years, the RDOS community services team wants to know what you think!

    By answering this questionnaire, you will help the RDOS plan for the future of this park based on community needs, and what the priorities for implementation should be. 

    Thank you for taking the time to help us plan Mariposa Park!

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  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.
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  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    The RDOS plans maintenance and capital projects over a five-year planning cycle, with the ability to revisit priorities each year. In addition to capital projects, the RDOS often has enhancement programs. 

    This survey provides an opportunity for the RDOS to gauge sentiments and track feedback regarding Parks and Recreation services and amenities specific to your Electoral Area. Your responses and feedback are an important step in creating a draft budget. Some of the responses to the questions outlined in this survey may impact the final budget and taxation required, due to the need for increased staffing, services or capital funds.

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