Backgrounder: Canada and Ontario invest in improved recreation infrastructure in Peterborough City and County

Backgrounder

Backgrounder: Canada and Ontario invest in improved recreation infrastructure in Peterborough City and County

Joint federal, provincial, and recipient funding through the Investing in Canada plan will support four community and recreational infrastructure projects in Peterborough County.

The Government of Canada is investing more than $3.3 million toward these projects, with the Government of Ontario providing over $2.8 million through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada plan. The recipients are responsible for the remainder of funding, with contributions of more than $2.2 million combined toward their respective projects.

Project Information:

Project title

Recipient

Location

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Recipient/ Other Funding

Community Centre Expansion Project

Township of Asphodel-Norwood

Asphodel-Norwood

The project will construct a 3,500 square foot expansion to the community centre. The expansion will include a studio space, fitness area and  accessible change rooms and showers. The expansion will better meet the recreational and social needs of residents and the surrounding communities.

$465,600

$387,961

$310,439

Enhancing Accessibility and Safety at the Mount Community Centre

The Mount Community Centre

Peterborough

The project will upgrade the  community centre by installing  an elevator and upgrading washrooms to improve accessibility. Other work will include replacing sanitary lines, upgrading storm water management and creating additional parking spaces. The project will allow more community residents to access recreational activities.

$846,285

$705,167

$564,261

Havelock - Belmont - Methuen Community Centre Improvements

Township of Havelock-Belmont-Methuen

Havelock-Belmont-Methuen

The project involves multiple upgrades, including the installation of an elevator and other access improvements. In addition, the roof system will be replaced, the refrigeration system improved, the basement area will be repurposed to create new space for recreational events and programming, and the fire alarm and suppression systems will be replaced. The project will support the continued delivery of recreational services and programming to the community.

$2,030,900

$1,692,247

$1,354,103

Replacement of Existing Culvert on Trail E108 with New Engineered Steel Bridge

Central Eastern Area Snowmobile Region Association

Galway-Cavendish and Harvey

The project will replace a deteriorated, 4' diameter culvert with a new 30' clear span steel bridge that includes bearing pads and buttress improvements. Work will improve water flow, and stabilize the existing trail bed and river banks from erosion.

$37,393

$31,157

$24,931

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