Newmarket. Town of

Recreation and Culture Department, Environmental Park

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Record #: NKT0766 Last Modified: 06 Dec 2013 Last Full Update: 23 Jul 2013
Record Details
Established2009
FundingCity / Town
AddressGilpen Dr
Newmarket, ON
 
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Office Phone905-895-5193
Websitewww.newmarket.ca/en/townhall/newmarketbuildingfirsteverenvironmentalpark.asp
Areas ServedYork Region
IntersectionCorner of Gilpin Drive and Woodspring Avenue
LanguagesEnglish
EligibilityAll ages
FeesNone
DescriptionA fully-sustainable park including: playground equipment that replicates natural patterns in the forest; large pavilion framing the forest; amphitheatre backing onto forest setting; residential windmill (also commonly referred to as a wind turbine); solar powered lighting; permeable paving (allows for water infiltration on paths); succession forest (grid of trees that replicates the succession of forest growth with an educational component); recycled granular base for paved areas; low maintenance grass; collection of all water run-off from the park site; drumlin shaped berms (replicating the geological formation in which the park is situated on); Trail Head entrance--the first 0.5 kilometres of the proposed 6 kilometres of trails in the north west core natural heritage area (stretching from Davis Drive to Newmarket’s northern boundary)
SubjectsParks
AccessibilityUnknown
Block Update EmailsNo