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In progress City project

Churchill Meadows Community Centre and Park

A new park and community centre located on Ninth Line, north of Erin Centre Boulevard. The building will feature a 25-metre, six lane pool and triple gymnasium. The park will include tournament-level sports fields, a playground, spray pad, and outdoor fitness equipment.

Overview

Concept of community centre surrounded by soccer fields and parkland

The City of Mississauga is building a new park and community centre in the Ninth Line lands future development area between Highway 403 and 401. The project will be developed in phases and serve the local community and future urban development along the City’s western boundary, near a tributary of Sixteen Mile Creek, with a community centre and a 57-acre park.

Background

Concept of people walking in park outside of new community centre

According to the City of Mississauga’s Strategic Plan, one of the City’s strategic goals is to build and maintain its infrastructure for its citizens for generations to come. Sound, functional and attractive buildings, facilities, roads, transit, public and open spaces are integral to completing our neighbourhoods as we build a City for the 21st century.

Formerly agricultural lands, with a currently protected wetland, the site will be the new home of 75,000 square foot community centre and 57 acre park. Approximately half of the land will be developed in Phase One, with further development in future phases.

Objectives

  • To provide a City owned community centre and sports park for the residents of Ward 10 and neighbouring communities and to serve City-wide sport’s needs
  • Design and build public spaces that are consistent with the recommendations of the 2014 and 2019 Future Directions, Recreation, Parks and Forestry, Library and Fire and Emergency Services Master Plans
  • Design with an environmentally responsible approach and to LEED Silver Standards
  • Develop a site that meets accessibility requirements
  • Create a design that provides for variety of recreational activities, including passive and programmed uses

Benefits

Once completed, residents will enjoy the benefits of:

  • A social and recreation hub for the community
  • Aquatics Centre
  • Triple gymnasium
  • Meeting rooms and program space
  • Outdoor spaces and trails
  • Park amenities including a playground, spray pad, skatepark, multi-purpose court, outdoor fitness equipment
  • Turf soccer field with a seasonal dome
  • Outdoor turf soccer field
  • Enhanced natural areas

Timeline

Concept of swimming pool

Phases

Phase one construction for the features below is underway.

Community centre:

  • Aquatics centre with approximately 27,000 square feet, including a 25-metre, six lane pool and leisure pool
  • A gymnasium of approximately 18,000 square feet
  • Multipurpose spaces of approximately 6000 square feet including a kitchen
  • Common areas of approximately 5,000 square feet including a lobby, general office, public washrooms, cash room and shipping and receiving areas
  • Change rooms and washrooms to support the pool and gymnasium

Park:

  • Two lit artificial turf soccer fields, one with a seasonal dome
  • Playground
  • Spray pad
  • Skate park
  • Multi-purpose court
  • Outdoor fitness equipment
  • Trails
  • Natural area enhancements
  • Parks operations space
  • Site servicing, infrastructure and parking

The design and construction of additional amenities will be determined in the future, pending available funding. Uses identified through the public engagement process are being considered, along with the following proposed facilities subject to future available funding:

  • One lit multi-purpose sports field
  • Cricket pitch
  • Tennis courts
  • Leash Free Zone
  • Trails
  • Natural areas
  • Additional infrastructure and parking

Phase one schedule

  • Design development completed in 2017
  • Construction started in spring 2018
  • Open to the public in spring 2021

Public engagement

Public engagement sessions were held in 2015 to gather ideas and feedback from residents on the uses and recreational amenities for the park. Public input from the public engagement sessions is summarized in the following reports.

Share your thoughts about Churchill Meadows Community Centre and Park by contacting churchillmeadowscc.park@mississauga.ca.

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