WJL Harvey Park Update - June 2011

The City of Saskatoon graciously provided the SHCA with the following information during a WJL Harvey Park walkthrough today before our monthly community meeting. The information we gathered is summarized below:

  • The paths are OPEN for use! Please run, walk, bike and use them!
    • The new asphalts paths are 2.5m wide and wider than previous paths
  • Approximately 60% - 70% of the grass has been seeded and expected to be completed within the next few weeks
    • Grass is expected to begin growing this year
  • Irrigation is almost complete
  • Lighting is well underway and will be completed before winter
  • There will be a total of 64 lights along the asphalt park pathways every 30feet
  • The posts for the softball diamonds are in however softball fields will not be ready for use this year (due to grass not being ready)
  • There will be no skateboard park
  • There will be a total of 10 benches in the new park
  • All vegetation has gone in
  • There are 2 crusher dust paths on the North end of the park that are not asphalt, but are wheelchair accessible
  • It will be another 2-3 weeks before grading is complete