The District is investigating improvement and re-design options for Centennial Square.

Join us! Centennial Square Drop-in: August 6, 2019 from 3 to 8 p.m.

The District of Sparwood is inviting residents and businesses to join in a free barbeque on Tuesday, August 6 in Centennial Square to partake in food and the process of determining the future of the Square. The event will run from 3 to 8 p.m. with the barbeque happening between 4-6 p.m.

What are we doing?

The District is in the beginning stages of investigating options for redesigning the space to ensure it can be utilized in a way that is best for the community. Input received from residents during the event will be summarized and provided to landscape architects who will then use the information to create conceptual options that will be released later this summer.

  • We are hosting a drop-in event in Centennial Square on August 6 from 3-8 p.m. to gather public input on Centennial Square. A free barbeque will be provided between 4-6 p.m.
  • Input from the event will be provided to a landscape architect to create two concept options for an improved Centennial Square
  • We will present the concepts back to the public to get further input and refine one final preferred concept design
  • Once we have a preferred option, we will pursue granting opportunities to do detailed design and construction

Why are we doing this now?

Centennial Square is the traditional commercial core of Sparwood. While much of the commercial activity has shifted to Aspen Drive, Centennial Square still provides the best pedestrian-scale and community-oriented commercial area in Sparwood. Grants are available to support this type of investment in community infrastructure and economic development. This project aligns with Council's Strategic Priorities.

When is it happening?

This project has four main phases:

Phase 1: Conceptual Design (August-September 2019)

Phase 2: Detailed Design (Early 2020 depending on funding)

Phase 3: Construction (To be determined)

Phase 4: Operation (To be determined)

Centennial Square Through the Years

This slideshow shows images of Centennial Square in the past, as well as conceptual plans that were developed through the years.

 

Centennial Square Event Poster