The citizens of Ponoka are invited to stop by the Town’s trade show booth on April 8th and 9th to discuss the future of the expanded skateboard park and a new dog park for Ponoka residents. 

“There has been a lot of demand and interest expressed by Ponoka citizens over the years for a new dog park and improvements to our current skateboard park,” said Town of Ponoka Chief Administrative Officer Sandra Lund. “We are excited to launch the design development process for these park improvements to begin moving these projects forward.” 

Conceptual plans for the expanded skateboard park could see the existing Hamilton Skate Park extended south to include the space currently occupied by the former Town of Ponoka recycling yard. The sidewalk in front of the Hamilton Skate Park would also be extended south to connect with the pedestrian bridge that crosses over the Battle River and connects with the river valley trail system. 

The proposed location of the new dog park is on the east side of 49 Street on recently acquired land across from the Town of Ponoka Publics Work yard. Conceptual plans for the new dog park include a new parking lot and trail extension that would connect with the north trailhead of the Battle River Valley Trail System at the green bridge.

In addition to discussing these topics with the Town, residents will also have the opportunity sign up for new indoor recreation programs, learn about recent improvements to Ponoka trails, sign up to receive tax assessment notices by mail and be entered to win prizes. 

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