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File #: 18-380    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Period Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/10/2018 In control: Special Committee of the Whole
On agenda: 9/17/2018 Final action:
Title: Parks and Recreation Services Department - 2018 Second Period Report
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PERIOD REPORT

DATE: September 12, 2018 Report No. P&R-18-009
TO: Laurie Hurst, Chief Administrative Officer
FROM: Scott Hartman, Director of Parks and Recreation Services
SUBJECT:TITLE Parks and Recreation Services Department - 2018 Second Period Report
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The following is a report on the activities pertaining to the Parks and Recreation Services Department from May 1, 2018 to August 31, 2018.

I. DIVISION ACHIEVEMENTS AND ACTIVITIES

1. Parks Services
* Sailor's Walk plaques were installed at Memorial Park
* A granite bench was installed in the Japanese Garden at Gorge Park
* A new picnic table was installed at Saxe Point Park
* A new License of Use Agreement, with DND, for Macaulay Point was drafted
* All picnic tables and benches in Saxe Point Park and Macaulay Point were re-furbished
* The material bins and storage yard at the Parks Nursery was expanded
* A landscape plan for the Lampson Park passive area was developed and construction is underway
* 16 Boulevard/Park trees were removed; 40 Boulevard/Park trees were pruned
* There were 41 tree removal permit applications submitted, 40 permits were approved
* There were 19 tree pruning permit applications, all 19 permits were approved
* Bookings May - August 2017
o Saxe Point Park - 34 bookings - 29 weddings, 5 events/picnics
o Esquimalt Gorge Park - 30 bookings - 9 weddings, 15 events/picnics
o Memorial Park - 39 bookings, 2 events/picnics
o Bullen Park - 90 bookings
o L'ecole Brodeur - 21 bookings
o Colville Sport Court - 9 bookings
o Fleming Beach / Buxton Green - 5 bookings - 3 weddings, 3 events/picnics

2. Recreation Services

Marketing and Registration
* 6,454 program registrations (course and drop in reservations) were processed during this period, compared with 6,130 during the same period last year.
* 2,745 membership products were purchased during this period compared with 2,414 during the same period last year. These included passes and drop in punch cards sold and re...

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