Improvements are almost complete and the park is open to the public. A commemorative plaque for Sergeant Ryan Russell will be installed in the new memorial garden seating area. The park name will also be etched into the new concrete retaining wall at the north end of the park.

The City is implementing improvements to Sergeant Ryan Russell Parkette, located at 250 Avenue Road.

Project Timelines

  • Summer/fall 2019: construction begins
  • Spring 2020: construction ends

Timelines are subject to change.

The parkette improvements will include:

  • new memorial garden with seating to honour the late Sergeant Ryan Russell
  • new playground with seating
  • new accessible path through the park
  • new lighting
  • new bottle filler
  • new horticulture

Download theĀ preferred concept plan.

November 28, 2019

The park improvements are substantially complete and the park is open to the public.

June 2018

A public meeting was held.

March 2018

A stakeholder consultation was held.