Projects

Master Planning

Description: These projects involved RC Strategies+PERC being retained to work collaboratively with local government clients to develop comprehensive, long-term strategic plans for recreation (and related) services in an entire community.

Projects ongoing in 2020:

  • Armstrong – Spallumcheen Parks and Recreation Master Plan
  • Municipal District of Bonnyville Recreation Master Plan
  • City of Melville Parks and Recreation Master Plan
  • Battlefords Joint Parks and Recreation Master Plan
  • Town of Taber Recreation Master Plan
  • Town of Strathmore Recreation Master Plan
  • City of Warman Recreation and Parks Master Plan
  • Regional District of Central Kootenay – Town of Creston and Electoral Areas A, B & C Parks and Recreation Master Plan
  • Camrose Regional Recreation Master Plan

Projects Completed in 2010 – 2019:

  • City of Regina Recreation Master Plan
  • Cowichan Valley Regional District Regional Recreation Strategic Plan
  • Greater Vernon Recreation Master Plan
  • City of Whitehorse Parks and Recreation Master Plan
  • City of Kamloops Recreation Master Plan
  • City of Edmonton Approach to Community Recreation Facility Planning
  • Regional District of Central Kootenay – Creston, Areas A, B, C Recreation and Parks Master Plan
  • Town of Okotoks Recreation, Parks, and Leisure Master Plan
  • St. Paul – Elk Point Regional Recreation Master Plan
  • M.D. of Bonnyville Recreation Needs Assessment
  • Vegreville Region Recreation and Culture Master Plan
  • Regional District of Nanaimo Recreation Services Master Plan for Oceanside (District 69)
  • Saddle Hills County Recreation Review and Master Plan
  • Woodlands County Recreation Master Plan
  • City of Martensville Recreation and Parks Master Plan
  • Regional District of Central Kootenay Recreation Master Plans
  • Town of Canmore Recreation Master Plan
  • County of Northern Lights Recreation and Culture Master Plan
  • City of Richmond Community Services Facilities Strategic Plan
  • Regional Recreation Corporation of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Strategic Plan
  • City of Lethbridge Recreation and Culture Master Plan
  • Beaver Regional Partnership Recreation and Culture Master Plan
  • City of Lacombe Recreation and Culture Master Plan
  • City of Wetaskiwin Recreation Master Plan
  • City of Medicine Hat Recreation Master Plan
  • City of Saskatoon Recreation and Parks Master Plan
  • Town of Vulcan Recreation Strategic Plan
  • Town of Vermilion Recreation Master Plan
  • Town of Blackfalds Recreation, Culture, and Parks Needs Assessment Master Plan

Facility Planning (Feasibility Analysis, Business Planning, and Design Support)

Description: These projects were specific to a facility or space project and required the RC Strategies+PERC team to explore project viability, costs, benefits, and other design and development considerations.

Projects ongoing in 2020:

  • Strathcona County Multi-Purpose Sport Facility Needs Study and Program Development
  • St. Albert Soccer Association Capital Region Soccer Centre Busienss Case
  • Vernon Active Living Centre Operational Budgeting and Market Analysis Support
  • Ravensong Aquatics Centre Operational Budgeting and Market Analysis Support
  • City of Burnaby Northwest Quadrant Facility Needs Assessment
  • City of Selkirk Multi-Use Facility Feasibility Assessment
  • Regional District of Central Kootenay Campbell Field Planning and Initial Partnership Discussions
  • Lakedell Agricultural Society Operations Strategic Plan and Facility Concept Plan
  • Stony Plain Recreation Facility Planning Engagement Support
  • Kamloops Sandman Centre Future Visioning Planning Support

Projects Completed in 2010 – 2019:

  • Bonnyville Regional Aquatics Centre Visioning and Feasibility Study
  • Dunmore Equestrian Society Feasibility Study
  • Municipal District of Bonnyville Outdoor Recreation Park Feasibility Study
  • University of Alberta Community Arenas Business Case
  • Burnaby Lakes Pool and Arena Facility Needs Assessment
  • Valley Ski Hill Feasibility Study and Business Case
  • Keephills Community Hub Business Case
  • Town of Grande Cache Recreation Centre Facility Enhancement Planning
  • Curl BC Lower BC Mainland Regional Curling Hub Business Case
  • Coquitlam Field House Business Plan
  • Lethbridge Library Community Needs Assessment
  • Blackfalds Abbey Centre Needs Assessment, Program Development, Design, and Business Case
  • Yellowknife Aquatic Centre Pre-Design Plan
  • City of New Westminister Competition Pool Analysis
  • District of North Vancouver—Maplewood Village Centre Community Needs Assessment
  • Regional District of Central Kootnenay Castlegar Complex Planning Support
  • Town of Morinville Recreation Facility Business Case
  • Town of Ponoka Community Complex Business Case
  • Northlands Arena Strategic Plan and Business Case
  • City of Chestermere Recreation and Leisure Centre Feasibility Study
  • Strathcona County Multi-Purpose Agricultural Facility Feasibility Study
  • YMCA of Northern Alberta Facility Space Assessment
  • Canadian Native Friendship Centre Business Case
  • Cowichan Lake Sports Arena Curling Facility Review
  • Varscona Theatre Business Plan
  • Northside Community Facility Study (RRC)
  • Arts Common Business Case
  • City of St. Albert Community Support Centre Business Case
  • Stony Plain Community Centre Feasibility Study
  • Strathmore Library Facility Needs Assessment
  • City of Edmonton MacEwan West Campus Business Case
  • Red Deer County Springbrook Community Centre Feasibility Study
  • Punjab United Sports and Heritage Association Legacy Project Business Case
  • Town of Vermillion Community Facility Needs Assessment and Feasibility Study
  • North Edmonton Gymnastics Club Business Case
  • MacDonald Island Park Expansion Business Case
  • Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Anzac Multi-use Facility Feasibility Study
  • TransAlta Tri-Leisure Centre Expansion Feasibility Study
  • Town of Beaumont Aquafit Expansion Feasibility Study
  • Brazeau County Multi-Purpose Ag Facility Consultation
  • Bon Accord Observation Park Business Case
  • City of Fort Saskatchewan Gymnastics Facility Study
  • GO Sports Partners Strategic Planning Support

Parks, Trails, and Tourism Planning

Description: The following projects required the RC Strategies+PERC to provide strategic direction for a variety of outdoor recreation and leisure infrastructure types to either guide long term planning, address specific issues, or help capitalize on opportunities.

Projects ongoing in 2020:

  • Armstrong – Spallumcheen Trails Master Plan
  • Squamish River Valley Recreation Management Plan
  • Caribou Snowmobile Management Plan
  • Central Alberta Trails Tourism Plan
  • Northwest Territories Recreation Infrastructure Feasibility Study: Highways 3 and 4
  • Wells Grey Provincial Park Recreation Strategy
  • Peace River Access Points Study
  • Sasak Hills Trails Plan

Projects Completed in 2010 – 2019:

  • Leduc Parks, Open Spaces and Trails Master Plan
  • River Valley Alliance Next Phase Capital Program Business Case
  • City of Edmonton Open Space Master Plan

Community-Wide Amenity Planning

Description: The following projects involved the RC Strategies+PERC team being retained to provide strategic direction on recreation infrastructure provision in a community or region. Some of these projects involved a review of the entire inventory while others focused on a specific type or category of recreation space. In most instances, these projects involved the exploration of future infrastructure needs (current supply and future capital development) as well as operational considerations (e.g. allocations, maintenance standards, fees, etc.).

Projects ongoing in 2020:

  • City of Fort Saskatchewan Indoor Recreation Facility Planning
  • City of Medicine Hat Outdoor Amenities Optimization Strategy
  • Richmond Sports Council Needs Assessment
  • Town of Innisfail Recreation, Leisure, and Cultural Services and Amenities Plan
  • Municipality of Jasper Culture and Recreation Services and Facilities Review

Projects Completed in 2010 – 2019:

  • Town of Drayton Valley Sports Field and Playground Study
  • City of New Westminster Gymnasium Strategy
  • City of New Westminster Arena Strategy
  • City of Red Deer Ice Facilities Plan
  • UEL Community Centre Analysis of Operating and Governance Models
  • Vancouver Track and Field Strategy
  • City of Airdrie Sportsfield Management Plan
  • Blackfalds Civic Facilities Development Strategy
  • City of Calgary Sports Field Strategy
  • City of Lethbridge Sport Field Study
  • City of Lethbridge Ball Field Study
  • City of Spruce Grove Outdoor Amenities Functional Plan
  • City of Winnipeg Athletic Field Review
  • City of Red Deer Ice Facilities Plan
  • City of Medicine Hat Indoor Ice Optimization Strategy

Policy Development, Social Planning, and Strategic Planning Support

Description: The RC Strategies+PERC team is regularly trusted and retained to support local government clients with a variety of policy development, social planning, and specialized strategic planning projects.

Projects ongoing in 2020:

  • Clearwater County Social Needs Assessment
  • Lac St. Anne County FCSS Needs Assessment
  • City of Surrey Seniors Strategy
  • Clearwater Region Seniors Needs Assessment
  • Alberta Parks and Recreation Association Labour Study
  • City of Abbotsford Fees and Charges Bylaw and Policy Update
  • Town of Okotoks Land Strategy
  • Courtenay Fees and Charges Review
  • New Westminster Leisure Access
  • City of Whitehorse Recreation Grant Policy Update Support

Projects Completed in 2010 – 2019:

  • Grande Prairie Region Recreation Planning Facilitation
  • Vermilion Community Social Needs Assessment
  • City of Whitehorse Facility Allocation Policy Development Support
  • Blackfalds FCSS Community Needs Assessment
  • Tri-Region Event Hosting Strategy
  • Kelowna Volunteer Program
  • Saddle Hills County Engagement and Planning Support
  • City of St. Albert Project Prioritization Process
  • Regional District of Central Kootenay Fees and Charges Policy
  • Cowichan Valley Regional District Funding Model Exploration Support
  • Leduc Minor Hockey Association Strategic Plan
  • Dynamyx Gymnastics Club RFP Support
  • Ortona Gymnastics Club Strategic Planning
  • GO Sports Partners Strategic Planning Support