Be a park planner for a day

September 20, 2010 by Melissa McMasters

Master Plan postcardBack in July, we told you we were starting the process of updating the 2000 Regional Parks Master Plan. We gained a lot of great information from the folks who attended our special Walks in the Woods led by some of the team leading the planning process.

Now we're ready to solicit a little more feedback as we move into public meetings for each park. We'll have one meeting for each of the regional parks, starting with Frick Park on Saturday, October 2. The early session will be an overview of plans for the park along with a dialogue about the park's current and future needs. Then, we'll head out into the park for a mobile workshop on an issue important to that park.

The schedule of meetings is below. We invite everyone to attend, but please RSVP so we'll have an accurate headcount for the mobile workshops. You can reserve your spot here.

Frick Park
Saturday, October 2, 2010
Colfax Elementary School
2332 Beechwood Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

9:00am: Overview and dialogue
10:45am: Mobile workshop: People and Nature - Finding the Balance

Schenley Park
Saturday, October 23, 2010
Pittsburgh Science and Technology Academy
107 Thackeray Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

9:00am: Overview and dialogue
10:45am: Mobile workshop: Taming the Car for More Enjoyable Recreation

Riverview Park
Saturday, October 30, 2010
Pittsburgh Perry High School
3875 Perrysville Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15214

9:00am: Overview and dialogue
10:45am: Mobile workshop: Discovering New Destinations

Highland Park
Saturday, November 6, 2010
Pittsburgh Fulton PreK-5
5799 Hampton Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

9:00am: Overview and dialogue
10:45am: Mobile workshop: Reclaiming Lost Uses - Lake Carnegie and Beyond

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