REC-REATE Strathcona Gardens consists of four phases:

  1. The Facility Needs Assessment – 2015-16
  2. The Project Planning Phase (Feasibility study) – 2017
  3. The Schematic Design Phase – 2018
  4. The Detailed Design Phase – Fall 2021
  5. Tender Completion – Fall 2021
  6. The Project Delivery Phase (Funding/Construction) – Fall 2021 construction subject to funding
Needs Assessment (Phase 1)
  • Study to understand (1) whether the present service delivery is meeting the needs and expectations of the community or are additional programs and services needed now or in the future and (2) does the existing facility allow for delivery of appropriate services for the next 5 to 20 years and if not, how should it be improved?
  • Public engagement (household surveys, user focus groups, public open house, key informant interviews and workshops)
  • Study completed in June 2015 (Strathcona Gardens Facility Needs Assessment – Final Report
Project Planning (Phase 2 & 3)
Project Delivery (Phase 4)
  • Construction targeted to commence in Fall 2021