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Lake Wilcox Park

Photo: Family walking along the promenade at Lake Wilcox ParkThe Lake Wilcox shoreline is getting a makeover! The master plan includes:

  • A waterfront promenade - now open!
  • A new splash pad, washrooms and parking lot - now open! 
  • A youth area - public consultation and design underway
  • Redevelopment of the Canoe Club area - scheduled for 2021


    Lake Wilcox Park Master Plan
  • Lake Wilcox Park Overall Master Plan [PDF]
  • Lake Wilcox Park Waterfront Promenade Plan [PDF]
  • Lake Wilcox Park Design Features [PDF]


    Youth Area - Design Underway
    We're planning to create a unique space for youth (ages 13 to 19) at the south end of Lake Wilcox Park. It is expected to include a skatepark, 4 beach volleyball courts, 2 multi-use courts for basketball, futsal soccer and ball hockey, fitness equipment, wifi access and space to hang out and socialize.

    We want this park to be a fun and exciting space that teens can enjoy. In order to achieve this, we got feedback from more than 300 Richmond Hill teens and their parents through an online survey, information booths and workshops.

    The proposed design was presented at a public open house on June 9. Residents were also able to review and comment online. The comment period is now closed and we are reviewing all of the feedback received. Thank you to everyone who participated.

    Lake Wilcox Park Youth Area Proposed Concept Plan [PDF]
    Lake Wilcox Park Youth Area Proposed Concept Plan - Skatepark [PDF]

    Construction of the youth area will take place in 2017 pending budget approval.

    For more information, contact John Tiberio, Project Manager at 905-747-6389 or john.tiberio@richmondhill.ca.

    Swimming at Lake Wilcox
    Please be advised that swimming is not permitted from Town property at Lake Wilcox. The water area is unsupervised and unsafe for swimming. Potential hazards include: high levels of bacteria which may pose a risk to your health. As well, sink holes, sharp items such as fishing lures and broken glass may also be present and pose a hazard.

    For more information about the Lake Wilcox Park project , contact Samuel Ng, Project Manager at 905-747-6463 or samuel.ng@richmondhill.ca.

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