Joint federal, provincial, and recipient funding through the Investing in Canada plan will support four community and recreational infrastructure projects in Peterborough County.
The Government of Canada is investing more than $3.3 million toward these projects, with the Government of Ontario providing over $2.8 million through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada plan. The recipients are responsible for the remainder of funding, with contributions of more than $2.2 million combined toward their respective projects.
Recipient/ Other Funding
Community Centre Expansion Project
Township of Asphodel-Norwood
The project will construct a 3,500 square foot expansion to the community centre. The expansion will include a studio space, fitness area and accessible change rooms and showers. The expansion will better meet the recreational and social needs of residents and the surrounding communities.
Enhancing Accessibility and Safety at the Mount Community Centre
The Mount Community Centre
The project will upgrade the community centre by installing an elevator and upgrading washrooms to improve accessibility. Other work will include replacing sanitary lines, upgrading storm water management and creating additional parking spaces. The project will allow more community residents to access recreational activities.
Havelock - Belmont - Methuen Community Centre Improvements
Township of Havelock-Belmont-Methuen
The project involves multiple upgrades, including the installation of an elevator and other access improvements. In addition, the roof system will be replaced, the refrigeration system improved, the basement area will be repurposed to create new space for recreational events and programming, and the fire alarm and suppression systems will be replaced. The project will support the continued delivery of recreational services and programming to the community.
Replacement of Existing Culvert on Trail E108 with New Engineered Steel Bridge
Central Eastern Area Snowmobile Region Association
Galway-Cavendish and Harvey
The project will replace a deteriorated, 4' diameter culvert with a new 30' clear span steel bridge that includes bearing pads and buttress improvements. Work will improve water flow, and stabilize the existing trail bed and riverbanks from erosion.