City launches outdoor sporting complex study

The study will comprehensively review the project site's existing sporting fields, surrounding space...

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Lloydminster, AB/SK – The City of Lloydminster is dedicated to providing residents with indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities and facilities. As part of this commitment, the City invites the greater Lloydminster community to participate in the outdoor sporting complex study, which will set the vision and development for the Driven Energy Legion Ball Park and VLA Soccer Fields.

The study will comprehensively review the project site's existing sporting fields, surrounding spaces, infrastructure and programming opportunities. It will provide recommendations on expansion, redevelopment, maintenance and enhanced services over the next 10 to 15 years to create a unified site for everyone to enjoy.

Current Amenities

The Driven Energy Legion Ball Park currently features six diamonds, associated infrastructure/facilities, outbuildings, group storage structures, maintenance grounds, walking trails, picnic areas and a playground. Similarly, the VLA Soccer Field site includes three full-size soccer pitches and user group storage structures. While the two facilities operate independently, they have minor connections via pedestrian access.

How to get involved

The project seeks input from residents and community partners. Lloydminster residents are encouraged to participate in the study by one of the following three options:

  • Online at YourVoiceLloyd.ca/OutdoorSport. The online survey is available until 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2023. 
  • Via printed copies of the survey, available at City Hall (4420 50 Avenue) and the Operations Centre (6623 52 Street). All paper copies must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2023, please note facilities may close before 11:59 p.m.
  • An online Q&A board at YourVoiceLloyd.ca/OutdoorSport. A member of the project team will answer questions and project concerns.

The City of Lloydminster's primary goal is to create an outdoor sporting complex that works in unison for multiple sports and leisure activities. The feedback collected through the survey will be summarized and help inform the recommendations of the City of Lloydminster’s outdoor sporting complex study.  

For more information about the study, visit YourVoiceLloyd.ca/OutdoorSport

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