Survey seeks visitors’ thoughts about Maffeo Sutton Park

NANAIMO – Visitors to Maffeo Sutton Park can expect to be asked about future plans for the park.

Visitors to Maffeo Sutton Park over the next few months can expect to meet surveyors who might approach them regarding future plans for the park.

Teams of surveyors will be asking for opinions in regard to the second phase of development for Nanaimo’s busiest park.

Maffeo Sutton Park developed over the last 40 years from an industrial site into Nanaimo’s destination waterfront park.

City council and parks, recreation and culture staff are keen to gather public input as they move forward in planning for Maffeo Sutton Park.

The public is being asked to consider what would make Maffeo Sutton Park better and what should the priorities for improvements be?

If you have some thoughts on how to continue to improve on the park, please consider sharing those ideas in the following ways:

u Talk to a park visitor surveyor in the park during the summer of 2012;

u Complete the online survey at;

u Attend an open house at the park and fill out a park survey. Dates will be posted in the park, in local papers and online;

u E-mail your opinions and input to or call 250-756-5200.

For more information about this and other park projects, please visit  or call Kirsty MacDonald, parks and open space planner at 250-755-7506.