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EDF Outdoor Recreation Centre Outfitting 2023-2024

The DCA is working to outfit the newly constructed EDF Outdoor Recreation Centre with furnishings and sporting equipment

Purpose:  to outfit the EDF Outdoor Recreation Centre with furnishings and sporting equipment so it can be utilized to its fullest potential by community members.  The DCA wants to offer a variety of options for all seasons so the space is versatile and meets the needs of a broad range of patrons.

Sporting Equipment to include: 

1. Basketball hoops (2)

2. Pickle Ball Nets (2)

3. Tether Ball (2)

4. Hockey Nets (2)

5. Line Tape (sub-zero grade)

Furnishings to Include:

1. Tables (to seat up to 200 at events)

2. Chairs

3. Portable Stage

4. Podium

5. Speakers/Mic

6. Projector & Screen

7. Drink dispensers

8. Fridge

9. Freezer

10.Storage

11. Picnic Tables

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Steps:

1.  Fundraising - grants, corporate sponsors, community fundraising events

2.  Purchase & Install

Equipment and Furniture the DCA is fundraising for:

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General Court Lay-out and Site Plan:

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Timeline / Project Updates:

August 15, 2022 - March 1, 2023 - Quotes received for furniture, sporting equipment, installation, and sundry items

March 10, 2023 - Cypress County advised they will be putting 2 permanent bathrooms into the facility, site visit for location occurred.

April 3, 2023 - Cypress County Recreation Board Grant Application Submitted

May 17, 2023 -  2 bathroom units arrived on site, Industrial Backhoes began excavation for in-ground tank

May 17, 2023 -  Elite Electrical hooked up bathroom units (lights and fans)

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May 19, 2023 - Cypress County approved $27,800 capital recreation grant funding to cover tables & chairs, hockey nets, pickleball nets, line marking, and the cold storage container

May 26, 2023 - Construction of the EDF Outdoor Recreation Centre completed

June 1, 2023 - 40' storage container ordered

July 17th, 2023 - Industrial Backhoe finished running water line to tank area, leveled and tamped pad for sea can on south side of Skate Shack.

July 21, 2023 - 40' Sea can was delivered to site and put in place to store sporting equipment and furniture

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July 31, 2023 - 20 x 5' round tables, 20 x 8' rectangle tables, and 60 chairs were ordered from Uline.

August 2, 2023 - Fridge and freezer ordered from Home Depot

August 14, 2023 - Tables and chairs delivered from Uline.  A group of 7 volunteers unboxed and loaded everything into storage on one of the hottest days of the year - 35 degrees!

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If you have questions about this project, please contact us via email at dcadirectors@gmail.com

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