Rotary Beach Park Master Plan
The City has anticipated an increased population density in the area surrounding the Rotary Beach Park and is currently in the process of developing a Master Plan to respond to the potential increase in use.
At least three issues need to be resolved during the master planning process; future connections to active transportation infrastructure being built, replacements of park washroom facilities, and closure of the south park driveway.
With assistance in funding from the Infrastructure Stimulus Fund and the LocalMotion program, two new multi-use corridors were constructed in the vicinity of Rotary Beach Park. The Casorso-Barrera Road Multi-use Corridor spans from Gordon Drive to Lakeshore Road, terminating at Rotary Beach Park, and the Lakeshore Road Multi-use Corridor from Gyro Beach south to Cook Road, travelling past Rotary Beach Park.
The Lakeshore Road Multi-use corridor concept plans propose two alignments through the park. The master planning process will determine the alignment that minimizes potential conflicts and provides connections at the south end of the park to a future extension to the Manteo / Eldorado boardwalk.
The exit to the park is designed for vehicles turning right only. Many park users attempt to turn left, creating safety concerns. The redesign of the park provides the opportunity to reconfigure parking, increase green park space, and eliminate this driveway.
The schedule for improvements identified in the final master plan is undetermined. As part of the park master plan, the consultant team will prepare a cost estimate for the preferred improvements, and components will be phased in over several years.
Visit the public engagement page to learn more about resident's involvement in this project.
View the design brief for refined design options prepared in response to results obtained from a public survey.
For more information on the Rotary Beach Park Master Plan project, please contact:
Park Planning Manager