NEWS 2010

Fall 2010 - Grand Opening of Sports Field

Another new addition to the park is a regulation size soccer field and running track. Basketball and tennis courts with lighting have also been built and a former gate connecting Whitney Pier to the park has been reopened, allowing sports enthusiasts to enjoy the new amenities.

"Harbourside Park's recent infrastructure milestones will continue to attract businesses to the area, creating good jobs and growing the economy," said MLA Gordie Gosse, on behalf of Bill Estabrooks, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal. "The revitalization of the former industrial site will have a lasting impact on the community."

Another new addition to the park is a regulation size soccer field and running track. Basketball and tennis courts with lighting have also been built and a former gate connecting Whitney Pier to the park has been reopened, allowing sports enthusiasts to enjoy connecting Whitney Pier to the park has reopened, allowing sports enthusiasts to enjoy the new amenities.

Office space at Harbourside Commercial Park is at full capacity. The 14 businesses employ 142 full-time and 20 part-time employees.

The regulation size soccer field and ¼ mile running track commenced construction in the fall of 2008, with drainage infrastructure and grading/topsoil material placed by late December 2008. Work since resumed with the final shaping and seeding of the playing field and the construction of the running track. Regulation basketball court and tennis court with lighting have been constructed as well.

A parking lot is in place, there are two sets of bleachers, and benches adjacent to the track. The former #5 Gate connecting to Whitney Pier has been reopened allowing for pedestrian and bicycle traffic. As each facet of this facility has been completed there have been local active enthusiasts availing themselves of the amenities it has to offer. The facility is a cornerstone for Harbourside Commercial Park, open to those within the Park and all district recreational users.

cutting of the ribbon    cutting of the ribbon

soccer game

 

Summer 2010 - Completion of Ferry Street - Spar Road Interconnection

The completion of this intersection allows for better traffic flow through the Harbourside Park while providing direct access off the 125 series 100 highway to the waterfront docks.

intersection on the Spar Road

 

 

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sydney boardwalk


Harbourside Commercial Park is located in scenic Cape Breton. A beautiful boardwalk is located on the waterfront where a variety of concerts and festivities are presented.


grandmother on the boardwalk

 

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