H. Murray Smith Centennial Park Project

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Image of grass and trees.The land at 209 Victoria Street South was originally part of the Bell Farm and was acquired by the Town in 1933. Eventually, this grew to become the largest recreational park in Amherstburg. In 1977, the same year in which Murray Smith was named "Citizen of the Year" by the AMA Chamber of Commerce, the name was officially changed to H. Murray Smith Centennial Park. Smith served as mayor from 1965 to 1978, during which he was instrumental in the construction of the Community Centre Arena and the development of Centennial Park.

The land continues to be a public space and a portion is currently under construction as the future home of Amherstburg's NEW High School. Let's work on creating a beautiful space for residents of all ages and abilities.


Thank you to all who participated in the first phase of public engagement, as your participation helped shape the revised plan to meet our community's needs. Any results from the first consultation process can be found in the Documents section of this page.

We are now in the second phase of public engagement and look forward to your feedback again.

When viewing the plans for H. Murray Smith Centennial Park, you may also want to consider the plans identified in the Jack Purdie Park Project on Talk the Burg. These two parks are less than 0.8 kilometres from one another. To best accommodate our community's greatest needs, we have taken a strategic approach for the location of amenities to ensure we deliver fiscally responsible plans. View all concept drawings n the Documents Section of the project page.

SURVEY and PUBLIC CONSULTATION have now concluded. Thank you to everyone who took the time to contribute. The survey results are under review and will be found in the DOCUMENTS section of this page when the report is complete. The next steps for this project can be seen in the LIFECYCLE section of this page.

Any additional accessibility needs should be communicated to accessibility@amherstburg.ca.

Image of grass and trees.The land at 209 Victoria Street South was originally part of the Bell Farm and was acquired by the Town in 1933. Eventually, this grew to become the largest recreational park in Amherstburg. In 1977, the same year in which Murray Smith was named "Citizen of the Year" by the AMA Chamber of Commerce, the name was officially changed to H. Murray Smith Centennial Park. Smith served as mayor from 1965 to 1978, during which he was instrumental in the construction of the Community Centre Arena and the development of Centennial Park.

The land continues to be a public space and a portion is currently under construction as the future home of Amherstburg's NEW High School. Let's work on creating a beautiful space for residents of all ages and abilities.


Thank you to all who participated in the first phase of public engagement, as your participation helped shape the revised plan to meet our community's needs. Any results from the first consultation process can be found in the Documents section of this page.

We are now in the second phase of public engagement and look forward to your feedback again.

When viewing the plans for H. Murray Smith Centennial Park, you may also want to consider the plans identified in the Jack Purdie Park Project on Talk the Burg. These two parks are less than 0.8 kilometres from one another. To best accommodate our community's greatest needs, we have taken a strategic approach for the location of amenities to ensure we deliver fiscally responsible plans. View all concept drawings n the Documents Section of the project page.

SURVEY and PUBLIC CONSULTATION have now concluded. Thank you to everyone who took the time to contribute. The survey results are under review and will be found in the DOCUMENTS section of this page when the report is complete. The next steps for this project can be seen in the LIFECYCLE section of this page.

Any additional accessibility needs should be communicated to accessibility@amherstburg.ca.

  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    We appreciate you taking the time to complete this survey for H. Murray Smith Centennial Park. Thank you to all who completed the 2021 Centennial Park Survey, which helped shape the concept plan you will be providing feedback on today.

    When viewing the plans for H. Murray Smith Centennial Park, you may also want to consider the plans identified in the Jack Purdie Park Project on Talk the Burg. These two parks are less than 0.8 kilometres from one another. To best accommodate our community's greatest needs, we have taken a strategic approach for the location of amenities to ensure we deliver fiscally responsible plans. All concept drawings can be found in the Documents Section of each project page. 

    Please ensure every question is filled out as specified if you complete a hard copy of the survey. Incomplete, hard copies of the survey cannot be included in the final tally. 

    Your completed hard copies of the survey can be brought to:

    • Town Hall, 271 Sandwich Street South or 
    • The Libro Centre, 3295 Meloche Road or
    • Mailed: Town Hall, 271 Sandwich Street, Amherstburg, ON, N9V 2A5. 

    All surveys must be received by Thursday, March 31, 2022. 

    To provide additional feedback or comments, please email  aburgparks@amherstburg.ca

    Any additional accessibility needs should be communicated to accessibility@amherstburg.ca.

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Page last updated: 01 Apr 2022, 09:56 AM