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WILLIAMSONS
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Campground and Day Use Area
City of Revelstoke - Parks, Recreation & Culture Dept.
600 Campbell Ave.
P.O. Box 170
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0
T: (250) 837-9351

CONCEPT PLAN
OCTOBER 30 , 2015
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Draft Review of Assessment & Opportunities

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Landscape + Authentic Mountain Design

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Common to All Concepts

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03 Entry Sign @ Important Wayfinding View

24 Address Awkward Small Campground Sites

04 Narrow Road for One Way Traffic

25 Provide Shade for Playground

05 Campground Registration Parking

26 Flexible Open Space Area

05.1 Potential campground office & caretaker residence

27 Potential Walk-In Tent Sites

06 Vehicular Wayfinding Signage


07 Public Space @ Entrance

07.1 Includes Pedestrian Wayfinding Signage

08 Construct New Day Use & Office Building(s)

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23 Campsites Removed From Beach - Public Beach

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08.1 Change rooms & Washrooms (3M, 3F)


08.2 Wheelchair accessible washroom & change room
08.3 Campground office
08.4 Food service kitchen
08.5 Outdoor covered dining area & viewing deck
08.6 Campground Laundry
08.7 Outdoor wood storage
08.8 Potential caretaker residence
08.9 Rinse showers for day use patrons
08.10 Indoor lockable storage for paddleboards, paddles, etc.
08.11 Formal day use entry/gateway
08.12 Incorporate historical/interpretive information (heritage panels)

09 Re-vegetate Slope

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28 Potential Yurt Camping Area Expansion


28.1 Potential for approx. 4-6 Yurts + parking area - Walk-in only

29 Parking Area for Walk-In Sites Beach Area


30 Potential Fishing/Wildlife Viewing Dock
31 Level Tent Sites & Improve Parking Pad Access
31.1 Level sites with wood berms & fill or retaining walls
31.2 Change vehicle back-in angle where possible
31.3 Improved site marking

32 Private Property Signage


33 Improved No RV Access Sign
34 Potential New Shower/Washroom Location

12 Formalize/Protect Beach Area & Canoe Launch

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13 Permanent Wheelchair Accessible Dock

35 Campsite Improvements

14 Improved Beach Signage

35.1 Defined campsite pads


35.2 Permanent picnic table & fire location

15 Beach Protection - from erosion, etc.

35.3 Improved site marking

10 Formal Path/Stairs Down to Beach


11 Private Property (or Trail) Signage

16 Rotary Outdoor Cooking Shelter

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27.1 ~10 tenting sites


27.2 Opens up the beach to more public use

Construct campground shower/washroom in new location


Showers & Washrooms (3M, 3F)
Wheelchair accessible washroom & shower
Roof extension for covered cooking area (2 cooking areas)
Dish washing station
Screened outdoor materials / gas tank storage

36 Vegetation to Create Privacy Screening

16.1 Wood oven + BBQs


16.2 Covered seating area with picnic tables
16.3 Fish-washing station

37 Remove Dangerous Trees

17 Proposed Recreation/Improvement Area

39 Improved Signage for RV Empty Station

17.1 Hammocks, climbing cubes, slack lines, etc.

18 Activity Area

RE-ISSUE
11.01.2015

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02 Overflow Day Use Parking w/ Improvements

38 Narrow Road for One Way

40 Garbage & Recycling Pick Up Area

18.1 Horseshoes, volleyball, etc.

41 Formalized Day Use Parking Stalls

19 Wheelchair Accessible Pathway to Beach

42 Overflow/Winter Camping Area OR Picnic Area

20 Mini Putt Removed

42.1 Suitable for RVs or tents


42.2 Potential winter yurt area - Move yurts from summer location

21 Succession Planting

43 Reverse Traffic Direction

21.1 Plant tree and species to revegetate degraded areas and replace
existing trees as they near the end of their lifespan

43.1 Improves visual access to day use & office building - wayfinding
43.2 Access to preferred day use parking first

DESCRIPTION

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22 Beach Improvements and Potential New Dock

PROJECT
Williamsons Lake Day Use Area &
Campground Concept Plan

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01 Improved Signage @ Airport Way

SELKIRK PLANNING & DESIGN


Box 1994
101 Second St. E
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0
T: (250) 200-0680
E: selkirkplanning@gmail.com

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CLIENT
City of Revelstoke - Parks, Recreation & Culture Dept.
600 Campbell Ave.
P.O. Box 170
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0
T: (250) 837-9351

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ISSUE
09.08.2015

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PROJECT NO.
2015-COP-WL

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DRAWN BY
FB, JJ

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PROPOSED SITE IMPROVEMENTS

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PUBLIC SPACE
01 Approachable Entrance

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02 New Day Use Building with food service

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03 Covered & open dining patio

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04 Stairs down to beach & permanent dock


05 Viewing/seating area

SELKIRK PLANNING & DESIGN


Box 1994
101 Second St. E
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0
T: (250) 200-0680
E: selkirkplanning@gmail.com

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09 Gateway entrance to park w/ building rooflines


10 Vehicle pick up area w/ seating
11 Bike parking out front of change room
12 Additional bike parking

RE-ISSUE
11.01.2015

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DESCRIPTION

08 New day use change room, washroom + shower

PROJECT
Williamsons Lake Day Use Area &
Campground Concept Plan

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ISSUE
09.08.2015

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PROJECT NO.
2015-COP-WL

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DRAWN BY
FB, JJ

07 Open air picnic shelter with wood stove + BBQs

CLIENT
City of Revelstoke - Parks, Recreation & Culture Dept.
600 Campbell Ave.
P.O. Box 170
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0
T: (250) 837-9351

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DAY USE CHANGE ROOM & WASHROOM

CAMPGROUND SHOWER & WASHROOM

BUILDING DESIGN

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01 Day Use Change Room & Washroom

02 New Campground Shower/Washroom

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02.6
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Washrooms & change rooms (3M, 3F)


Wheelchair accessible washroom & change room
Rinse showers for day use patrons
Storage for cleaning supplies, boiler, etc.
Option to be insulated for winter use in part or whole building

MATERIALS PALETTE
STRUCTURE

Multiple location options


Showers (3M, 3F)
Washrooms (3M, 3F)
Wheelchair accessible washroom & shower
Roof extension for covered cooking area (2 cooking areas)
Dish washing station
Screened materials / gas tank storage
Outdoor wood storage

DETAILING
Attached to cinder block as fascia

Base - Concrete

LOCAL MATERIALS
METAL ROOFING MATERIALS
MODERN
POST & BEAM
RAILWAY HERITAGE

INSPIRATION
SINGLE-PITCH ROOF

MOUNTAIN
FORESTRY HERITAGE

OPEN & INVITING DESIGN


WOOD DETAILS
EASY TO MAINTAIN

Siding - Vertical Laminate Cedar

Wall Structure - Cinder Block - Grey

Siding - Corrugated Metal

Roof Structure - Wood - Post & Beam-

Siding - Standing Seam Metal - Red

RE-ISSUE
11.01.2015

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DESCRIPTION

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PROJECT
Williamsons Lake Day Use Area &
Campground Concept Plan

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CLIENT
City of Revelstoke - Parks, Recreation & Culture Dept.
600 Campbell Ave.
P.O. Box 170
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0
T: (250) 837-9351

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PROJECT NO.
2015-COP-WL

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DRAWN BY
FB, JJ

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09.08.2015

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SELKIRK PLANNING & DESIGN


Box 1994
101 Second St. E
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0
T: (250) 200-0680
E: selkirkplanning@gmail.com

Common to All Concepts

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Roofing - Standing Seam Metal - Grey

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OPTION 1 - COMMUNITY PARK

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02.1 Refer to Option 1 - Community Park - Main Building & Public Space
02.2 2-Storey Office, food service, caretaker suite, equipment storage

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03 Proposed New Change Room & Washroom


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03.2
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3M + 3F Washrooms
3M + 3F Change rooms
1 Wheelchair accessible change room and washroom
2-3 Rinse showers for day use
Maintenance supplies storage

04 Hammock Area

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05 Proposed Beach Timber Seating & Planting


06 Proposed Exercise Circuit Area

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06.1 Climbing Wall/Cubes


06.2 Exercise Circuit
06.3 Slackline Area

07 Proposed Outdoor Amphitheater

08 Proposed Accessible Pathway or Trail

CLIENT
City of Revelstoke - Parks, Recreation & Culture Dept.
600 Campbell Ave.
P.O. Box 170
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0
T: (250) 837-9351

02 Proposed New Main Building

SELKIRK PLANNING & DESIGN


Box 1994
101 Second St. E
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0
T: (250) 200-0680
E: selkirkplanning@gmail.com

01 Landscaped Public Space & Vehicle Pick-up Area

09 Proposed Fishing Dock & Cleaning Station

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Move existing campsite & place building closer to the road


Showers (3M, 3F)
Washrooms (3M, 3F)
Wheelchair accessible washroom & shower
Roof extension for covered cooking area (2 cooking areas)
Dish washing station
Screened outdoor materials / gas tank storage

12 Day Use Picnic & Open Space Area

RE-ISSUE
11.01.2015
PROJECT
Williamsons Lake Day Use Area &
Campground Concept Plan

11 New Campground Shower/Washroom

PROJECT NO.
2015-COP-WL

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DESCRIPTION

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Level sites with wood berms & fill or retaining walls


Change vehicle back-in angle where possible
Improved site marking
30 RV & Tent Campsites

DRAWN BY
FB, JJ

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10.1
10.2
10.3
10.4

ISSUE
09.08.2015

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OPTION 1 - COMMUNITY PARK

MAIN BUILDING
2 Storey Main Day Use Building

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Forms day use entry/gateway with change room building


Park & Heritage Information boards
Option to be insulated for winter & year-round use
First Floor
Campground registration office
Campground laundry - lockable and able to be monitored
Food service kitchen
Outdoor covered dining area & viewing deck
Indoor lockable storage for rental paddleboards, canoes, etc.
Second Floor
Caretaker suite eliminates need for trailer and non-permanent office

RE-ISSUE
11.01.2015

CLIENT
City of Revelstoke - Parks, Recreation & Culture Dept.
600 Campbell Ave.
P.O. Box 170
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0
T: (250) 837-9351
DESCRIPTION

01 Day Use & Office Building

PROJECT
Williamsons Lake Day Use Area &
Campground Concept Plan

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ISSUE
09.08.2015

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PROJECT NO.
2015-COP-WL

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DRAWN BY
FB, JJ

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SELKIRK PLANNING & DESIGN


Box 1994
101 Second St. E
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0
T: (250) 200-0680
E: selkirkplanning@gmail.com

Main Building & Public Space Design

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OPTION 2 - CAMPGROUND FOCUS

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Refer to Building Concept 2


Campground registrations office
Caretaker suite
Campground Laundry
Outdoor wood storage & sale

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02 New Day Use & Change Room Buildings


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02.2
02.3
02.4
02.5
02.6
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Washrooms & change rooms (3M, 3F)


Wheelchair accessible washroom & change room
Food service kitchen
Outdoor covered dining area & viewing deck
Rinse showers for day use patrons
Indoor lockable storage for paddleboards, paddles, etc.
Formal day use entry/gateway

02.8 Incorporate historical/interpretive information (heritage panels)

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03 Walk-In Tent Sites Replace Beach Sites


03.1 ~10 tenting sites
03.2 Opens up the beach to more public use

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04 Expanded Yurt Camping Area


04.1 4-6 Yurts + parking area - Walk-in only

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05 Parking Area for Walk-In Sites & Re-vegetation

CLIENT
City of Revelstoke - Parks, Recreation & Culture Dept.
600 Campbell Ave.
P.O. Box 170
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0
T: (250) 837-9351

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01.3
01.4
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SELKIRK PLANNING & DESIGN


Box 1994
101 Second St. E
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0
T: (250) 200-0680
E: selkirkplanning@gmail.com

01 Campground Registration Building

09 RV Campsite Expansion

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09.2
09.3
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Formal RV pads
Permanent picnic table & fire location
Improved site marking
Vegetation screening

PROJECT
Williamsons Lake Day Use Area &
Campground Concept Plan

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Move existing campsite & place building closer to the road


Showers (3M, 3F)
Washrooms (3M, 3F)
Wheelchair accessible washroom & shower
Roof extension for covered cooking area (2 cooking areas)
Dish washing station
Screened outdoor materials / gas tank storage

PROJECT NO.
2015-COP-WL

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08.5
08.6
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10 Playground Relocated

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10.1 For campground maximization

11 Overflow/Winter Camping Area


11.1 Suitable for RVs or tents
11.2 Potential winter yurt area - Move yurts from summer location

DESCRIPTION

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08 New Campground Shower/Washroom

DRAWN BY
FB, JJ

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07 Improved No RV Access Sign

RE-ISSUE
11.01.2015

06.1 Level sites with wood berms & fill


06.2 Change vehicle back-in angle where possible
06.3 Improved site marking

ISSUE
09.08.2015

06 Level Tent Sites & Improve Parking Pad Access

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OPTION 2 - CAMPGROUND FOCUS

MAIN BUILDINGS
Building 1 - Day Use Main Building
Building 2 - Campground Registration Building

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Food service kitchen


Outdoor covered dining area & viewing deck
Indoor lockable storage for rental paddleboards, canoes, etc.
Forms day use entry/gateway with change room building
Park & Heritage Information boards

02.1

02 Campground Registration Building


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02.2
02.3
02.4
02.5
02.6

Campground registration office


Caretaker suite eliminates need for trailer and non-permanent office
Fenced outdoor space for caretaker
Campground laundry - lockable and able to be monitored
Outdoor wood storage & sale
Option to be insulated for winter & year-round use

SELKIRK PLANNING & DESIGN


Box 1994
101 Second St. E
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0
T: (250) 200-0680
E: selkirkplanning@gmail.com
RE-ISSUE
11.01.2015

02.4

DESCRIPTION

02.5

PROJECT
Williamsons Lake Day Use Area &
Campground Concept Plan

01.3

CLIENT
City of Revelstoke - Parks, Recreation & Culture Dept.
600 Campbell Ave.
P.O. Box 170
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0
T: (250) 837-9351

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ISSUE
09.08.2015

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01 Day Use Area Main Building

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PROJECT NO.
2015-COP-WL

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DRAWN BY
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Main Buildings & Public Space Design

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OPTION 3 - PARK & CAMPGROUND

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02 Proposed New Change Room & Washroom


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3M + 3F Washrooms
3M + 3F Change rooms
1 Wheelchair accessible change room and washroom
2-3 Rinse showers for day use
Maintenance supplies storage

03 Hammock Area

04 Proposed Beach Timber Seating & Planting

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05 Proposed Exercise Circuit Area


05.1 Climbing Wall/Cubes
05.2 Exercise Circuit
05.3 Slackline Area

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06 Proposed Accessible Pathway or Trail

07 Remove awkward tent sites & re-vegetate


08 Proposed Outdoor Amphitheater

CLIENT
City of Revelstoke - Parks, Recreation & Culture Dept.
600 Campbell Ave.
P.O. Box 170
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0
T: (250) 837-9351

01.1 Refer to Option 1 - Community Park - Main Building & Public Space
01.2 2-Storey Office, food service, caretaker suite, equipment storage

SELKIRK PLANNING & DESIGN


Box 1994
101 Second St. E
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0
T: (250) 200-0680
E: selkirkplanning@gmail.com

01 Proposed New Main Building

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RE-ISSUE
11.01.2015

12 Parking Area for Walk-In Sites Beach Area

13 Level Tent Sites & Improve Parking Pad Access


13.1 Level sites with wood berms & fill or retaining walls
13.2 Change vehicle back-in angle where possible
13.3 Improved site marking

14 Potential New Shower/Washroom Location


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14.2
14.3
14.4
14.5
14.6

Construct campground shower/washroom in new location


Showers & Washrooms (3M, 3F)
Wheelchair accessible washroom & shower
Roof extension for covered cooking area (2 cooking areas)
Dish washing station
Screened outdoor materials / gas tank storage

15 Campsite Improvements

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15.1 Defined campsite pads


15.2 Permanent picnic table & fire location
15.3 Improved site marking

16 Overflow/Winter Camping Area OR Picnic Area


16.1 Suitable for RVs or tents
16.2 Potential winter yurt area - Move yurts from summer location

DESCRIPTION

11 Potential Fishing/Wildlife Viewing Dock

PROJECT
Williamsons Lake Day Use Area &
Campground Concept Plan

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10.1 Potential for approx. 2-3 Yurts + parking area - Walk-in only

PROJECT NO.
2015-COP-WL

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10 Yurt Camping Area Expansion

DRAWN BY
FB, JJ

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09.1 ~8 tenting sites

ISSUE
09.08.2015

09 Potential Walk-In Tent Sites

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OPTION 3 - PARK & CAMPGROUND

MAIN BUILDING
1 Storey Main Day Use Building

01.1 Campground registration office


01.2 Caretaker suite eliminates need for trailer and non-permanent office
01.3 Campground laundry - lockable and able to be monitored
01.4 Food service kitchen
01.5 Kitchen storage
01.6 Outdoor covered dining area & viewing deck
01.7 Indoor lockable storage for rental paddleboards, canoes, etc.
01.8 Option to be insulated for winter & year-round use
01.9 Forms day use entry/gateway with change room building
01.10 Park & Heritage Information boards

CLIENT
City of Revelstoke - Parks, Recreation & Culture Dept.
600 Campbell Ave.
P.O. Box 170
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0
T: (250) 837-9351
RE-ISSUE
11.01.2015

DESCRIPTION

01 Day Use & Office Building

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PROJECT
Williamsons Lake Day Use Area &
Campground Concept Plan

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ISSUE
09.08.2015

01.5

PROJECT NO.
2015-COP-WL

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DRAWN BY
FB, JJ

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SELKIRK PLANNING & DESIGN


Box 1994
101 Second St. E
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0
T: (250) 200-0680
E: selkirkplanning@gmail.com

Main Building & Public Space Design

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Public Information Meeting November 23rd, 2015


Williamsons Lake Park & Campground Site Plan Options
PROJECT PURPOSE

To improve and enhance Williamsons Lake


Make it feel like a community park rather than a private campground
Create a great public space and increase resident and tourist visits

Please review the three concepts and answer the following questions:
1. How often do you visit Williamsons Lake Campground and Day Use Area?
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I have never been there


Once per year
Multiple times per year

2. After reviewing Concept 1 please indicate your opinion using the following scale 1 I dont feel
this is appropriate - 5 this is very appropriate

3. After reviewing Concept 2 please indicate your opinion using the following scale 1 I dont feel
this is appropriate - 5 this is very appropriate

4. After reviewing Concept 3 please indicate your opinion using the following scale 1 I dont feel
this is appropriate - 5 this is very appropriate

5. Please circle your top 3 proposed amenities for Williamsons Lake:


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Improved signage and wayfinding


Improved buildings
Accessible pathway
Proposed docks
Improved campsites
Improved site markers
Landscape improvements and succession planting
Hammock area
Exercise nodes / circuit
Amphitheatre
Expanded yurt camping

Public Information Meeting November 23rd, 2015


Williamsons Lake Park & Campground Site Plan Options

6. Please use this space to include any comments you may have regarding the concepts, proposed
amenities, or the public engagement process.

Thank you for your participation


Feedback from this open house will be a component of the decision-making framework, which will help guide
the prioritization, and refinement of the final concept design and future project phases. Comments will be
maintained for use during the design process and may be included in report documentation. With the exception
of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record.
Please submit comments to Laurie Donato, Director of Parks, Recreation & Culture at prc@revelstoke.ca by
November 27th, 2015.
** Please Note:

Your name and address are required for your comments to be considered**

Name:

Address:

Email or Phone #: (optional)


CITY OF REVELSTOKE
PARKS, RECREATION & CULTURE DEPARTMENT
P.O. BOX 170
REVELSTOKE, B.C. V0E 2S0
(250) 837-9351 * EMAIL: prc@reveslstoke.ca