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Re-Name Cushman Road Park

The City of St Catharines has received a request to re-name Cushman Road Park.

Finalists for the new name for Cushman Road Park

  1. Bridgeview ParkCushman Road Park
  2. Carlton Crossing Park
  3. Grant Park
  4. Lock Two Park
  5. Meredith Park
  • Sorry, voting for the five finalists closed July 9.
  • A new name for Cushman Road Park will go to City Council for consideration in August.

Background on Cushman Road Park

While there is little historical information available about the park, it is likely to have been named after Cushman Road, as previously Cushman Road was accessible from the park.

Re-naming of Parks Policy

The City’s Naming Policy for Parks, Trails and Recreational Facilities, recognizes that the names of City parks, trails and recreation facilities have a significant influence on the sense of community. The City encourages names that reflect and acknowledge the area’s history, heritage and environment through a transparent, equitable and efficient naming policy.

The naming policy prioritizes names in the following order;

  1. Civic or historical significance
  2. Location or features
  3. Significant individuals, families, organizations and foundations
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