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Burlington Beach Waterfront Park Master Plan


Implementing the Waterfront Park Master Plan

Halton Regional Council approved a Burlington Beach Regional Waterfront Park Master Plan on May 20, 2015. Halton Region, in partnership with the City of Burlington, is now implementing the approved Master Plan. This plan outlines enhancements and improvements that aim to:

  • maximize public accessibility to the Halton Region waterfront by increasing the amount of well distributed public space
  • provide a variety of recreational, cultural and tourism opportunities along the Halton Region waterfront
Burlington Beach Regional Waterfront Park Master Plan
Image illustrating the Burlington Beach Regional Waterfront Park Master Plan phases

Phases and Future Plans

Phase 1

Phase 1 works completed in 2017 included:

  • Upgraded gazebo
  • Concrete walkway
  • Pedestrian lighting and benches
  • Additional tree and perennial plantings
Composite Wood Slat Bench
Isometric view of a composite wood slat bench

Phase 2

Phase 2 works in progress include:

  • Waterfront promenade improvements (including new bollards and asphalt surfacing)
  • Concrete surfacing at seating areas and pathway at west end of the park
  • Renewal of the short concrete wall between upper and lower promenade
  • New railing along the west end of concrete wall
Sketch of new shade structure
Rendering of new shade structure

Future Plans

Works planned for future years include:

  • Habitat restoration and dune protection
  • Additional boardwalks
  • Cultural heritage planning and implementation
  • Related technical studies and monitoring

The Halton Region Waterfront Parks program recognizes the significant environmental, economic, cultural and recreational importance of the Lake Ontario (and the Burlington Bay) shoreline to residents of Halton Region and the Province.