Prior to 1998
A look at what the farmland looked like prior to the transformation.
Picnic Pavilion was built.
Riverview Trail was added along the river.
The children's playground was upgraded with certified Henderson equipment. A Henderson outdoor fitness area was added at the same time.
The 4800 square foot recreation hall/banquet facility opened.
An overnight camping area was added with serviced sites.
A portion of the open air picnic pavilion was closed in to create an enclosed games room.
The boat storage area was extended.
The beach area was upgraded with a new retaining wall, steps into the water, and a slide. Pea gravel was added to the swimming area.
Shock absorbing pea gravel was installed under the swings in the playground area.
Several overnight camping sites (with power and water) were added in the beach/playground area, the boat storage area was expanded, and two new docks were installed. A beach volleyball court was added in the beach/playground area. The Lang-Hastings hiking trail through the park was widened and upgraded with limestone screenings all the way from Hastings to Peterborough.
The main parking lot at the Recreation Hall was paved. Limited WiFi became available in the office area and Recreation Hall.
The Recreation Hall was expanded to 5900 square feet and improved disabled access was added at the front entrance.
A 'picnic raft' was added at the beach are. 2018 also saw an upgrade to the water purification system.
The Snack Shack was added to the Trans Canada Trail near the pool, a chicken coop was added to the Farm Animal area and the beach was expanded.
Upgrades for the 2022 season included a fishing dock, walkways and improvements to the gazebo in the pool area, and new basketball and road-hockey nets at the paved sports rink.
Upgrades for the 2023 season included a redone sports court, upgraded water filtration system and new docks.