Enhancing Recreation Opportunities at Rick Johnson Memorial Park

Posted on Wednesday January 17, 2024

The City of Pickering is excited to announce a new initiative aimed at enhancing the recreational offerings at Rick Johnson Memorial Park. As a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and families, the park has become a beloved community hub. To ensure the park continues to meet the needs of the community and potential visitors, the City of Pickering is conducting a survey and hosting virtual consultations to receive input from residents.

Virtual consultations will be held via. Zoom on Thursday, February 22 at 7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 27 at 10:00 am, and Wednesday, February 28 at 6:00 pm.

Attendees will have the opportunity to provide valuable feedback on outdoor recreation programs and events they would like to see offered in the park beginning in June 2024. Registration is required for the virtual consultations.

Please visit pickering.ca/active and use the following activity codes to secure your spot and receive the virtual meeting link:

  • Thursday, February 22 - Code 49385
  • Tuesday, February 27 - Code 49384
  • Wednesday, February 28 - Code 49383

Rick Johnson Memorial Park boasts a range of amenities, including a large sports field, a playground, and a gazebo. By gathering feedback through the survey and consultations, the City of Pickering aims to ensure that the park's programming aligns with the interests and needs of the community. The City of Pickering encourages all residents and stakeholders to participate in the survey and attend virtual consultations to have their voices heard. Together, we can create a park that truly reflects the desires of the community.

For more information about the Rick Johnson consultations please visit pickering.ca or contact:

Suzie Inthavivanh
(Acting) Coordinator, Adult and Seniors Programs
905.420.4660 ext. 1117


As the gateway to the east GTA, Pickering (population 94,000) is strategically located where Toronto, York, and Durham Regions meet. An award-winning municipality, Pickering is slated for significant economic and residential growth; offering an unparalleled quality of life for those who live, work, and play here. Its dynamic City Centre has been designated by the Province of Ontario as both an Urban Growth Centre and Mobility Hub and continues to evolve as a preferred destination for creative learning, memorable events, and unique experiences at the heart of a vibrant, connected, and engaged community.