Rosewood Sports Field

Opened September 2014
Thanks to the Province of British Columbia for providing project funding assistance under the Community Recreation Program.
Rosewood Sports Field Groundbreaking 2013 - CWK Image
About the Project

Field development was recommended, subject to funding, in the Parks and Recreation Master Plan, which Council adopted in July 2010. Council approved construction in 2012 after the Province of British Columbia agreed to contribute a grant, covering nearly half of the project costs.

The site, which will includes the field and the adjacent Mar Jok Elementary School, was secured in partnership with the Central Okanagan School District as part of the neighbourhood development plan.

Project News
Rosewood Sports Field construction cost $890,962, including detailed designs.

Council awarded the construction contract to CGL Contracting Ltd. on July 9, 2013

Groundbreaking Ceremony
The Rosewood Sports Field Ground Breaking was held March 28, 2013.

Mayor Doug Findlater, Board of Education Chair Moyra Baxter and Westside Kelowna MLA Ben Stewart marked the start of construction at a March 28, 2013 event at the site.

Amenities
Rosewood Sports Field is the first full size sports field in the north end of the City of West Kelowna. The project included:
  • Benches
  • Bike rack
  • Fencing and gates
  • Full size (60'x100') sports field plus side and end zones and goal posts
  • Landscaping
  • Pathways
  • Picnic tables
  • Tiered bank seating
  • Washroom (located in adjacent school with outdoor access)

Rosewood Sports Field Funding 2012 - CWK Image
Funding Announced
Rosewood Sports Field Funding Announcement
Mayor Doug Findlater (centre), Westside Kelowna MLA Ben Stewart (right) and Board of Education Chair Rolli Cacchioni attended a funding recognition ceremony at the site on March 20, 2012.
Partnerships
Special thanks to the Province of British Columbia for contributing $400,000, through the Community Recreation Program for Rosewood Sports Field construction.

Thanks also goes to the Central Okanagan School District for its assistance with site planning and design.

Learn More
To learn more about construction of the Rosewood Sports Field project, please contact Roads and Contracts Supervisor Chris Anderson with the District of West Kelowna's Engineering and Operations Division at 778-797-2225.

Please direct questions regarding the new Mar Jok Elementary School to the Central Okanagan School District (No. 23) at 250-860-8888.