Kiyām Community Park (formerly Franklin & Main Park Project)

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Construction is underway!

Construction is nearing completion for the Kiyām Community Park in downtown Fort McMurray. Seasonal and temperature-sensitive construction work will be completed throughout summer 2022.

The final design is available for viewing here.

Throughout public engagement resident’s feedback was considered and reflected as part of the final design. The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) would like to thank all residents for their ongoing support and feedback regarding the park.

The project will address vacant land through the development of an inclusive community park that contributes to improved health and safety and beautification, while supporting ongoing investment and revitalization downtown.

Some featured amenities are:

  • Full-size FiBA basketball court / multi-use surface
  • Medicine wheel rock garden
  • Natural playground
  • Micro business spaces
  • Public washrooms
  • Individual and group seating areas
  • Outdoor electronic charging stations
  • Onsite access to electricity for special events
  • Bike racks
  • Landscaped areas including trees
  • Interactive water fountain feature
  • Multi-Color atmosphere lighting
  • Shade structures
  • Flag poles including one for special events
  • Inviting pathways
  • Community event space
  • Ice skating path area
  • Winter warm up areas
  • Public art elements
  • Parking
  • Interpretive elements
  • Heritage plaque
  • Food service area
  • Multi-use seating and stage platform

To stay updated on construction updates visit rmwb.ca/construction and subscribe!


This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada.

Construction is underway!

Construction is nearing completion for the Kiyām Community Park in downtown Fort McMurray. Seasonal and temperature-sensitive construction work will be completed throughout summer 2022.

The final design is available for viewing here.

Throughout public engagement resident’s feedback was considered and reflected as part of the final design. The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) would like to thank all residents for their ongoing support and feedback regarding the park.

The project will address vacant land through the development of an inclusive community park that contributes to improved health and safety and beautification, while supporting ongoing investment and revitalization downtown.

Some featured amenities are:

  • Full-size FiBA basketball court / multi-use surface
  • Medicine wheel rock garden
  • Natural playground
  • Micro business spaces
  • Public washrooms
  • Individual and group seating areas
  • Outdoor electronic charging stations
  • Onsite access to electricity for special events
  • Bike racks
  • Landscaped areas including trees
  • Interactive water fountain feature
  • Multi-Color atmosphere lighting
  • Shade structures
  • Flag poles including one for special events
  • Inviting pathways
  • Community event space
  • Ice skating path area
  • Winter warm up areas
  • Public art elements
  • Parking
  • Interpretive elements
  • Heritage plaque
  • Food service area
  • Multi-use seating and stage platform

To stay updated on construction updates visit rmwb.ca/construction and subscribe!


This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada.

  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

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    Engagement feedback will be considered to create one finalized park design.

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Page last updated: 28 Apr 2022, 12:58 PM