Sketches for planned new Hawrelak beach released

EDMONTON – The city released new sketches Thursday of a possible $5-million beach at Hawrelak Park and said construction could start as early as this fall.

Consultants with Stantec proposed a shallow wading area and sandy area between the existing lake and the main parking lot. The feature would include boardwalk, outdoor showers and lockers, and lots of space for picnic tables, umbrellas and sunbathers.

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