Tom Forsyth Arena Upgrades

Recipient: Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako
Amount: 43926
Date: 2009-07-21
Areas: Burns Lake and Southside
Sectors: Community Infrastructure
Strategy: Tourism-Recreational Infrastructure
Description: This proposal arises from a recently completed feasibility analysis that was completed to determine what improvements are needed to the Tom Forsyth Memorial Arena and prioritize those improvements. The Arena caters to at least 15 user groups, is host to 14 winter tournaments, and 3 summer events. Each event attracts approximately 160 visitors to the community. NKDF approved funding to assist with improvements to the arena according to the priorities identified in the feasibility study.

The Nechako Kitamaat Development Fund Society came to our aid and assisted us with the cost of installing a fire suppression sprinkler system in one of our seniors’ housing complexes in Burns Lake. The funds...

~Lakes District Senior Citizen Housing Association