Pavilion Construction Starts
Prince George, B.C. – Construction of the new picnic pavilion at Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park is getting underway.
Crews and equipment with Viking Construction of Prince George have been setting up on the site for a job that will continue through the summer.
The completed pavilion will be a venue for family celebrations, performances, events and a celebration of Lheidli T’enneh culture. The completed pavilion will have a 182 square metre (nearly 2,000 square feet) cover and an expanded patio area.
The pavilion will also feature public art panels. The City of Prince George issued a call for artists to submit designs . Submissions will be accepted until the end of the summer.
In order for the construction work to proceed, the picnic area is closed, although some of the picnic tables have been moved to other areas in the park. The playground and the spray park will remain open during the course of construction.
Funding for the project has been secured through the Federal government’s Canada 150 fund, the Province of BC, Northern Development Initiative Trust and the City of Prince George.