Who are the consultants leading this project?

    A world-leading team has been selected for the design and build of the skate and bike parks in Topaz Park. The Vancouver-based team of New Line Skateparks, van der Zalm + associates, and Alpine Bike Parks was selected for the $3 million project through a public competition.

    The New Line team brings a wealth of experience, passion and expertise for designing and building internationally renowned municipal park facilities. Together, the team has completed more than 300 highly recognized projects across Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia over the last 20 years. 

    The core team is comprised of landscape architects, engineers, arborists, community outreach specialists, and construction professionals who are also high-level skateboarders and BMX/mountain biking enthusiasts. The team also includes gender equity, accessibility, and youth programming experts to ensure the new skate and bike park meets the wide-ranging needs of the community.