The Credit River has been a source of food,
water and transportation for more than 10,000 years and directly influenced the founding of
Port Credit, Erindale, Streetsville and Meadowvale in present-day Mississauga. Today, the
27 kilometres of river that flows through the City divides Mississauga east to west, is home to
thousands of animals and plants and is a natural wonder amidst our great City.
In consultation with residents, community organizations, regional, provincial and federal
stakeholders, the consulting team retained by the City has developed a a 25 year strategy to
preserve and enhance the 1600 acres of parkland and natural areas that run along the Credit
The Credit River Parks Strategy is the
largest and most integrated project the City has ever completed with regard to parkland.
- an extensive ecological review;
- design concepts for seven feature sites within the system;
- recommendations to align with municipal, provincial and federal objectives;
- technical recommendations and construction *estimates to support the "green"
infrastructure required for the natural heritage system, all-season recreation, education, and
Below, please find the draft strategy the proposed master plan and the preferred concepts for
seven feature park sites within the system.
We encourage you to review the plans & documents and let us know your thoughts. Please
e-mail or contact the Credit River Parks Strategy Team at 905-615-3200 ext.4498 or e-mail email@example.com
before April 15,
with your feedback.