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Multi-Sport Indoor Facility Project and Feasibility Study

To read and/or download the SportHamilton Multi-Sport Indoor Facility Feasibility Study & Business Plan 2018, click on the document below.


Update July 23, 2020

Attached below you will find an Information Report in response to the City Staff report presented to Emergency and Community Services Committee in June, 2020. This a comprehensive summary of Investing in Canadian Infrastructure Program and the request made to Hamilton City Council  by the Hamilton Collaborative Partnership Group outlining the details and business plan for the Multi Sport Indoor Facility Project.

The support of all Hamilton sport groups would be greatly appreciated for this much needed sport facility  to be built for the Hamilton and  surrounding area community.

Please contact your Member of Provincial Parliament to encourage them to support this project as soon as possible.

If you have any questions or comments please contact Committee Chair Kevin Gonci  email:  kgonci4@gmail.com

Thank you for your support.

MEMBER OF PROVINCIAL PARLIAMENT

Andrea Horwath: HAMILTON CENTER horwatha-qp@ndp.on.ca

Jane McKenna: BURLINGTON jane.mckenna@pc.ola.org

Paul Miller: HAMILTON EAST-STONEY CREEK  pmiller-qp@ndp.on.ca

Sam Oosterhoff: NIAGARA WEST sam.oosterhoff@pc.ola.org

Sandy Shaw: HAMILTON WEST ANCASTER DUNDAS  SShaw-CO@ndp.on.ca

Donna Skelly: FLAMBOROUGH GLANBROOK  donna.skelly@pc.ola.org

Multi-Sport Indoor Facility Project Update July 10,2020

Our Project Planning Committee will be submitting an Information Report to the Emergency & Community Services Committee on July 13th .
 
Project Synopsis
  1. Athletics Ontario is the Provincial Sport Governing Body for track & field and has agreed to serve as the Lead Applicant for a Federal infrastructure grant which will be directed at covering the costs of our proposed facility development.
  2. This application is on behalf of thirty community partner organizations that have indicated a need for additional indoor facility space.
  3. The funding application totals $60 million and we are requesting the City of Hamilton to provide a land contribution, $8 million capital contribution (paid over four years and repaid thorough facility operational revenues), and $8 million in debt financing which will be repaid thorough project Development Charges.
  4. Our business plan indicates annual facility revenues of over $2 million, $4 million in sports tourism, and $14 million annually into the local economy.
  5. We have also identified that our project can serve as a Commonwealth Games venue and if successful, our funding application will save Hamilton taxpayers over $45 million in venue development costs.

MULTI SPORT INDOOR FACILITY PROJECT Update February 2020

Hamilton Collaborative Partnership Group (HCPG) organization.

  • Our official organization name will be known as the “Hamilton Collaborative Partnership Group” (HCPG).
  • We will be operating as an unregistered Not-for-Profit entity.
  • Our Project Committee is comprised of community volunteers dedicated to the stated project goals for the betterment of the Hamilton community and without personal gain or benefit of one organization.
  • Our role is to facilitate collaborative partnerships towards the development of a new and inclusive community hub facility which will benefit a variety of community needs and interests.
  • Community Hub vision: inclusive and accessible public facility which provides a variety of programs and services for the benefit of Hamilton residents.
  • Programs and services include and not limited to sport; recreation; health & wellness; social services; multi-generational programming; high performance training; health care and rehabilitation; Senior’s active living; youth programs; and cultural Centre.
  • Collaborative partnership model for a greater economies of scale; cost effectiveness and efficiency; and synergies.

 Presentation to Healthy & Safe Communities Committee – Thursday February 7th at 1:30 pm.

  • Letters of Support from various sport organizations will be included as part of the submission along with information.

MULTI SPORT INDOOR FACILITY PROJECT UPDATE DECEMBER 2019

Project Committee has successfully submitted a funding application to the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, requesting funding to support our project. This was a rather in-depth application which took over three weeks to prepare and the application process will be very competitive.
Sport organization assistance to ensure that our application stands-out from the many other submissions and would ask that you forward a letter of project support to both MP Filomena Tassi and MPP Donna Skelly (contact details below) before December 10th.

MULTI-SPORT INDOOR FACILITY PROJECT- SPORT COMMUNITY HELP NEEDED

As another follow-up to the Feasibility Study, The Hamilton Collaborative Partnership Group will present a proposal to the Healthy and Safe Communities Committee and members Hamilton City Council on October 17,2019 at 1:30 pm in council  chambers, City Hall.

This presentation will address the development of a new Community Multi-Sport Indoor Facility  with the City of Hamilton as a potential partner. This new facility will provide tremendous benefits to our community and surrounding regions .

On behalf of our  Committee we would like to ask your assistance in forwarding the following e-mail  below to Hamilton City Councillors before October 17th.  
 
All current  Councillor email addresses are listed below for your convenience.
 
Please take the time to share this request with members of your club/organization/family.
 
WE SUPPORT MULTI-SPORT (Caption)
 
Dear Councillor.
 
Our family or Sport Club supports the efforts of the Hamilton Collaborative Partnership Group towards a proposed partnership agreement with the City of Hamilton to build a new community multi-sport facility in Hamilton. We would encourage you to seek any and all opportunities to support this project including joining a proposed funding application through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program.
 
Sincerely,
 
John Smith
Hamilton Resident