Vestavia Hills Living


Official magazine published by the Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce for the City of Vestavia Hills which details the quality of life, education, shopping and lifestyle of Vestavia Hills.

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rooms. The proposed building (ranging from 60,000 sq feet to 45,000 sq feet) would be located at Wald Park next to a proposed new swimming pool facility. • Construction of a premier green space to be located at Wald Park on newly acquired property and in the area of the current Senior Lodge. • Construction of a new swimming pool, pool facilities, and pool amenities to be determined. • Purchase of the building and property adjacent to City Hall (current Gold's Gym facility) for use as a new community center focused on seniors and civic activities. • Renovation of the Cahaba Heights ball fields. • Recreational fields and trail development of the old Altadena Valley Country Club property. • Various upgrades and amenity additions for tennis, softball and baseball programs in several of our parks. • Upgrades and further investment in the athletic components of the old Berry High School property. E X E C U T I O N O F T H E C O M M U N I T Y S P A C E S P L A N The first series of actions associated with the plan was the solicitation of input from the community and reflecting that input with any plan adjustments. There were three town hall events and a month long opportunity for participation in the City's virtual town hall. Upon completion of this community input exercise, the plan is in the process of validation and will be presented to the City Council for approval in the Fall of 2017. If the City Council adopts the plan, an implementation strategy will be put into place. At a minimum, the strategy will include funding recommendations and a timeline for program execution. found in documents on the city's website. Also, a series of town hall meetings were held in November and December 2016. The input from the town hall meetings can also be found on the Vestavia Hills Listens portal at C O M M U N I T Y S P A C E S P L A N C O M P O N E N T S The Community Spaces Plan is a comprehensive plan that will result in improvements across the City, affect a broad range of activities, and provide recreational opportunities for all ages. The major plan components include: • Various upgrades to Wald Park which will elevate its status as a regional park. Proposed upgrades include: • Construction of a multi-purpose center that would include three multi-purpose courts (basketball, wres- tling, volleyball, badminton, etc.) and multi-purpose 20 v e s tav i a h i l l s l i v i n g 2 0 1 7

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