Waterdown Skating Loop + Park Pathway Design

Waterdown, Ontario


In 2014, Seferian Design Group was retained by the City of Hamilton to provide landscape architectural design services for the new skating loop in Waterdown Memorial Park. Our team worked collaboratively with the City and the consulting team to develop a landscape design that: implemented a consistent municipal design and technical standard; encouraged a high standard of landscape design; ensured safe and efficient pedestrian access, connections, and circulation; and created appropriate relationships and transitions between built form and public space.


Location: Waterdown, ON

Size: 7 ha

Client: City of Hamilton

Project Team:
SDG, Landscape Architects
Invizij, Architects
Toms + Mcnally Design, Architects

Services Provided: Preliminary Design, Permit/Tender/Construction Drawings, Contract Administration, Post Occupancy Evaluation.  


“Waterdown Ice Loop is open to all” Julia Lovett, Flamborough Review, December 17, 2018.

“Best Outdoor Skating Spots in Hamilton” Seema Narula, The In Let Online, December 13, 2017.

“City Spotlight: The Waterdown Rotary Memorial Skate Path” Rebuild Hamilton, September 21, 2016.

“The 10 best skating paths and trails in and around Toronto” Ainsley Smith, Daily Hive, November 13, 2017.

“Residents love idea of ice loop coming to Waterdown” Daniel Nolan, The Hamilton Spectator, March 25, 2014.


2016 City of Hamilton Urban Design and Architecture Award of Merit in the Small Project: Renovation Institutional Category.