City to hold outreach meeting for new Canyon Country Community Center

by David Perez, Staff Writer 24 views0

The City of Santa Clarita is inviting Canyon Country Residents to attend a public outreach meeting to learn about and to provide feedback on the Canyon Country Community Center from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday Nov. 7, at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex/Activities Center located at 20870 Center Pointe Parkway.

This will be the first time residents will get to share their ideas and recommendations for  future programs, activities and services at the center. The ongoing operations of the center will be flexible and continue to evolve while the community engages in the process.

“The Canyon Country Community Center is a Highly anticipated project, which will provide enriching opportunities in a fun and safe environment for the residents of Canyon Country” said mayor Frank Ferry. “the city of Santa Clarita wants to gather feedback to ensure that the Center’s programming and services are reflective on the needs and desires of the community.”

Locals have already started submitting ideas on www.santa-clarita.com/ccccideas such as a “Kids Night Out” event where “Parents drop their kids off for a few hours one evening. The kids watch a movie and do crafts etc. while parents get time to have fun on their own.” The website also features an interactive blog as well as information about upcoming public outreach meetings.

The Canyon Country Community Center, located on Flying Tiger Drive off Sierra Highway, is easily accessible by walking, biking, public transportation or car. It’s designed to provide a hybrid of recreational programming and human services in both a traditional and non-traditional setting. Programs and services will be multi-faceted provided in and around the Center to diverse audiences of children, teens, parents, and seniors.

For more information about the Canyon County Community Center, contact City Recreation Superintendent, Toi Chisom at (661)250-3769 or Community Services Superintendent, Ingrid Hardy at (661) 250-3733. To provide feedback visit Santa-clarita.com/ccccideas.

David Perez, Staff Writer

David Perez is a new media journalist, who currently works for KHTS AM 1220, the Santa Clarita Valleys only radio station. He graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Theatre Arts from Cal. State Univ. Northridge after spending his senior year studying abroad at the University of Hull in Yorkshire, England in 2011. David started writing for Cougar News after taking a Media Entertainment Arts class in 2012.

In his free time David enjoys traveling, swing dancing, playing the ukulele and acting.

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