Empire Multi-Court Community Feedback

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As the City prepares to welcome the community to the Empire Multi-Court in 2022, your feedback is important to best understand how you'll use the courts, when, and in what capacity (individual, group, team, etc.). This page will be updated with new information and updates as they become available.

The first step in this process is to get some community feedback on the court's potential usage. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey and share your thoughts on how we can shape Welland together.

As the City prepares to welcome the community to the Empire Multi-Court in 2022, your feedback is important to best understand how you'll use the courts, when, and in what capacity (individual, group, team, etc.). This page will be updated with new information and updates as they become available.

The first step in this process is to get some community feedback on the court's potential usage. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey and share your thoughts on how we can shape Welland together.

  • More about the Courts

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    Empire Homes has purchased land in southern Welland (Dain City Area)

    As a part of the future development by Empire Homes, a Multi-Purpose Court was proposed located at the WIFC North Course

    The Multi-Purpose Courts will be located at the west of the upper parking lot

    The Multi-Purpose Courts include:

    • Clubhouse
    • Tennis courts
    • Pickleball courts
    • Basketball (full and half) courts
    • Volleyball courts

    The Multi-Purpose Courts provide a great opportunity for the growth of outdoor sports within the community

    A business plan is being created to address the following items that will impact events at the WIFC:

    • Parking
    • Traffic Flow
    • Usage during events

    Construction has begun and is scheduled to be completed by the spring of 2022.

    Jumpstart Inclusive Muti-Sport Court

    Jumpstart is gifting an Inclusive Multisport Court enhancement as a sub-facility within the Empire Multi-Purpose Court to the City of Welland

    The gift also includes an inclusive Splash Pad at the WIFC

    Key Features are:

    • Sport/para-sport court lines
    • 6 fixed height, 2 adjustable height basketball nets
    • High contrast four-square court & Hop Scotch
    • Contrasting colours to support visual impairment
    • Shaded double wide benches for improved accessibility
    • Accessing seating and tables
    • Shaded accessible bleachers
    • 4 double wide entry points
    • 4 LED overhead court lights
    • Cushion Comfort Plus Laykold acrylic serfacing system
Page last updated: 23 September 2021, 11:16