Outdoor Recreation Priorities – July 10th, 2015 meeting


Outdoor Recreation Meeting Priorities:  July 10, 2015


Discussion Item Leader Next Steps Timeline
Dam Overlook Project Ron Kilburn  Across from VFW near the dam. Support provided by Swanton Village. Go check it out! Completed June, 2015


RiseVt Betsy Fournier New Grant to promote healthy lifestyles.  We ALL need to sign up at RiseVT.com and “Take the Pledge” to commit to a healthier lifestyle.

It’s Free!

All Summer
Bike Racks Mary Metayer Submitted a request to purchase 4 bike racks.

Locations (up for further discussion) to be determined

July, 2015
Biking Group Mary Metayer and/or Joel Clark from Downtown/Walkability Group Connect with the Downtown/Walk-

ability Group.  Invite EVERYONE to save the date  Oct. 7-9th Mark Fenton a nationwide expert on healthy communities

consultant will be visiting Swanton….

more info. to follow, a very exciting opportunity!

Depot Museum River Access Ron Kilburn Please bring your ideas to our next meeting. Town owns over 200 ft. of riverside.  A long term idea is a floating dock. Summer








Looking for other ideas

for projects and improvements

Gordon Clements 1. Would like to see more picnic areas

2.  Swanton Beach is under used.  Check on “wind surfing lessons”

or  swimming lessons,

possibly through a future endeavor with Swanton Recreation


To be Planned
Signage Need someone to take the lead Could we make our own?  See “Way Finding Signs” created by other similar communities. Ongoing
Mapping Group Need someone to take the lead Everyone investigate


an online data base of non-motorized trails throughout Vermont

Next Meeting Date Monday,

Aug. 10, 6:30 PM

RR Depot Museum