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MARC Project Design & Info

This page is designed to share information, design concepts and estimated costs on the MARC Project. 


The Advisory Committee developed a comprehensive Decision Matrix to establish a final priority list for the Master Conceptual Design. Items in the Decision Matrix included; Survey results, Focus groups results, LC4 Committee input, CHA/Greenplay Design Team input, Market demand, Yearly Revenue Opportunities, Yearly Operating Costs, and Initial investment costs.   


In August of 2023, Phase 1 Tier 1A broke ground consisting of 8 Pickleball Courts, Skatepark & Perimeter Walking Loop. Construction costs came to $1,670,000 and was strategically funded by various methods that wouldn't raise taxes or come from the general fund. Funding sources included: 

Recreation Impact Fees: $600,000

State & Local Fiscal Recovery Funds: $250,000

Private Funds: $45,000

Land and Water Conservation Fund: $500,000 (original award)

Land and Water Conservation Fund: $125,000 (additional award)

Bowdoin Capital Contribution: $150,000

CLICK HERE for Phase 1 Tier 1A Cost and Funding Sources as of 10.16.23

CLICK HERE for Skatepark Design, updated 2.21.23

CLICK HERE to view a Power Point explaining the Community Engagement Process & Survey Results

CLICK HERE to view the FINAL REPORT provided to the Town Council on 6.21.22

CLICK HERE for the PDF Brochure

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Conceptual Phase I

Click Here for Phase I Details 

Phase I would include: 

- Playground for ages 2-5

- Picnic and Community Garden Area 

- Main Entrances with Ticket Booth space (2) 

- Multi-Purpose Synthetic Turf Field (1) 

- Fitness Trail Loop 

- Pickleball Courts (8) 

- Basketball Courts (2) 

- Tennis Courts (2) 

- Skate Park

- Multi-Purpose Natural Grass Field (1)

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DRAFT MASTER Conceptual Site Plan 

On March 21, 2022 Town Staff and CHA Consultants presented to the Brunswick Town Council an update that included the DRAFT Master Conceptual Plan, cost estimates and potential next steps. (Click HERE for full resolution) 

The DRAFT Master Conceptual Plan included an Outdoor Pool and Outdoor Ice Rink space. 

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