Bay Trail Rotary Project (R100 Centennial)
The Peninsula Bay Trail is a walking, running and bike trail which extends over 100 kms. around the Mornington Peninsula. This trail is, in parts, not yet fully connected.
For Rotary, 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of Rotary in Australia - and the 'Year of Big Ideas'. To mark this milestone, the group of eight Rotary Clubs on the Peninsula have come together and, welcomed by the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, will work together with the Council to make improvements and add facilities at various sites around the trail.
The Cluster of Clubs has agreed to assist the Shire to complete and upgrade the trail with various activities as a Rotary Centennial project; it is expected that the project will take 2-3 years to complete. This large, ambitious undertaking will surely enhance the valued environment and unique natural areas on the Peninsula, and will result in many more scenic opportunities for people to enjoy into the future.
With the project being in its infancy, a Planning Group comprising of representatives of each Club has been formed. After community consultation, a variety of ideas have emerged, including seating, signage, maps, bike racks, exercise stations - and, to improve environmental value, the planting of trees and natural grasses.
Watch this space!