Xyst Canada has worked with NAMS Canada to provide asset management training across the county. This training provides a certificate in asset management planning and is recognized by the IPWEA. This project has seen thousands of participants receive their certificate and learn asset management topics such as: levels of service, risk management, demand management and […]
Xyst Canada worked with Lakeland District of Sports, Culture and Recreation to mentor and complete six organization asset management plans. The plans were focused on recreation assets and included ice rinks, recreation facilities and sportsfield assets. This project identified risks, developed levels of service, created a governance structure and developed an extensive improvement plan.
Xyst Canada provided detailed specifications for cricket practice nets and a scope of work for cricket pitch maintenance and renewal activities. A high quality rendered image was also created to help pitch the project.
Xyst Canada developed a capital project prioritization tool. We used risk, provision and cost factors to prioritize capital project and used this process to communicate with Council and administration.
Xyst Canada Ltd. developed a tool based on criteria developed with internal staff. The ‘widget’ tool prioritizes all Parks capital projects. The project ranking results were communicated with CIty Council to determine capital costing and parks level of service.
Working with Asset Management Saskatchewan (AMSK) Xyst Canada Ltd. delivered in-person and virtual training. Topics included: – Levels of service – Risk – Long term financial planning – Demand management – Lifecycle financial planning
Manage and support internal staff during each phase of creating an asset management plan for the 4 main lines of service – Water, Sanitary, Water Delivery and Roads. Mentoring staff during each phase of developing the plan – identify asset categories, collect relevant financial data, identify risks, develop levels of service, create a governance structure, […]
The Council wanted a broad-based policy that captured natural and constructed assets, recognized the relationships with adjacent private and First Nations landowners, comprehensive to include employees and private contractors, and written in plain language.
The town wanted a park design to activate and invite residents and visitors to a vacant parcel of land that has been used as a parking lot for many years. Xyst Canada Ltd. and Xyst Limited combined forces to design a vibrant and sustainable park space for the client.
As a Director, my focus at Xyst is across parks and recreation consulting, business development, managing staff, and strategic direction. I grew up in Vancouver, Canada, have lived and worked in Australia, and now live in New Zealand. My specialist areas are strategic planning for parks, sport and community facilities, as well as project management […]
The management of trees and the urban forest is vital to mitigating the effects of climate change and to the health and wellbeing of communities
We do everything required to create safe, sustainable trails that allow people to enjoy the outdoors without having an impact on the environment
From procuring and managing contractors to the practical implementation of strategic work, we can help you to deliver services efficiently
Along with Yardstick, our international benchmarking program for local government, if you need research to make good decisions, we can get it for you
Good quality, safe and well-maintained public amenities are essential for the convenience and comfort of people using our public spaces
We specialise in providing specialist project management skills for parks, recreation and community projects.
From redevelopments to new builds, our children need safe, fun play spaces to get them outside for fresh air and exercise
Open space planning encompases everything to do with policy for open spaces in our communities including parks and playgrounds
With the growing demand for land and space, we can provide you with efficient strategies and solutions for managing cemeteries
Having accurate information about assets allows you to make practical, workable decisions about maintaining and developing community spaces
I founded Xyst in 2002 and since then we have grown the company to the scale it is today. Currently I manage the Australian branch from Melbourne, focusing on identifying opportunities for our company to work with like-minded clients and interact with our wonderful team around projects, opportunities, training and challenges. I endeavour to provide […]