The problem is that the city views it as a liability. Many of those jumps were built outside of the park boundaries on city land. If it continues the city will shut the entire park down, as they have said many times… and believe me they will. Therefore we need to work within those guidelines.
We (Henry Pejril and me) have recently put in a proposal to look after the park. We got it about a week ago and now we have just formed a club with several key vollunteers from Full Boar, Cafe, Taboo, KBRA, and several other people like Dustin Adams, our race crew, etc. This happened only last night at a meeting we had at city hall.
The goal is to focus it a little more into a provincially and nationally recognized training center for xc, dh, ds, bmx, cx, and maybe even 4x. Coaching clinics will be offered, as well as weekly races in each discipline, run by our club members. There may eventually be funding in place to operate weekend shuttles, as well as allowing us to obtain some heavy equipment.
So, back to building… since all of our club members are taking a leadership role in this park existing (which as of right now wouldn't without the competition portion), this means all building has to be co-ordinated through one of our club members, which ultimately will go through me. If someone wants to pick up a shovel and maintain what's there then giv'er, but anything new has to be ok'ed first.
The city is willing to take on the liability of the corral, which is great considering the next option is to plow all the dirt jumps. Nobody wants that to happen obviously. Part of the corral staying the way it is, is that all outside building of those huge senders cease. All the bike shops are on board with this decision and will be taking a leadership role in educating this to their riders and customers.
Like I said this is very new, and the process is still being sorted out.