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Parks Update, October 2016

Lake Arbor, Tennyson Knolls, and Westree Parks 

On June 20, 2016, City Council approved a resolution to proceed with renovation of older playgrounds at Lake Arbor Park  and Westree Park, and partial renovation of equipment not included in a prior renovation at Tennyson Knolls Park playground. All three parks are complete and have been re-opened!

Below: Lake Arbor New Play Equipment

 

Lake Arbor park equipment Lake Arbor Play Equipment 2 Lake Arbor Park Equipment 3

 

Below: Tennyson Knolls New Play Equipment

Tennyson Knolls Park Equipment Tennyson Knolls Park Equipment 3

Tennyson Knolls Park Equipment 2

 

Below: Westree Park New Play Equipment

Westree Park playground equipment

 

Meadowlake Park, Oak Park and Jack B. Tomlinson Park

On June 15, 2015, City Council approved a resolution to proceed with renovation of older playgrounds at Meadowlake Park, Oak Park and Jack B. Tomlinson Park.  The renovations at all three parks were completed in October 2015 and are open to the public.

Griffith and Britton Parks

Griffith Station Park: Griffith Station Park is a 3.5 acre site at 52nd and Carr Street near the old trolley car route which is the now the location of the inter urban trail. The Griffith Station project design follows the historic rail theme. The park contains shelters, a large themed playground, trails, a multi-purpose court, seating areas, site furniture, pedestrian lighting, irrigation system, walkways, horseshoe pits and landscaping. The project included utility and drainage improvements including new curb and gutter along Carr Street with attached walkway connecting the new park to the Inter Urban Trail which provides additional access to the park from surrounding neighborhoods. The Park opened in October 2015.

Britton Park Profile: Britton Park is a 6.9 acre site at 69th and Eaton. The park project contains shelters, two new playgrounds and seating areas taking advantage of the beautiful views, a large multi-purpose court, walkways featuring a large trail loop around the park, horseshoe pits, new site furniture, a large native grass/wildlife area, sod, pedestrian lighting, irrigation system and landscaping. The project includes utility and drainage improvements including new curb and gutter and attached sidewalks on 69th and Eaton streets. The Park opened in October 2015.

 

New Parks Generated by Residential Development

 

Leyden Rock Development: Lookout Park (nearing completion), Daybreak Park (design completed no schedule for construction yet) and West Ridge Park (design nearly completed no schedule for construction yet).

Whisper Creek Development: Whisper Creek Park (60% completed, completion in 2015) and Panorama Park (100 percent of first phase of construction done. No schedule yet on the second phase).

Candelas Development: Sarah George Park (construction completed), Cimarron Park (construction complete), Maverick Mesa Park (construction completed), Haystack Plateau Park (100% of the design completed), Church's Crossing Park (construction completed).


For more information, please contact our Parks Department 720-898-7400.