Parks and Recreation Projects

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Scroll below for information on completed projects and future projects.

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  1. Four kids play on an inclusive structure at Bethany Lakes Park

    All-inclusive play structures at Bethany Lakes Park

    The Bethany Lakes Park playground has reopened! We are excited to introduce all-inclusive and adaptive play amenities for individuals of all abilities. Read on...
  2. Distance photo of All In art piece near large windows in the foyer of Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

    New art at the Natatorium: ‘All In’

    The piece is comprised of approximately 1,000 acrylic rods made with sensors that react based on movement, audio levels, occupancy and distance. Read on...
  3. Aerial photo of new boardwalk connection on Ridgeview Trail

    Three new segments added to Ridgeview Trail

    Ridgeview Trail users can enjoy new segments completed in January, including a new boardwalk experience on Ridgeview Drive near Cinemark Allen Read on...

Parks Projects

Project NameProject StatusEstimated Completion*
Playground Shade Structures: Dayspring Park and Orchard ParkConstruction begins in SeptemberFall 2022
Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan 2031Final plan in review for deliveryJuly 2022
Molsen Farm Master PlanFinal plan in reviewSeptember 2022
Stephen G. Terrell Recreation CenterUnder constructionLate summer 2023
Molsen Farm Trailhead DesignDesign underwayDecember 2022
Rowlett Creek Trail Expansion Design (Southern Section)In design; construction begins 2023
Rolling Hills ParkUnder constructionLate spring 2023
Heritage Village RestorationConstruction documents in reviewSummer 2023
Public Dog ParkDesign underwaySummer 2023

*Completion dates are subject to change due to weather, funding and contract adjustments.