Plano Park Projects & Plans

Click here for a list of all City of Plano construction project updates.

We are looking ahead and planning for future parks and recreation programs for the next 5 to 20 years.

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Below is more information on individual master plans for parks and trails currently under construction and/or renovation:

Blue Ridge Park
Construction is scheduled to begin in Jan/Feb. 2018. Work includes a new park shelter, two new playgrounds, new walkways, a new irrigation system, and new sidewalk connection to the parking lot at Thomas Elementary School.

Carpenter Park Renovation
Plans for Carpenter Park north are currently in Planning and Engineering for review. We are on schedule for construction to begin in mid-December.

Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt, North
The Parks and Recreation Department will be adding trail from Los Rios Boulevard to Chaparral Road. Construction is set to begin in summer of 2018.

Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt, South

The City of Plano Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce we are developing plans for enhancements to the parkland surrounding Cottonwood Creek! This project will ultimately connect the parkland to the existing Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt south of Park Boulevard.

Dog Park at Bob Woodruff
A dog park is in design and will be located at the southeast corner of Park Boulevard and Shiloh Road.

Evans Park
Future improvements to Evans Park Playground are in the planning stage, and we invite residents to participate in the process.

High Point Tennis Center
Originally built in 1978, planning and design work is in progress for renovations to the center including a new pro-shop, additional parking and overall improvements.

Legacy Trail North
Construction of Legacy Trail across McDermott road is expected to begin in 2019.

Legacy Trail south of Legacy Drive
Construction of Legacy Trail between Legacy Drive and north of Tennyson Parkway is underway.

Liberty Recreation Center
Planning and design work is in the schematic design phase for overall renovations to the center.

Lt. Russell A. Steindam Park
Improvements planned for spring 2018 include a new irrigation system, erosion repair and turf replacement, drainage improvement to practice fields, tree additions and removal of some declining trees.

Urban Forestry
We are replacing trees in medians across Plano over the next several months due to the serious decline in health and safety to the trees in the medians and to provide a healthy urban forest for Plano residents. The three locations are:
•Park Boulevard from Avenue P to Avenue R and Peachtree Lane to Shiloh Road
•Coit Road from Plano Parkway to President George Bush Turnpike
•Parker Road between Coit Road and Mission Ridge Road and Independence Parkway to Deep Valley Trail

Approximately 160 new trees will be planted in their place as well as irrigation, turf and a new median design. The new design will include concrete edging to separate the turf and trees. Woodchips will also be laid around the base of the trees to keep the roots cool and help them retain moisture. Currently, the stumps are being removed from the sites, starting with Park Boulevard and moving west to Coit Road and Parker Road. You can expect some lane closures while the crews are working in the medians.

Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve Improvements

Plano Senior Recreation Center
The entire center will be renovated and expanded, creating new spaces.

Plano Transit Village Veloweb
Construction of a new trail along the DART red line property between President George Bush Turnpike and 12th Place will begin in 2018.

Rowlett Creek Greenbelt Master Plan
This location is where the Los Rios Golf Course currently operates. The City purchased the land in 2014 with grant assistance from Collin County, and it will be reprogrammed to city park land in late 2019. A public process will get under way in early 2018 to solicit input and create a master plan for the park.

Stoney Hollow Park
Improvements to Stoney Hollow Park are in the planning stage, and a consultant has been selected to provide a proposal to prepare documents for bidding and the construction of additional elements within the existing park.

White Rock Trail Park
The trail within this park is over 30 years old and in need of complete replacement. Plans are in progress for the removal and replacement of trail throughout the park in generally the same alignment.

Windhaven Meadows Park
Improvements at the park include parking, restrooms, a large pavilion, a dog park, a playground, trails and associated improvements. Construction manager at risk services are bidding in January 2018 and are estimated to be selected by the end of February.

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South Central Park Site
58.91 acres acquired in 2013. Future site of a community park.

Legacy Park Site
7.11 acres acquired in 2017. Future site of a special use park.

Moore Park Site
119 acres acquired in 1984. Future site of numerous Lighted Athletic Fields. Fields will be subject to use 7 days and 7 nights per week year-round.

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