Jesse Owens Park

400 S. Sarnoff Drive • Tucson AZ 85710

Park Hours: CLOSED

Park Amenities Park Map (PDF)

Jesse Owens Park is closed for irrigation repairs and park upgrades and will reopen Spring 2018.


The scope of the project includes:

  • Construction of a new soccer field with an energy-conserving LED Sports Lighting system
  • Construction of a new parking lot, expansion of an existing parking lot, re-paving and re-striping of all park roadways and parking spaces
  • Elimination of turf in high-trafficked areas, for a net reduction of turf in the park to reduce irrigation water usage
  • Resurfacing of all baseball and softball infields and addition of warning tracks to all ball fields
  • Demolition and replacement of all turf irrigation systems in the park, addition of new drip irrigation systems to all trees
  • Installation of a weather station to monitor atmospheric conditions and adjust irrigation times accordingly for more efficient water usage
  • Installation of Shade Structures over Main Playground, Baseball Field 9 bleachers, and Softball Field 8 bleachers