Capital Planning and Development

At Tucson Parks and Recreation, we are always planning ahead for a better community. Capital improvement projects are always under way to expanded existing facilities or construct new facilities to meet future needs.

Current Projects Planning Documents and Master Plans
Recently Completed Projects Parks and Recreation System Master Plan
Contact Capital Planning and Development John F. Kennedy Park Master Plan Update

Current Projects

Cherry Avenue Recreation Center: Senior Courtyard Improvements

Design and construction of improvements to the courtyard at the eastside Senior Addition.

Chuck Ford Lakeside Park: ADA Ramp

Design and construction of an ADA accessible ramp from the west parking area to the lake walking path.

Christopher Columbus Park

This project will provide a new ramada and picnic facilities at the north end of Silverbell Lake.

Himmel Park Playground and Improvements

This project includes two new play structures, new shade structures, sidewalks, and picnic tables and benches.

Menlo Park Exercise Stations

Four shaded outdoor exercise stations will be constructed in Menlo Park this summer thanks to grants from the Pima County Neighborhood Reinvestment Program, Ward 1 Service Line Warranty funds and Cigna Medical Group. Project to be completed late November.

Reid Park Zoo: Alligator Exhibit

Design and construction of renovations to the Crane exhibit to accommodate an Alligator exhibit.

Purple Heart Park Shade Structures

Design and construct two shade structures over portions of the playground.


Recently Completed Projects

Groves Park Playground

This playground features age appropriate traditional play structures and a disk swing that allows multiple children to swing at the same time. Each play structure features various climbing components and slides.

Jesse Owens Park Improvements

This project includes new and expanded parking lots, new shade structures and lights, a new lighted soccer field, and a new irrigation system throughout the entire park.

Limberlost Family Park Walking Path and Park Improvements

Improvements include a new ADA walking path along Limberlost Park perimeter, 9 benches, landscape and irrigation improvements and 18 Feng Shui stone paver/markers donated by Kevin Walters. Also included is a new ADA swing-set with wood chips along path.

Lincoln Regional Park Playground

This playground features a separate traditional play structure for each age group. Each structure has multiple play features including a climbing net and slides. The spinning element is multi level and encourages cooperation and interaction.

Reid Park Zoo: Health Center

Construction is completed for a new health center at the Reid Park Zoo. The project was funded entirely by the Reid Park Zoological Society.

Sunnyside Neighborhood: Airport Wash Path

This project is being implemented through a neighborhood grant from the Pima County Neighborhood Reinvestment Program.  It provides an asphalt walking path on the south side of Airport Wash from South 12th Avenue to South 6th Avenue.


Contact Capital Planning and Development

900 S. Randolph Way
Tucson, AZ 85716