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
Contact Capital Planning and Development Parks and Recreation System Master Plan
  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.  Construction is in progress with an estimated completion date of May 2019.

Chuck Ford Lakeside Park ADA Ramp

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

Gene C. Reid Playground

A new playground is being constructed at southeast of the Georges DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center and northwest of the lake in Reid Park.  The new play area will be ADA accessible and include shade and play structures for ages 2-5 and 5-12.  Also included is a new drinking fountain with pet fountain and new landscaped areas with turf, trees, and irrigation.

Mission Manor Restroom Replacement

This project includes the demolition, design, and construction of a replacement restroom at Mission Manor Park.  The original restroom was condemned due to arson.

Oury Pool

Replace bath house roof, replaster the pool, resurface the pool deck, and miscellaneous ADA renovations as required by code including a chair hoist.  Construction is in progress and is scheduled for completion in May 2019.

Palo Verde Park Splash Pad

Design and construction of a new splash pad adjacent to the wading pool in Palo Verde Park.  Construction is in progress and is scheduled for completion in May 2019.

Reid Park Zoo: Phase I Master Plan Implementation

This project invoves the design and construction of the first phase implementation of the zoo's master plan.  The design contract has been awarded and selection of a Construction Manager at Risk is in progress.

Sentinel Peak Park Trailhead Ramada

This project includes the design and construction of a trailhead facility at the park.  After a public process, stakeholder consensus was that this project was the priority.  Construction is scheduled to begin in late May/early June 2019.


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Tucson, AZ 85716