Recreation & Parks

Kelloch Velasco Playground

Kelloch Velasco Playground

The Recreation and Parks Department has jurisdiction over 230 properties with hundreds of buildings and facilities that have see extensive wear and tear.  Thanks to a series of voter approved G.O. bonds, the City has completed over 150 park, playground, and open space improvements across the City since 2000 and is currently improving many more.  Despite these investments and another G.O. bond in 2012, nearly a quarter of a million dollars in improvements are deferred beyond the ten-year Capital Plan.

The 2008 bond projects were ranked and selected based on condition and seismic rating, high levels of needs, and multi-functional use. Site analysis and ranking for the 2012 Bond has not yet begun. Future Capital Plans and website updates will include information on the 2012 park bond. To check the status of the 2008 bonds, visit the park bonds website.