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Citywide Play Piece Replacements and Drainage Repairs

Parks
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Thanks to funding from the Parks Replacement Bond, new play pieces were installed at 19 playgrounds, and drainage repairs were made at 11 playgrounds.

Completed Spring 2020
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Thanks to funding from the Parks Replacement Bond, new play pieces were installed at 19 playgrounds, and drainage repairs were made at 11 playgrounds. Some sites also received ADA access improvements. In recent years, many play pieces have been removed from parks due to lead paint and other safety concerns. Read more about the Lead Paint Control Program here.  

Project Timeline

  • Winter 2017/18 - Spring 2018: Design development and ordering play equipment
  • Summer 2018 - Spring 2019: Installation of play equipment and repairs at 14 playgrounds
  • Summer 2019 - Spring 2020 Installation of whirls, drainage and ADA pathway repairs

Play Piece Replacement Locations 

Summer 2018 through Spring 2020; all replacements now completed

Park NamePlay Piece
Albert Kelly Park Play structure with slide
Argay ParkPlay structure with slide
Berkeley Park Whirl
Bloomington Park Musical play piece (xylophone)
Colonel Summers Park Horizontal ladder
Flavel Park Whirl
Fulton ParkSwings
Hancock Park Whirl
Irving Park New slide and decking repairs on existing play structure
Knott Park Wood repairs on existing play structure
Laurelhurst Park Teeter totter
Mt. Tabor Park Horizontal ladder
Piccolo Park Wood repairs on existing play structures
Sewallcrest Park Whirl
University Park Chin-up bar
Washington Park Swings
Wilkes ParkTalk tubes and a bobble spring toy
Wilshire ParkPlay structure for tot area
Woodstock Park Whirl

Drainage Repair Locations

Summer 2019 through Winter 2019/20; all repairs now completed. The below 11 playgrounds received drainage repairs and installation of new wood chips. Some sites also received ADA pathway repairs. 

  • Burlingame Park 
  • Clinton Park
  • Harney Park 
  • Irving Park
  • Patton Square Park 
  • Peninsula Park 
  • Pier Park 
  • Portsmouth Park 
  • South Park Blocks 
  • Sunnyside School Park 
  • Woodlawn Park 

Pathway Repair Locations

Summer 2019 through Winter 2019/20; all repairs now completed. Pathway improvements were made at the below 11 parks to improve accessibility. 

  • Burlingame Park
    • 195 sq ft of paving from play area to SW Falcon Street
  • Clinton Park
    • 240 sq ft of paving from play area to SE Woodward Street 
  • Fulton Park
    • Minor asphalt paving and installation of an access ramp to the play area 
  • Irving Park
    • 350 sq ft of paving to improve access to play area from NE 9th Avenue 
  • Knott Park
    • 3,700 sq ft of paving to improve access to play area from NE 117th Street parking lot 
  • Laurelhurst Park
    • 200 sq ft of paving to improve access to play area from SW Oak Street 
  • Peninsula Park
    • 600 sq ft of parking to improve access to play area from N Albina Avenue and between picnic area/restroom and the swing and teeter section of play area
  • Pier Park
    • 3,000 sq ft of paving to improve access to play area from N James Street, re-orientation of play area access ramp to prevent flooding, and access to the nearby splash pad 
  • Sewallcrest Park
    • 140 sq ft of paving to improve access to play area and replacement whirl 
  • Sellwood Park
    • paving to improve access to restroom near Picnic Area C and the Kitchen Building, paving to improve access from the parking lot at SE 7th Avenue and SE Bidwell Street to the play area and restroom 
  • Woodstock Park
    • 300 sq ft of paving to improve access to restrooms and play area from SE 47th Avenue