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Creston Park Playground Project

Parks
Under construction

Thanks to funding from the Parks Replacement Bond and a contribution from System Development Charges, outdated play structures will be replaced with safe and updated play equipment and rubberized safety surfacing at Creston Park's playground.

Coming Fall 2020

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Project Overview

Thanks to funding from the Parks Replacement Bond and a contribution from System Development Charges, outdated play structures will be replaced with safe and updated play equipment and rubberized safety surfacing at Creston Park's playground.

An ADA-accessible pathway will be installed from SE 43rd Avenue parking lot to the playground. Other ADA improvements include a new drinking fountain and benches.  

Project Timeline

  • Spring 2018 - Summer 2018:  Design Development and Public Involvement
  • May 21, 2018: Community Gathering #1: Give input on 3 design concepts.
  • November 8, 2018: Community Gathering #2: Review a draft of the final plan and give feedback.
  • Winter 2018/19 - Spring 2019:  Construction Documents
  • Summer 2019 - Winter 2019/20:  Permitting and Bidding
  • Spring 2020 - Fall 2020:  Construction

Project Update - March 2020

We are happy to announce that construction mobilization will begin in mid-April 2020, with expected completion in Fall 2020. Given the current COVID-19 situation, it is possible that project delays could arise, and we will keep you updated if things change.

During construction, park users can anticipate the following impacts:

  • The entire playground and the SE Francis Street park entrance will be closed to public use. 
  • The restrooms near the playground will be closed. 
  • There will not be a Free Lunch + Play program this summer. 
  • There will be a temporary,