Gilbert Primary Park Playground Project

Gilbert Primary Park had some of the oldest play equipment in the parks system, dating back to the late 1960s. A new playground and ADA pathway improvements were installed at Gilbert Primary Park, thanks to funding from the Parks Replacement Bond.
view from above shows play equipment, blue and white tiles, pathway, and picnic tables
Completed Fall 2019
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Project Updates

Fall 2019

Construction is now complete!

November 2018

Thank you to everyone who participated in the design process for the new playground at Gilbert Primary Park. Your input at the below events helped shape your future playground! 

  • March 13, 2018: Presentation at Gilbert Park Elementary PTA meeting
  • April 19, 2018: Presentation at Gilbert Park Elementary Multicultural Night
  • May 16, 2018: Community Gathering #1
  • June 9, 2018:  Community Gathering #2

Project Timeline

  • Winter 2017/18 - Summer 2018: Project Set-up, Concept Development, and Public Involvement
  • Summer 2018 - Fall 2018: Construction Documents
  • Winter 2018/19 - Spring 2019:  Permitting and Bidding
  • Summer 2019 - Late Fall 2019: Construction

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Park Location or Entrance
SE 134th Avenue and Foster Road
Portland, OR 97236


Maija Spencer (she, they)

Senior Community Engagement Coordinator