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Construction at City of Sacramento Parks

Special projects

Wi-Fi in Parks

This project consists of the installation of free Wi-Fi in 27 parks throughout Sacramento. Construction began Q2 2019 and is scheduled to be completed Q4 2020. For more information on the parks and their current construction status, visit the Park Wi-Fi page
Project Manager: Natasha Greer,

2020 Levee Improvement Work (Affects Garcia Bend and Miller Parks)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is planning to construct levee improvements along the Sacramento River East Levee at Miller Park and in the lower Little Pocket and Pocket-Greenhaven areas beginning in spring 2020. USACE contractors will be conducting pre-construction activities that include relocating existing utilities and removing vegetation located directly in the construction footprint. This advance work involves select tree trimming and cutting at Garcia Bend Park and Miller Park between December 2019 – March 2020. Questions or comments regarding this activity can be directed to USACE at:

USACE Public Affairs Office
Phone: (916) 557-5100
Visit: USACE Sacramento Area Levees site

Individual Park construction

Airfield Park Phase 1 Development 
Construction is expected to begin in mid-summer and be complete in spring 2021. Improvements include: 4.4 acres of park development, with grading, drainage, irrigation, landscaping, concrete walkways, children's themed aeronautical playgrounds, group picnic area with shade structure, and site furnishings. Phase 2 development of the remaining 5 acres will be funded in July 2020, and will begin construction after the completion of Phase 1 in spring 2021.
Project Manager: Dennis Day,  

Airport Park Restroom/Concession
Construction began in January and is expected to be complete by the end of May 2020. Improvements include removal and replacement of the old restroom/concession building, with a new prefabricated two individual unisex restrooms/and a concession stand, utilities, concrete walkways, curbs, and two accessible parking spaces.
Project Manager: Dennis Day,

Blackbird Park Phase Development 
Construction of the park was delayed due to the winter rains, and the estimated completion in late summer 2020. Improvements include: 0.6 Ac. small dog park, 1.6 Ac. large dog park, a 60-plot community garden, a children's playground with swings, a group picnic area with eight tables and group grill, a 300' baseball field, and a 79-space parking lot.
Project Manager: Dennis Day, 
Blackbird Park page

Cesar Chavez Plaza Restroom
Construction began in mid-February and is expected to be complete by early fall. Improvements include: concrete walkway and pad, decomposed granite paving, potable water service tap, meter and backflow preventer, sewer connections, electrical, and a prefabricated single restroom ‘Portland Loo.’
Project Manager: Dennis Day,

Garcia Bend Park
Parking will be limited to the front parking lot. The back parking lot will be closed along with with the boat launch during the Army Corps levee improvement project. This project will start construction April 15th and will continue until November 1st, 2020. The picnic, playground, and restroom will be open to the public during construction, but park access is limited and there may be construction activities occurring near these areas during the project period.
Map of inaccessible areas during construction (PDF)
Garcia Bend Park page
Project Manager: Jeff Nittka,

Mae Fong Park Phase 3 – Soccer Field 
This project has been placed on hold and may be cancelled due to the City project funding which may be redirected to the City Covid19 needs. Improvements were to include: landscape development of the detention basin bottom, with grading, installation of french drains, automatic irrigation system, tree bubbler installation, turf hydroseeding, tree planting, bantam soccer goals and landscape maintenance. The additive alternate bid items are as follows: expand the irrigation and turf hydroseeding area, add benches on concrete pads, pave the existing aggregate base service road to the bottom of the basin.
Project Manager: Dennis Day,

Meadows Park Phase 1
Construction is scheduled to begin spring 2020 and will end winter 2021. Improvements include: a playground with shade structure, group picnic area with shade structure, open turf area, concrete walkways, seating areas, site furnishings and landscaping.
Project Manager: Tin-Wah Wong,
Meadows Park page

McKinley Water Vault Project
A portion of McKinley Park that includes the existing baseball field, picnic table area and horseshoe courts will be closed beginning June 2019 for construction of the McKinley Water Vault project. The jogging path will be closed from Park Way to McKinley Blvd during construction and walkers and joggers will be routed around the panhandle. Jogging path enhancements will be made and will require portions of the trail to be closed during the final phase of the project. Please sign up for construction notifications on the project web page to receive updates on construction impacts in the park: for updates. See a visual rendering of the proposed park improvements as part of this project at: Construction is expected to be complete by August 2021.
Project Manager: James Yorita,
McKinley Park page

Oki Park Restroom Renovation
Construction was delayed due to needing to replace the original contractor. Construction to resume May 11, and is expected to be complete in June 2020. Improvements include: renovation the existing restrooms, including adding doors with magnetic locks, replacing restroom fixtures, adding skylights, baby changing stations, upgrading lighting, and painting the interior of the restrooms.
Project Manager: Dennis Day,

Russ Solomon Park Development 
Construction began construction in late April and is expected to be complete by late summer 2020. Improvements for this 0.68 acre park include: a 3,500 s.f. turf area, concrete table tennis, , concrete walkways, decomposed granite paving, irrigation system, landscape planting and shade trees, two picnic tables, a gathering area with individual benches, trash receptacle, pet waste station, art sculpture, park sign wall, and adjacent to an existing bike trail.
Project Manager: Dennis Day,

South Natomas Park Multi-Use Court
Construction is expected to begin by mid-June and is expected to be complete by the end of July 2020. Improvements include: grading, concrete walkways, asphalt multi-use court (basketball, futsal, and pickleball), tree planting, tree bubbler irrigation and two park benches.
Project Manager: Dennis Day,

Stanford Park Restrooms
Construction is scheduled to begin in spring 2020 and will end summer 2020.  Improvements include: demolition and removal of an existing restroom building, installation of a prefabricated restroom building, concrete flatwork, site furniture, irrigation modifications and landscaping.
Stanford Park page
Project Manager: Tin-Wah Wong,

Sutter’s Landing Park Restroom
Construction is scheduled to begin January 2020 and will end June 2020. Improvements include: a restroom building, concrete walkways and landscaping.
Project Manager: Tin-Wah Wong,
Sutter's Landing Park page

Tahoe Tallac Park Ballfield Improvements 
This project has been placed on hold and may be cancelled due to the City project funding which may be redirected to the City Covid19 needs. Improvements were to include: a shared bullpen for fields 1 and 2 with concrete walkway, decomposed granite paving, and 12’ chain link fencing. All fields will include a warning track with concrete mow strip and header board, and additional picnic tables. new shade trees plantd throughout the park with bubbler irrigation, picnic tables at the concession stand, a new park bench, repainting the exiting wood bleachers on field #3 and a 4’ chain link fence along the west sidelines.
Project Manager: Dennis Day,