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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, ngreer@cityofsacramento.org

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
Email: spk-pao@usace.army.mil
Visit: USACE Sacramento Area Levees site

Individual Park construction

Blackbird Park Phase Development 
Construction began late July and is estimated to be complete by late spring 2020. Improvements include: 0.6 Ac. small dog park, 1.6 Ac. large dog park, a 6-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, dday@cityofsacramento.org 
Blackbird Park page

Garcia Bend Park Restroom
Construction is scheduled to restart in September 2019 and end October 2019. Improvements include: Renovating the existing restroom from a multi-stall men’s and women’s restrooms to four multigender restrooms. 
Project Manager: Jeff Nittka, jnittka@cityofsacramento.org
Garcia Bend Park page.

Hagginwood Park Playground
The project will begin in September and be completed before the end of 2019. The project consists of replacing the play structure which caught on fire in March 2019.
Project Manager: Jeff Nittka, jnittka@cityofsacramento.org
Hagginwood Park page

LeVar Burton Park Shade Structure
Construction began in mid August and will end in October 2019. Improvements include: Replacement of existing fabric shade canopy with a new metal shade structure over the large group picnic area.
Project Manager: Tin-Wah Wong, twong@cityofsacramento.org
LeVar Burton 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: http://www.cityofsacramento.org/McKinleyWaterVault for updates. See a visual rendering of the proposed park improvements as part of this project at: https://roundme.com/tour/301413/view/1009853/. Construction is expected to be complete by August 2021.
Project Manager: James Yorita, jyorita@cityofsacramento.org
McKinley Park page

Oki Park Restroom Renovation
Construction is scheduled to start by late September and be completed by November 2019. Improvements include: Renovating the existing restrooms, adding doors with magnetic locks, replacing restroom fixtures, adding skylights, baby changing stations, upgrading lighting, and painting the interior of the restrooms. Portable restrooms and hand wash station will be provided during construction.
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org
Oki Park page

River Otter Park
Construction is scheduled to start in October 2019 and end by the end of fall. Improvements include: Installation of a new half basketball court and a new concrete walkway going to the basketball court.
Project Manager: Jeff Nittka, jnittka@cityofsacramento.org
River Otter Park page

Robla Community Park Improvements 
Construction is scheduled to start by late September 2019 and end by December 2019.  Improvements include: Installing ADA swings, sand play area improvements, bench, trash receptacles, picnic tables, basketball court and parking lot striping, tree planting and irrigation improvements.
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org

Roosevelt Park Ballfield Improvements 
Construction is scheduled to start by late September 2019 and end February 2020. Improvements include: Expansion and topdressing of baseball infield, irrigation and turf modifications, replacement of ball field backstop, overthrow fencing, maintenance and pedestrian gates, replacement of concrete flatwork, four players benches, two bleachers, a scorer’s table, and new bases, perimeter landscape improvements (irrigation modifications, soil preparation landscape planting, irrigation audit, and bark mulch) with a 90-day plant establishment period.
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org
Roosevelt Park page

Strawberry Manor Park Improvements
Construction is scheduled to begin in October and be complete by late December 2019. Improvements include: Bench and picnic table replacement, fitness equipment replacement, and irrigation valve box lid replacement.
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org
Strawberry Manor Park

Tahoe Park Restroom Renovation
Construction is scheduled to start by late September and end November 2019. Improvements include: Adding doors with magnetic locks, replacing restroom fixtures, adding skylights, baby changing stations, upgrading lighting, and painting the interior of the restrooms. Portable restrooms and a hand wash station will be provided during construction.
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org 
Tahoe Park page

Temple Park Playground Project
Construction is schedule to start October 2019 and middle of December 2019. Improvements include: Removal/replacement of the existing outdated play equipment.
Project Manager: Jeff Nittka, jnittka@cityofsacramento.org
Temple Park page

Triangle Park Playground
Construction is scheduled to start October and will be completed by the end of the year 2019. Improvements include: Replacing existing play structure and shade canopy.
Project Manager: Jeff Nittka, jnittka@cityofsacramento.org
Triangle Park page

Winner's Circle Park Improvements
Construction is scheduled to start in October 2019 and end December 2019. Improvements include: Playground improvements, fabric shade canopy over the playground structure, benches, trash receptacles and picnic tables, basketball court striping, tree planting, and irrigation Improvements. 
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org
Winner's Circle Park page