2018 Improvement Projects

These improvement projects were outlined as part of the 2017 mill levy election. To read about what is proposed to be accomplished with the mill levy proceeds, click here.

Blue Heron Park


Improvements description: will be determined through community outreach

Community Outreach:

  • Meeting was held Tuesday, April 10, 2018
  • Revised schematic plans for Blue Heron Park playground and picnic shelter area were provided in July 2018, comments were received by July 25, 2018.
  • Design team has met and is revising schematic plans with cost estimates.
  • T2 Construction will perform and complete improvements by Summer 2019.

Temporary User Impact: some areas will be restricted during construction/installation, specific dates TBA

Anticipated completion: Summer 2019

History: Foothills acquired the park in 1984, original park development took place in the mid 1980’s

Chaucer Park


Improvements description: playground replacement

Community Outreach:

  • My Dream Playground Meeting was held May 8, 2018

Project completed: August 2018 

History: Foothills acquired the park in 1984

Christensen Meadows Park


Improvements description: will be determined through community outreach

Community Outreach:

  • Meeting was held  April 26, 2018
  • Revised schematic plans for Christensen Meadows Park playground and picnic shelter area were provided in July 2018, comments were received by July 25, 2018.
  • Design team has met and is revising schematic plans with cost estimates.
  • T2 Construction will perform and complete improvements by Summer 2019.

Temporary User Impact: some areas will be restricted during construction/installation, specific dates TBA

Anticipated completion: Summer 2019

History: Foothills acquired the park in the mid 1980’s, original park development was constructed by Wood Brothers Homes

Dewey Haberman Memorial Park


Improvements description: will be determined through community outreach

Community Outreach:

  • Meeting was held May 1, 2018
  • Revised schematic plans for Dewey Haberman Memorial Park were provided in July 2018, comments were received by July 25, 2018.
  • Design team has met and is revising schematic plans with cost estimates.
  • T2 Construction will perform and complete improvements by Summer 2019.

Temporary User Impact: some areas will be restricted during construction/installation, specific dates TBA

Anticipated completion: Summer 2019

History: Foothills acquired the park in 1977

Governor Grant Park


Improvements description: will be determined through community outreach

Community Outreach:

  • Meeting was held May 2, 2018
  • Revised schematic plans for Governor James B. Grant Park were provided in June 2018, comments were received by July 1, 2018.
  • Design team has met and is revising schematic plans with cost estimates.
  • T2 Construction will perform and complete improvements by Summer 2019.

Temporary User Impact: some areas will be restricted during construction/installation, specific dates TBA

Anticipated completion: Summer 2019

History: Foothills acquired the park in 1983 and completed park development south of the creek in 1986

Wingate South Park


Improvements description: will be determined through community outreach

Community Outreach:

  • Meeting was held April 25, 2018
  • Revised schematic plans for Wingate South Park entire park and small playground were provided in June 2018, comments were received by July 1, 2018.
  • Design team has met and is getting cost estimates on trail work.
  • Playground replacement completed on July 28, 2018 – playground is open for use.
  • SLV Quality Concrete Inc. will perform and complete improvements by Summer 2019.

Temporary User Impact: some areas will be restricted during construction/installation, specific dates TBA

Anticipated completion: Summer 2019

History: Foothills acquired the park in 1985

Foothills Sports Arena


Improvements description: indoor turf replacement

Details: current synthetic turf is original to the facility and has extended past its life expectancy of 10 years, replacing turf will keep the District competitive with similar offerings around the metro area and improve player conditions

Project completed: August 2018

History: Foothills opened this facility 2005

Lilley Gulch Recreation Center


Improvements description: install air conditioning and wood floors in basketball gymnasium, repave north parking lot

Details: the basketball gymnasium was not designed to include air conditioning and the current tartan sports flooring is outdated and not desirable to patrons and potential renters

Temporary User Impact: some areas will be restricted during construction/installation, specific dates TBA

Anticipated completion: basketball gymnasium completed October 2018, other items TBA

History: Foothills opened this facility in 1982 with some portions of the building remodeled in 2004