|Copperas Branch Park
Staff continues to gather quotes on having the site refurbished in order to produce an itemized opinion of probable cost for budgeting purposes. Staff continues to coordinate with AGL Constructors regarding completing the items listed on their punch list.
Army Corps of Engineers
Staff continue to work with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to establish an amendment to the current USACE lease for Copperas Branch Park to coincide with the recently realigned city limit at the SE section of the city.
Victoria Park Track Replacement
BW2 Engineers continues to work on the design of the track replacement. Staff continues to coordinate with BW2 Engineers.
RL Goodson continues to work on the design for the Brazos Parking Lot Extension Project. Staff performed a plan review of the second design submittal of the parking lot project this week.
Doubletree Ranch Park
S & S Concrete Specialists is in the process of having the barrier railing galvanized. S & S Concrete is planning on installing the raining next week weather pending.
Sunset Point Park
G & A Consultants continues to work on the design of the park. Staff continues to coordinate with G & A Consultants.
Highland Village Road Sidewalk
BW2 Engineers continues to work on the design of the sidewalk. Staff continues to coordinate with BW2 Engineers.
Halff Associates continues to work on the design of the Unity Pond Expansion Project & Unity Park Softball Field Expansion Project. Staff continues to coordinate with the design firm.
On Friday, city staff along with representatives from the Highland Village Area Baseball Softball Association (HVABSA) met with representatives from Halff Associates to discuss the proposed installation of a softball field at Unity Park.
Doubletree Ranch Park to DCTA Train Station Pedestrian Connection
The contractor continues to work on installing piers into Copperas Lake. The piers will support the beam and the 14’ wide pedestrian bridge that will provide a connection from the south end of Doubletree Ranch Park to the DCTA Train Station.
Park Shade Structures
Andra Foreman is currently working on coordinating the installation of shade structures at Unity Park (Dog Park and Exercise Equipment Areas), Lions Club Park playground, Turpin Park playground and Lower Sellmeyer Park playground.
The NFL Youth Flag Football games take place this Saturday, May 5 at Brazos Park.
The Spring Adult Kickball League continued on Wednesday evening at Unity Park.
Monday: Assorted Card Games - Dealer’s Choice, Spades in the Library
Tuesday: Assorted Card Games - Dealer’s Choice, Dominoes, 42
Thursday: Assorted Card Games - Dealer’s Choice, Bridge, Rummikub
On Thursday, 14 Senior All-Stars took a trip to Frisco for the RoughRiders baseball game against the San Antonio Missions. The RoughRiders lost a close one, by the score of 3-5. While the team didn’t win, the seniors who attended did enjoy their “all-you-can-eat” seats which featured hot dogs, popcorn, nachos, peanuts, and soft drinks.
|On Thursday, the Senior All-Stars enjoyed lunch from Rosa's cafe provided by Meals on Wheels. Following lunch, the Senior All-Stars enjoyed a game of Bingo.
Movies in the Park will take place on May 11 and May 18 at Doubletree Ranch Park. There is no entry fee for these events and the movies will begin at dark. Concessions will be available for purchase courtesy of The Flour Shop Bakery. It is recommended that families bring chairs and blankets. The featured film on May 11 will be Nutty By Nature; on May 18 the featured film will be Coco.
Community Education Classes
Yoga classes are available at The Robert & Lee DuVall Center. Private Yoga Classes are offered by certified Yoga Instructor, Rachel Swan. To schedule your private class, please contact Rachel Swan at (214) 641-4236 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yoga For All is offered by instructor, Sangeeta Pathak. This class takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Sangeeta can be reached at email@example.com.
Fit4Mom is held on Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.at Unity Park and on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at Doubletree Ranch Park.
Camp Gladiator is held at Unity Park on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 8:30 a.m.; as well as on Monday and Wednesday at 5:00 p.m., 6:15 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. at Doubletree Ranch Park.
|Tai Chi Gung is held Mondays from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., and Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at The Robert & Lee DuVall Center FREE of charge.
Pilates Strength & Core for 50 is held Sundays at 9:00 a.m. at The Robert & Lee DuVall Center.
Outdoor Recreational Pickleball open court is available at Unity Park. Pickleball nets and balls are located on-site for set up. All ages are welcome to play FREE of charge and residency is not required. Don’t forget to bring your paddle!
Indoor Recreational Pickleball open court is available weekly on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1:00
p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at The Robert & Lee DuVall Center. All ages are welcome to play FREE of charge and residency is not required.
Stand Up Paddle Boarding is available by appointment only. Contact Juliet at (214) 717-2031 for an appointment. Bluet SUP will be offering daily rentals, SUP yoga classes, private lessons, tours, and group parties. Please see Bluet SUP at www.BluetSup.com, on Facebook, or on Instagram for current classes offered as well as rental days/times available.
Our staff is committed to providing excellent service to our citizens and living by the values and mission that has been set forth. Please join us in congratulating these City of Highland Village employees with anniversaries in May. Thank you for your dedication to our community!