|Army Corps of Engineers
Staff is working with the United States 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 southeast section of the City.
Victoria Park Track Replacement
BW2 Engineers continue to work on the design of the track replacement.
The contractor continues to work on the design for the Parking Lot Extension Project. Staff reviewed the second design submittal for this project.
Doubletree Ranch Park
The fabricated guardrails have been installed and the splash pad is now open on the weekends!
|Sunset Point Park
G&A Consultants continue to work on the design of Sunset Point Park.
Highland Village Road Sidewalk
BW2 Engineers continue to work on the design of the sidewalk.
Halff Associates continue to work on the designs for the Pond Expansion and Softball Field Expansion Projects.
Parks Director Phil Lozano met with the City of Rowlett Parks and Recreation Director, Angela Smith, earlier this week to discuss the Pecan Grove community built playground. Phil and Angela discussed several key factors that influenced the success of the project as well as some of the challenges.
|Doubletree Ranch Park to DCTA Train Station Pedestrian Connection
The contractor continues to work on installing piers into Copperas Lake that will support the beam and 14’ wide pedestrian bridge connecting Doubletree Ranch Park to the DCTA Train Station.
Park Shade Structures
Andra Foreman is coordinating the installation of shade structures at Unity Park (in the dog park and exercise equipment areas), Lions Club Park playground, Turpin Park playground, and Lower Sellmeyer Park playground.
The NFL Youth Flag Football games took place Saturday, May 12 at Brazos Park.
The Spring Adult Kickball League continued on Wednesday 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
Movies in the Park returned to Doubletree Ranch Park Friday, May 11 and again next Friday! Come enjoy a free movie under the starso on May 18 with Coco. Concessions will be available for purchase courtesy of The Flour Shop Bakery. Grab your family, chairs, and blankets and head out to Doubletree Ranch Park! Movies will begin at dark.
The Highland Village Art Festival took place last Saturday, May 5 at The Shops at Highland Village. We had great weather for the 50 outstanding gallery quality artists, artist demonstrations, live music and entertainment, and interactive children’s art activities.
|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 email@example.com.
Yoga For All is offered by certified Yoga instructor Sangeeta Pathak. This class takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. For questions, Sangeeta can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.