|Park staff attended confined spaces training this week which will prepare staff for the operation and maintenance of the splash pad at Doubletree Ranch Park.
|Parks Capital Improvement Projects
Victoria Park Track Replacement
BW2 Engineers continue to work on the design of the project.
Highland Village Road Sidewalk
BW2 Engineers continue to work on the design of the sidewalk. Staff from both the Public Works and Parks Departments met with BW2 Engineers to review the alignment of the sidewalk.
Halff Associates is in the design process for the Pond Expansion project.
North Rock Construction continues work on the softball field. This week, they worked on rough grading the entire site. The softball field project is expected to take 180 calendar days (pending weather).
|Copperas Branch Park
Staff is preparing for the public kick off meeting to be held on April 18 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. at Doubletree Ranch Park. The CoServ Snack Wagon will be onsite serving dinner for everyone in attendance.
In addition, the City is seeking online community engagement for the Master Plan via Speak Up HV. We know better decision are made when our community provides input, and the City wants to make that as easy as possible. You can contribute your ideas and ask questions at times that work best for you.
Chapel Hill Estates Trail Connection
Staff is working with BW2 for the design of this project which will connect Castlewood Trail (on the west side of FM 2499 pedestrian tunnel) to Chapel Hill Estates along the southbound side of FM 2499.
FM 2499 Landscape and Maintenance Services Contract
Staff has executed a contract with Terracare Associates issued a notice to proceed with the maintenance of FM 2499.
Sunset Point Park
Staff has submitted a permit application to the US Army Corps of Engineers for this project.
Doubletree Ranch Park to DCTA Train Station Pedestrian Connection
The southern section (south of the pond) is closed to the public due to the construction of the pedestrian bridge that will provide access from Doubletree Ranch Park to the DCTA Train Station.
The NFL Flag Football games continue Saturday at Brazos Park.
The adult kickball league continued at Unity Park on Wednesday evening.
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
Upcoming Special Events
Due to inclement weather in the forecast, the annual Easter Egg Hunt has been postponed to Saturday, April 20 at the Unity Park baseball/softball fields located behind Briarhill Middle School. This event is free to the public and includes pictures with the Easter Bunny himself (be sure to bring your camera), face painting sponsored by Point Bank, a Fire Engine, and a bounce house sponsored by Aqua Tots! The Hunt will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. A social media contest sponsored by Primrose Highland Village will take place - attendees are encouraged to post their pictures at the event to Facebook and/or Instagram using #hvparks.
Community Education Classes
Private Yoga Classes are offered by certified Yoga Instructor, Rachel Swan, at the Robert & Lee DuVall Center. To schedule your private class, please contact Rachel Swan at (214) 641-4236 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fit4Mom is held on Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at Unity Park and on Mondays and 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.; at Doubletree Ranch Park on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 7:45 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.