Parks/Trails Projects

Updated 10/7/21 - updated information shown in red

Canyon Falls Park

Description: This project is for the design and development of Canyon Falls Park. The approved master plan for the park includes a playground and pavilion, restrooms, basketball court, splashpad, trails and parking.  

The professional services agreement, with Mesa Design Associates in the amount of $149,500, was awarded at the October 1, 2018 council meeting. Construction contract awarded November 16, 2020. Notice to proceed issued for January 11, 2021. Trail work is underway. Delivery and installation of splashpad equipment is ongoing.

Project cost: $3,150,000

Funding source(s): Park Development Fees, Dedicated Sales Tax

Anticipated completion: January 2022


Hound Mound Parking Lot and Restroom

Description: The project includes a restroom facility and additional parking lot with light improvements for the Hound Mound dog park. The restroom and parking lot will be located across Garden Ridge Blvd. The proposed parking lot will be connected to the existing trail system in Heritage Park, as well as connecting to the dog park. The project also includes a pedestrian ADA accessible crosswalk with flashers. 

A professional services agreement with Schrickel, Rollins PSC for design services was approved February 3, 2020. Construction contract awarded November 2. January 14, 2020 council meeting agenda item for any changes to the project or direction; project moving forward as designed. Notice to proceed issued for January 25. Electrical is operating. Irrigation and landscaping are ongoing.

Project cost: $810,000

Funding source(s): Other, Park Development Fees

Anticipated completion: November 2021


Leonard & Helen Johns Community Park

Description: The Town recently purchased 7.425 acres adjacent to the 31-acre Leonard & Helen Johns Community Park.  (former LISD property) Over the past 8 years, staff and prior councils discussed purchasing this property. Purchasing this property ensures access to the park and existing tennis courts as well as parking. This property was purchased as an active park that could include the construction of a cultural arts center.

Demolition of the old natatorium building is underway.


Peters Colony Memorial Park

Description: This project is for the design and development of the 3.3-acre Peters Colony Memorial Park adjacent to the Library. The approved master plan for the park includes a remembrance wall, children’s area and pavilion, water feature, nature trails and pedestrian pathways with access to the library. 

A professional services agreement with Mesa Design Associates, Inc. for design services was approved June 15, 2020. Anticipate award of construction contract in Fall 2021. Design is 35% complete. Staff received preliminary news of receipt of grant award. Final approval is forthcoming. 95% plans received. 

Project cost: $2,955,000

Funding source(s): Dedicated Sales Tax, Other, Park Development Fees


Pink Evening Primrose Trail Connection (Bridge & Trail from Gaston Park to Timber Trails Park)

Description: The project includes an 8-foot-wide 150-foot-long pedestrian bridge to be constructed over Timber Creek, and an additional 400 feet of 8-foot multi-use trail to tie into Gaston Park and College Parkway.  This connection will provide connectivity from Gaston Park to the developments and parks to the south including River Walk and Timber Trails Park. 

A professional services agreement with Halff Associates. Inc, to provide professional engineering services was awarded at the December 16, 2019 council meeting. CIP amendment for increase approved November 16, 2020. Construction contract awarded June 21, 2021. Preconstruction meetings held. The bridge is scheduled for late November/early December delivery.  

Project cost: $915,000

Funding source(s): Park Development Fees, TIRZ

Anticipated completion: February 2022


Rheudasil Park

Description: The project is for the design and development of the approved Master Plan for Rheudasil Park (approved December 2014). Design of the project was delayed until completion of the dredging and bank stabilization project.  

The professional services agreement, with Studio Outside Landscape Architecture, LLC. in the amount of $136,700, was awarded at the October 1, 2018 council meeting. Due to the length of time since the master plan approval, the master plan was “re-presented” at the December 6, 2018 Parks Board meeting. In April 2020, bids came in higher than budget. Project was rebid in November. Construction contract awarded March 1, 2021. Construction is underway. Site grading, pumps and feed system installation are ongoing.  

View the dedicated Rheudasil Park project webpage for the site plan and additional details. 

Project Cost: $2,600,000

Funding source(s): Dedicated Sales Tax

Anticipated completion: May 2022


Tennis Center Feasibility Study

Description: This project is to conduct a tennis center needs assessment and feasibility study. The study will provide data and information to analyze the market, to determine the size and amenities to be included in the tennis facility, project costs, partnership strategies, funding models, operating budgets, and economic impact for a future tennis center project.  

The professional services agreement, with PROS Consulting Inc. in the amount of $49,950, was awarded at the May 17, 2021 council meeting. Virtual community meeting held August 18, with 172 people signed up. Online community survey began August 24 thru September 26. Q&A and the virtual community meeting presentation placed on the website. A parks board meeting held Thursday, October 7. Survey findings provided and public provided additional input.

Presentation

Project Cost: $50,000

Funding source(s): Dedicated Sales Tax

Anticipated completion: March 2022


Trail and Bikeways Master Plan Update

Description: The current Town of Flower Mound Parks and Trails Master Plan was last adopted on March 6, 2017, and the associated technical report focused mainly on parks and recreational components.  Due the size, complexity, and popularity of the Town’s trail system a separate comprehensive plan for trails and bikeways was planned for a later date. This update is for the data collection and review, community needs assessment, community profile analysis, trails analysis, creating an implementation plan, and branding for the Trails and Bikeways Master Plan project. 

A professional services agreement with Halff Associates, Inc., in the amount of $247,500 was awarded February 1, 2021. Several informational meetings held in May. First master plan video posted on the project website.

Project Cost: $300,000

Funding source(s): Dedicated Sales Tax