Park Capital Improvements

The Community Services Department’s Capital Improvement Section

The Capital Improvement Section of the Community Services Department is responsible for the acquisition, master planning, design & construction of parks and trails. These projects consist of facility improvements & upgrades to existing parks and trails, as well as the development of new park land. The Capital Improvement Section also oversees development of buildings such as gymnasiums and community centers.

Capital improvements are funded by fees paid by private developers who construct new residential projects within the city of Anaheim per the Anaheim Municipal Code section 17.34. In lieu of paying a fee to the City, Developers may dedicate and develop land for parks and recreational facilities. Capital improvement projects are also funded through a variety of federal, state, and local grants.

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  3. Recently Completed

Nohl Ranch


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Downtown Open Space

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Community Meeting_Prioritizing

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Manzanita Skate Park





This project will include the development of a skate park in a passive area of Manzanita Park. The proposed skate park will be located east of the Boys and Girls Club and south of the 91 Freeway. The skate park will be designed for beginner to intermediate skaters and include a bowl, pump track, and street plaza components.

Logan Wells Stake Park

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The Logan Wells Memorial Foundation has raised $190,000 for the development of a skate park in memory of Logan Wells who tragically died on March 23, 2014 when he was hit by a car as he was riding his skateboard. The skate park will be approximately 5,000 square feet consisting of concrete street style skate elements such as ramps, stairs, ledges and grind rails.

Brookhurst Park Playground Improvements


The City applied for $500,000 in grant funding from the Land and Water Conservation Fund to improve the play area. The project was not recommended for the Fiscal Year 2018 funding cycle but will be retained for consideration in Federal Fiscal Year 2019.

The neighbors surrounding Brookhurst Park attended several community meetings to give input on this project. The community agreed that it is important to keep the moon park theme but that the remaining antiquated playground equipment and failing concrete walks should be replaced and enhanced. There have also been many requests for the development of an inclusive play area that provides a safe and exciting place for children of varying abilities.

Barton Park - Master Plan


Tentative Schedule:
KaBOOM! playground prep day will be 1/24/2019 and build day will be 1/26/2019.

Barton Park - Design Day Flyer

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Julianna Park - Master Plan

Julianna Park

Wagner House - Restoration

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The project entails modernizing buildings and engineering systems, bringing them up
 to code and maintaining the facility’s existing use as a tennis center for the community. The improvements will also focus on accessibility and walk-ability throughout the center.New landscaping is planned to increase water efficient by using drought tolerant plants and removing turf.

La Palma Park - Soccer Area   

Anaheim - La Palma Park soccer fields Concept Plan

>The City of Anaheim is applying for a grant to construct a synthetic turf soccer field on the southwest side of La Palma Park. Other improvements requested by the community include two additional natural turf fields, a play area, a restroom building with community rooms, a perimeter trail with exercise equipment, a multipurpose open air sports arena, an events plaza, and lighting, master plan above.  The city will be pursuing  funding for these additional improvements.

This project will install a trellis shade structure between the existing carriage house and restroom facility. The trellis will augment the park’s venue space which has been in great demand by our community for weddings and other special events. Other park improvements include the seismic retrofit of the Mother Colony House.