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Chandler Park Projects and Meetings

Chandler's Park Operations Division maintains nearly 1,200 acres of developed park land at more than 60 park sites. The division also acquires land, plans, designs and develops new parks and special use facilities.

The Chandler Parks Division strives to meet the recreational and open space needs of Chandler citizens. As new parks and facilities are planned, Parks staff works with Chandler residents on the design and development of Chandler parks.

Park Development and Improvement Projects

  • Arrowhead Meadows Park Tennis Court Renovation
    • Arrowhead Meadows Park is located at 1475 W. Erie St. It is a 30-acre Community Park developed initially in 1962. 
    • The existing tennis courts will be resurfaced, with two of the four courts being converted to six pickleball courts.
    • Alternative tennis courts can be found at Apache Park, 1300 N. Hartford St., or Tumbleweed Tennis Center, 2250 S. McQueen Road. 
       
  • Desert Breeze Park Tennis Court Renovation
    • Desert Breeze is a 47-acre Community Park and is one Chandler's most popular parks. 
    • The four lighted tennis courts were originally built in 1996 and have deteriorated due to time and use. 
    • This project is currently underway; the four courts will be removed and replaced with four new post-tensioned concrete courts. The perimeter fence is also being replaced.
    • Alternative tennis courts can be found at Apache Park, 1300 N. Hartford St., or Tumbleweed Tennis Center, 2250 S. McQueen Road.  
    • Final completion for this project is December 5.
       
  • Future Neighborhood Park at Layton Lakes
    • Concept plan was completed after an initial public meeting held on September 14, 2016. 
    • Construction plans were completed and publicly bid June 2017. Unfortunately, the bids came in over the approved budget and all bids had to be rejected. 
    • While the majority of the concept/design for the park will remain the same, in order to get the project within budget, staff have made several changes to the original concept that will be presented at a public meeting on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 6:30 p.m., at the Environmental Education Center, 4050 E. Chandler Heights Road. 
    • Proposed amenities include a "ninja warrior" style obstacle course, ramadas, basketball and sand volleyball courts with lighting, drinking fountain, open turf area, pathways, site lighting and landscaping. 
    • The location of the park is within the area bounded by Gilbert Road, Lindsay Road, Queen Creek Road and Ocotillo Road. The development of this park continues to meet the City goal of providing a neighborhood park for each square mile of residential development within the City.
    • Construction is anticipated to begin in early 2018 and will take approximately five to six months to construct.
       
  • Shawnee Park Ramadas
    • Shawnee Park, located at 1400 W. Mesquite St., is a 17.5-acre Neighborhood Park that was developed in 1983.
    • Since the construction more than 34 years ago, the picnic ramadas have deteriorated due to time, use, and weather conditions. 
    • This project will remove and replace two existing ramadas with new updated steel ramadas similar in size. 
    • Anticipated completion is November.
       
  • Snedigar Sportsplex Area Lighting
    • This project installs area lighting in the open turf space to the west of soccer fields 1 and 2 at the Snedigar Sportsplex. Light pole installation is complete, as of September 20. 
    • Anticipated completion is November
Recently Completed Park Development and Improvement Projects
  • ‚ÄčApache Park Improvements 
    • Public Meetings were held on October 1, 2015 and April 7, 2016 to receive input regarding planned improvements to Apache Park. The concept plan was prese