Prospect Park Renovation

Introduction

Prospect Park is a 39 acre community park in northwest Wheat Ridge.

The Prospect Park Redevelopment Master Plan will greatly enhance user experience at Prospect Park. 

View the Prospect Park Master Plan Narrative (PDF) and the Prospect Park Master Plan (PDF)

Funding

The budget for the entire project is approximately $4 million dollars.

The Parks and Recreation Department was awarded two grants to help with the renovation:

  • $400,000 from Jefferson County Open Space for Phase I
  • $350,000 from Get Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) for Phase II

The remaining cost for the project is funded by the City's Open Space Fund and Conservation Trust Fund (Lottery dollars).

Phase I - Completed

  • New full-size football field located east of the softball fields
  • Relocation of the trail south of the field
  • Renovation of the two softball fields, including new fencing and dugouts that meet ADA requirements

Began: June 2017

Completed: May 2018

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Phase II - Coming in 2019 and beyond

  • Additional trees and landscape elements, and irrigation
  • Enhanced park entry with landscaping
  • Improved vehicular and pedestrian circulation to enhance parking and walk-ability
  • New large picnic pavilion
  • New signage throughout
  • Replacement of basketball court and horseshoe pits
  • Six new pickleball courts with lights

Begins: TBD based on funding

Anticipated completion: TBD based on funding