Total value of Proposition #2 is $39,900,000 for Parks and Recreation Facilities. There are four proposed projects contained within this proposition.
Multigenerational Recreation Center --- $25,100,000
Memorial Park Recreation Center is 18,000 square feet and was completed in 1999. The adjacent Senior Activity Center is 10,000 square feet and was completed in 1997.
If funded, this project would incorporate the existing Memorial Park Rec Center and Senior Activity Center, a combined 28,000 square feet into a 72,000-square-foot Multi-Generational Center. There would be dedicated space for an Active Aging Center larger than the current Senior Activity Center, a family lounge, gymnasiums, child care area, indoor playground, other recreation center amenities, a indoor walking trail, and increased parking.
This project also includes $246,079 for permanent public art integrated into the facility, and $355,000 for features connecting the facility site to the future nature park across Valley Parkway.
These images represent a concept plan for the facility - actual design may vary.
|The first image shows the current Senior Activity Center and Memorial Park Recreation Center in red, and the anticipated footprint of the proposed Multi-Generational Recreation Center in white. The existing structures would be modified and incorporated into the new building.
|The second image shows the potential activity areas in the proposed Multi-Generational Recreation Center. The portion in blue is the proposed Indoor Aquatic Center addition that is bring presented to voters as Proposition #4.
Trail Design and Development --- $7,100,000
The city has adopted a Trails Master Plan designed to connect major destination and service points with residential areas and to integrate Lewisville’s trails into regional trails in neighboring cities.
If approved, this proposition would be used to fund major “spine” trails described in the Trails Master Plan. Specific trail segments could change depending upon traffic and development patterns, and the ability to obtain outside funding. This project also includes $139,216 for permanent public art integrated along the trail system.
Sample projects reviewed by the Blue Ribbon Capital Projects Committee include trails that would reach Valley Ridge Greenbelt, DTCA Hebron Station, Central Park, LLELA Nature Preserve, LISD Outdoor Learning Area, and trailheads in neighboring cities.
Lake Park Day Use Improvements --- $5,100,000
Lake Park is the largest public park in Lewisville, covering more than 662 acres on land leased from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It opened in the early 1960s. The park features both athletic facilities and lake-related day use areas, including a swimming beach, boat ramps, picnic pavilions, tables, grills, playground, permanent restrooms, and open space.
If approved, this proposition would pay for improvements to the day use areas of Lewisville Lake Park including a large themed playground, large and small picnic pavilions, individual shaded picnic tables, amenities for fishing tournaments, fish-cleaning station, and numerous ADA-accessibility items.
Lake Park Campground/Pavilion Improvements --- $2,600,000
Lake Park is the largest public park in Lewisville, covering more than 662 acres on land leased from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It opened in the early 1960s. The park features a campground and pavilion that offers tent sites and RV/trailer sites.
If approved, this proposition would pay for improvements to the Lewisville Lake Park campground and pavilion, including upgraded utility and sewer hookups, site leveling, tables and grills, roadway improvements, tent site improvements, and expanded parking for Connor Pavilion.