Parks and Recreation Master Plan Update

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Please view the Parks and Recreation Master Plan Update ROUGH DRAFT. We are accepting feedback on the draft through April 14.



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Master Plan Updates 

  • A presentation was given to the Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee on Council's feedback from their March 1 meeting and to discuss levels of service at the March 7 meeting. 

  • A presentation was given to the Town Council on a preliminary recommendation for park locations and included amenities, and a costs and revenues report at the March 1 meeting.

  • A presentation was given to the Town Council on the history, public interaction, outreach efforts, resident feedback, and park/amenity options at the February 15 meeting.

  • PLAN*et held a Public Input Workshop for the Parks and Recreation Master Plan Update project on January 19 at the QC Library from 6-8 p.m.

  • A presentation was given to the Town Council on the PRAC recommended LOS at the Dec 21 meeting.

  • On December 13, the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee (PRAC) reviewed, discussed, and voted on the Level of Service (LOS) recommendation provided by PLAN*et for the Town's Parks and Recreation Master Plan. PLAN*et will be presenting the PRAC recommended LOS as an item for discussion at the December 21 Town Council meeting. 

  • PLAN*et held the Community Education Workshop for the Parks and Recreation Master Plan and West Park Site projects on August 6 at the QC Library from 9am-1pm. If you missed the meeting, you can still access the presentation by PLAN*et by clicking here

  • The Town Council approved the contract to update and consolidate the the Five Park Master Plan (2007) and the Parks, Trails and Open Space Master Plan (2005) with Plan-et Communities Consulting at the March 16 Town Council Meeting.

  • Community Focus Groups facilitated by Plan*et were held on May 14 and May 17; the summary of results were presented to PRAC at the June 14 meeting. There were thirteen special interest groups included: sports partners, equestrian groups, teen interest, private recreation providers, HOA management groups, special event/economic development groups, faith-based leaders, education partners, public safety employees, historical preservation interest groups, Boy and Girl Scout leaders, preschool/home-schoolers, and Citizen Leadership alumni

  • PRAC approved the Community Survey Questions for Plan*et to use in the Parks and Recreation Community Survey; residents were called during the last two weeks of July and asked to participate in this important 10 minute survey. Results were provided at the August 6 Workshop and are available under documents

Current activities include:

  • Creation of Master Plan vision, goals, and strategies (created via community input)
  • Finalizing the components of the recreation system and connections within it (i.e., trails)
  • Development of strategic plan options for meeting future recreation needs and desires with costs
  • Developing strategies for recreation programs, administration, maintenance, and funding

Anticipated timeline for the remainder of the plan (updated Jan 30):

  • April 11-  PRAC to review ROUGH DRAFT and provide feedback to be included in the Final Draft of the plan
  • April 19-  Town Council to review and provide feedback on the ROUGH DRAFT of the MPU
  • June 7-  Town Council to vote on adoption of final MPU





Contact Information

Adam Robinson, Recreation Superintendent Recreation Services Division | Town of Queen Creek | Office: 480-358-3715 | Fax: 480-358-3701 | email:  | 22350 S. Ellsworth Road, Queen Creek, AZ 85142    |

Alexis Ramirez, Management Assistant Recreation Services Division | Town of Queen Creek | Telephone: 480-358-3707 | Fax: 480-358-3701 |  email:  | 22350 S. Ellsworth Road, Queen Creek, AZ  85142 |