|Manager-Facilities Development & Concessions
|Department Services Specialist
The City of Huntington Beach operates 3.5 miles of beach and one of the longest municipal piers in the state. Completed beach projects include the Beach Public Services Center, Lifeguard Tower Zero, pier restrooms, Pier Plaza, and Lifeguard and Jr. Guard Headquarters buildings. Huntington Beach also has 75 parks and public facilities.
|PARK AND RECREATION MASTER PLAN|
Bartlett Park - 19822 Beach Boulevard
Bartlett Park is a 28-acre area bounded by Beach Boulevard to the west, Yorktown Avenue to the north, Coldwater Lane to the east, and Adams Avenue to the south. The majority of the park is undeveloped, except for two acres containing the Newland House Museum, Newland Barn and a public parking lot. Seven acres of the park site are also utilized by the County of Orange for Flood Control purposes as a retention basin.
City Council has approved funding appropriation of a conceptual master plan and environmental assessment for development of Bartlett Park. Community Services staff has worked with a landscape architecture firm, David Volz Design, and with the environmental firm of Bonterra Consulting to prepare a Conceptual Master Plan for future development of the park and to evaluate opportunities and constraints of the site. Advertised public input meetings were conducted on October 14, 2009, and on January 13, 2010, with notification sent to property owners within 1,000 feet of the park, posting on Channel 3, and notices in the newspaper. On January 13, 2010, the Community Services Commission reviewed and recommended approval of this plan.
City Council RCA 3.15.2010
Master Plan Diagram
Worthy Park - 1900 Main Street
The Community Services Department plans to reconfigure the park to address the impacts created by the loss of acreage and to better accommodate youth sports and other recreational needs of the community. The intent of the project is to refurbish the area of the former softball field and demolish the former racquetball building. This will maximize the turf areas to accommodate a greater variety of youth sports, and provide much needed lighted practice fields.
Other elements of the project will include converting the existing basketball courts to pickle ball courts. Pickle ball is a fast growing sport and other cities in the area have created or converted courts for to address the demand. The tot lot area which was constructed more than 30 years ago is in need of upgrades and will receive new play equipment. A group picnic shelter will also be constructed near the tot lot. Finally, a 282 SF pre-engineered restroom building will be constructed to replace the ones being eliminated with racquetball building.
No additional lighting will be part of the project. The sports practice area will utilize the existing lights of the former softball field. Improvements for pickle ball will be limited to restriping and painting the existing basketball courts. The existing slab will remain in place, along with the existing light poles. No improvements are planned for the parking lot at this time.
Sports Complex Team Room - 18120 Goldenwest Street
The City of Huntington Beach is located in Orange County California, approximately 35 miles southwest of Los Angeles. In 2004, the City opened a 45-acre sports complex located within the city-owned 350-acre Huntington Central Park. The Huntington Central Park Sports Complex is located in the central part of the city on the east side of Goldenwest Street, between Talbert Avenue and Ellis Avenue.
The Sports Complex consists of two sections referred to as Phase I and Phase II. Phase I is 40 acres and consists of 8 natural turf softball fields; overlaid with 8 soccer fields, two concession/restroom buildings, two tot play areas and an 850 space parking lot. Phase II makes up the remaining 5-acres of the Complex and includes a 7-station batting cage, and 4 artificial turf soccer fields and restroom building.
The team room will be part of a single structure with a minimum of 400 SF dedicated to the team room. The team room will be utilized by the City for its youth sports programs and by youth organizations on a reservation basis.
LeBard Park - 20461 Craimer Lane
LeBard Park is located in the southeast section of the city. Two acres of the total five acres are currently undeveloped. The city is in the process of creating a conceptual master plan to include additional turf areas and picnic facilities for the undeveloped portion of the park. The master plan is scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2007 with construction slated for 2008.
City Council RCA 12.7.2015
Wardlow Park - 19761 Magnolia Street
The City purchased six acres of school property adjacent to Wardlow Park from the Fountain Valley School District. The City is planning to reconfigure Wardlow Park to accommodate on-site parking needed to serve the ball fields which are now located on City property.
City Council RCA 4.21.2014
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City of Huntington Beach
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Huntington Beach, CA
Phone: (714) 536-5486
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