Parks & Recreation Bonds

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2016 Bond TrackerIn October 2016, Greensboro voters approved the City to borrow up to $34.5 million for parks and recreation projects.Bond funds will be used to buy, build, improve or otherwise equip City parks and recreation facilities.

Check the status of these project on the 2016 Bond Tracker.

Bond Projects:

  • Parks & Rec bond 4Barber Park/Gateway Gardens: $4,500,000
    • Gateway Garden's Visitors Center
    • Completing Phase III of Barber Park
    • Interior improvements for Simkins Indoor Sports Pavilion
  • Community Tennis Improvements: $3,000,000
    • System-wide court enhancements for more than 30 tennis courts
  • Land Acquisition, Community Recreation Centers and Neighborhood Park Improvements (includes Bryan Park): $6,000,000
    • Strategically acquiring land for opportunities of development, conservation and preservation
  • Battleground Parks District Initial Development: $5,000,000
    • Strategic design, construction and space activation methods to maximize the City's return on investments, while leveraging private dollars to create a multi-night entertainment destination for residents and tourists. The project includes an amphitheater, entertainment facilities and promenade. 
  • Downtown Greenway Phase 4 (Including Ole Asheboro Connector): $7,000,000
    • Construction of approximately 1-mile, western section
  • Atlantic &Yadkin Greenway: $7,000,000
    • This project is for the construction and extension of the approximately two mile segment of the Atlantic & Yadkin (A&Y) Greenway to connect the Downtown Greenway.
  • Windsor/Chavis Joint Facility Initial Development: $2,000,000
    • Phase I design and construction of a new, joint-use facility combining Windsor Community Recreation Center and the Chavis Branch Library

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