Parks Development

The dates shown below are subject to change. Please contact a Parks Development staff member for more detailed information about the projects listed on this page.


Current Parks Development Projects

Project End Date
Link to MCDC - It's My McKinney Opens in new windowAl Ruschhaupt Soccer Complex Phase II
The immediate work includes adding sports field lighting to Phase II. The lights are LED technology that shine inward to eliminate light-spill.

Other renovations include the restrooms, playground, concessions and sports fields.

For more information, visit the FAQ page.
Summer 2020
Link to MCDC - It's My McKinney Opens in new windowOld Settler’s Rec Center
Phase II work is underway it involves renovating the southern half of the facility and will include converting the outdoor basketball pavilion into a new interior space.
November 2020

Greens of McKinney
This 72-acre parcel was donated to the city on June 11, 2018. For more information, please visit the Greens of McKinney website.
No timeline as of now.
Link to MCDC - It's My McKinney Opens in new windowThe Courts at Gabe Nesbitt Expansion 
This project includes the expansion of the tennis center with 12 additional courts, a maintenance building, two playgrounds, landscape enhancements, trail improvements and sports field practice areas within Gabe Nesbitt Community Park.
January 2020

Rowlett Creek / SPCA Trail
This trail will provide a connection between Rowlett Creek on the north side of Stacy Rd. to the existing trail along the south side of Stacy Rd.
Project is on hold pending land acquisition.
Link to MCDC - It's My McKinney Opens in new windowCottonwood Park Renovations
This project will include renovations and upgrades to current park amenities.  
Construction is expected to begin in 2020.

Gray Branch Park Master Plan
The master plan update for this 212-acre park located south of Hwy. 380 and along both sides of Gray Branch Rd. will include sports fields, a recreation center, trails, pavilions, concessions, parking, maintenance facilities and playgrounds.
Design is in progress. No construction is planned at this time.
Link to MCDC - It's My McKinney Opens in new windowFinch Park
In 2020, Finch Park will undergo improvements in accordance with the approved 2010 Master Plan.
The first round of construction will include a new hike and bike trail connection, updated basketball, tennis and pickleball courts, a new pavilion, two new pedestrian bridges and additional parking.

The second phase of construction will yield new playground pods and a new splash pad.
The project will begin in early 2020 with no end date set at this time.
Link to MCDC - It's My McKinney Opens in new windowPrestwyck Park
This neighborhood park will be located near the intersection of University Dr. and Coit Rd. within the Prestwyck subdivision.
The project is in design with no set timeline.

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