Construction and Development Updates

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
Al Ruschhaupt Soccer Complex Phase II
The immediate work includes adding sports field lighting to Phase II. The lights will be shut off at 9 p.m. and will LED technology that has less glare. Stay tuned for more updates at Ruschhaupt.
Summer 2020
Old 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. Please visit this page to find updated information regarding the Greens of McKinney and future land acquisition
No timeline as of now.
The 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 an undergrade connection between Rowlett Creek on the north side of Stacy Road to the existing trail along the south side of Stacy Road.
Project is on hold pending land acquisition.
Cottonwood Park Renovations
This project will include renovations and upgrades to park amenities that are currently on the site.  
Construction is expected to begin in 2020.
Gray Branch Park Master Plan
The master plan update for this 212-acre park located south of 380 and along both sides of Gray Branch Road 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.
Finch 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.
Prestwyck Neighborhood Park
This park will be located near the intersection of University Drive and Coit Road within the Prestwyck subdivision.
The project is in design with no set timeline.