Parks Development

Project dates are subject to change. 

Questions? Email Parks Development.

Current Parks Development Projects


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Master Plan
The Parks Development team is currently in the process of updating the Parks Master Plan and Hike and Bike Master Plan.

The plans provide direction on parkland needs, park improvements, trail construction, recreational facilities, street-scape improvements and future park projects for the next 1 - 10 years and beyond. 
Ongoing
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Immediate work includes replacing old restroom and adding additional covered seating.

For more information, visit the FAQ page.
In construction. Early 2022
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Renovation of restrooms
Expansion of Park
Winter 2021
Land acquired
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Finch Park will undergo improvements in accordance with the approved 2010 Master Plan.


Phase 2: new playground pods, pavilion, new splash pad and 4 additional pickleball courts.

In construction. End of 2022.

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Gabe Nesbitt | Gabe Nesbitt Park Master Plan
  • Four new softball fields, parking and restrooms.
  • Indoor Tennis Facility
  • In design.
  • In construction. End of 2022.
Link to MCDC - It's My McKinneyMcKinney Greens
This project includes master planning the 73-acre former golf course and a 4.7-acre neighborhood park.

McKinney Greens 4.7-Acre Neighborhood Park Concept Plan
In design

In design. Early 2022.

McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch
Renovation of 6 fields and converting from grass to artificial turf.
In design

Prestwyck Park | Prestwyk Park Master Plan
This neighborhood park will be located near the intersection of University Dr. and Coit Rd. within the Prestwyck subdivision.
Opening Dec. 2021.

Robinson Ridge Park | Robinson Ridge Park Master Plan
This neighborhood park will be located just east of Muscadine Drive and Garden Ridge in the Robinson Ridge subdivision. Just west of Ledbetter Park and Baker Elementary. 
Construction begins Jan. 2022
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Renovations include the update of the playground area, pavilion, sports court and install walking trails.

During the 1950s, a site near the park was used as an unpermitted landfill. As part of this project, the city will complete work to maintain and increase safety protocols for this site as part of a Voluntary Clean-up Program (VCP). This work requires tree removal in the park and the installation of an enhanced barrier on top of the old landfill.

Questions about the VCP? Call Environmental Engineering at 972-547-7475
In design. Early 2022.
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Neighborhood Park Renovations
These eight neighborhood parks will be renovated soon:
All master plans are complete.

Mary Will Craig Park - Construction begins Jan. 2022.

Murphy Park - Construction begins Jan 2022.



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In 2019 McKinney residents voted to approve $91 million in funding for the enhancement and expansion of the city's parks system. When you see the 2019 Bond Project icon, you know that your vote helped to make this project possible. Learn more about the 2019 Bond.