2007 Bond
Proposition 3

Proposition 3
Parks, Recreation, Open Space and Athletics Improvements
69 projects | $79,125,293

This proposition authorizes the City of San Antonio to issue bonds, the proceeds from which will be used to acquire, construct, equip, and renovate various park, cultural, recreation, open space and athletics facilities. This proposition also will provide park additions and for the acquisition of lands and rights of way necessary for such purposes.

Bond Election Terminology Guide
The following acronyms reflect organizations or terms used throughout this brochure:
LF = Leveraged Funding, meaning that the City anticipates partnering with one or more non-City entities to share in the cost of completing the designated project; in such a scenario, the City’s share could be reduced if the designated project’s scope is modified or its partner does not produce the full amount of funding promised or expected.
ADA = Americans with Disabilities Act
MPO = Metropolitan Planning Organization
TxDOT = Texas Department of Transportation

Apache Park – Pavilion $150,000
Development of a park pavilion.

Arnold Park $550,000
Basic park improvements.

Avenida Guadalupe Complex $150,000
Renovate existing facilities and improve infrastructure.

Botanical Gardens $600,000
General improvements to the City-owned conservatory.

Claude Black Community Center $200,000
Facility improvements and mechanical repairs.

Collins Garden Park - Lighting and Amenities $275,000
Development of lighting and basic park improvements.

Concepcion Park Pool $350,000
Rehabilitate the pool facility to include ADA modifications.

Culebra Creek Park Land Acquisition and/or Park $1,393,490
Acquire park property and/or develop general park improvements.

Denver Heights Park $60,000
Development of a playground.

Ella Austin Community Center $500,000
General facility rehabilitation.

Elmendorf Lake Park $500,000
Park rehabilitation, including stage and boat dock structure, ball field lighting, and ADA modifications.

Fairchild Park Pool Facility $500,000
Rehabilitation of the pool facility, including ADA modifications.

Flores Park Pool $500,000
Rehabilitation of the pool facility, including ADA modifications.

French Creek Park $58,182
Development of general park improvements.

Gateway Terrace Park $100,000
Development of general park improvements.

George Gervin Academy Wellness and Fitness Center Facility LF $500,000
Partner with non-profit entity to construct a gym to be available for public use. The total cost for this project is currently estimated to be $3.5 million, with the City’s share expected to equal approximately 14.5% of this total.

Golden Community Park $150,000
Development of park improvements.

Guadalupe Theater $500,000
General rehabilitation of facility.

Harlandale Park Group Pavilion $100,000
Development of a park pavilion.

Hausman Park $500,000
Development of park improvements adjacent to John Igo Branch Library.

HemisFair Park $2,000,000
Redevelopment of the park.

Heritage Neighborhood Pool LF $950,000
Rehabilitation and renovation of an existing facility including ADA modifications for use by the general public (contingent on Heritage Neighborhood Association deeding more than 2 acres, including pool, to the City).

Hillside Acres Community Gardens $200,000
Development of park and facility improvements.

Ingram Hills Park $100,000
Development of lighting and basic park improvements.

Japanese Tea Gardens $500,000
Renovation of facility infrastructure and ADA modifications.

Joe Ward Park $350,000
Development of a pool bathhouse and ADA modifications.

Kingsborough School Walking Track Lighting LF $200,000
Development of lighting improvements.

Lackland Terrace Park and Skate Facility $350,000
Development of general park improvements including a skate park.

Land Acquisition and Park Development in Council District 8 and/or 9 $2,666,833
Acquisition of park land and/or general park improvements.

Lockwood Park Gym $100,000
Replacement of the existing gymnasium building with a covered basketball court.

M.L. King Park $250,000

Development of the park north of Salado Creek to include a group pavilion and parking lot.

Magik Children's Theater LF $100,000
General rehabilitation to theater.

Market Square $1,140,000
Improvements to public plazas.

Market Square El Mercado Building $850,000
General facility rehabilitation including ADA modifications.

McAllister Park $100,000
Rehabilitation of park trails.

Medina Base Road Park $200,000
Basic park improvements.

Miller's Pond Park $100,000
Basic park improvements.

Mission del Lago Area Park Development $200,000
Development of general park improvements, including sport courts, on park land adjacent to the Mission Del Lago Golf Course (project contingent on private developer’s donation of land).

Mitchell Lake Wetlands Conservation & Education Center Facility LF $125,000
Expansion of the center’s parking, pavilion, and restroom facilities. The total cost for this project is currently estimated to be $250,000, with the City’s share expected to equal approximately 50% of this total.

Monterrey Park $100,000
Development of parking lot lighting.

Nani Falcone Skate Park $400,000
Development of a skate park.

Northampton Park $300,000
Development of basic park improvements.

Northeast Area Recreational Facility $4,000,000
Public recreational facility (to include multi-purpose rooms and gymnasium).

Officer John R. Wheeler Park (Chestnut Springs Park) $500,000
Development of basic park improvements.

Oscar Perez Park $300,000
Development of trail lighting and a playground expansion.

Palo Alto College Soccer Field LF $200,000
Soccer field development at Palo Alto College. The total cost for this project is currently estimated to be $400,000, with the City’s share expected to equal approximately 50% of this total.

Palo Alto Terrace Park $100,000
Development of basic park improvements.

Pearsall Park $1,000,000
Development of the northern portion of the park.

Pershing Park $100,000
Development of basic park improvements.

Rainbow Hills Park $550,000
Rehabilitation of basic park facilities to include the trails and park amenities.

Regional Sportsplex and Special Needs Park LF $6,200,000
Development of a soccer field complex and a special needs park. The total cost for this project is currently estimated to be $14 million, with the City’s share equal to approximately 44% of this total.

RiverWalk $500,000
Rehabilitation of the historic River Bend including ADA improvements.

Roosevelt Park – Playground $225,000
Development of basic park improvements to include an additional playground and shade cover.

Rosedale Park - Skate Park and Other $400,000
Development of basic park improvements to include a skate park and electrical upgrades.

Southside Lions Park Lake Area and Amenities $550,000
Rehabilitation of general park facilities around the lake to include playgrounds, trails, lighting, and other park facilities.

Spanish Governor's Palace $775,000
General facilities improvements.

Spicewood Park $100,000
Development of basic park improvements.

Stablewood Park $250,000
Development of basic park improvements.

Sunrise Park $200,000
Development of basic park improvements to include a playground.

Sunset Hills Basketball Court $200,000
Renovate the existing basketball court.

Swimming Facilities Improvements (City Council District 7) $1,600,000
Rehabilitation of existing pool facilities at Sunset Hills, Garza, Woodlawn Lake and Joe Ward Pools including ADA modifications.

Tom Slick Park $706,788
Development of basic park improvements.

University of Texas at San Antonio Athletics Fields and Facilities LF $5,550,000
Collaboration with other entities to develop venues for youth tournaments and competitions, including baseball, softball, track, soccer, tennis, and various practice fields. The total cost for this project is currently estimated to be $60 million, with the City’s share expected to equal approximately 9.3% of this total.

Villa Coronado Park and Community Center $250,000
Development of a walking trail and general rehabilitation of the community center.

Vista Verde Park $250,000
General park improvements.

Voelcker Property Park Acquisition and Development $33,525,000
Acquisition of 204 acres of land for use as an urban park including Phase I development.

Westside YMCA - Building renovations $525,000
Design and construction of general facility rehabilitation.

Witte Museum $1,250,000
General improvements to museum, possibly including parking improvements.

Woodlawn Lake Park - Pedestrian Bridge and Playground $400,000
Development of basic park improvements including a pedestrian bridge and playground expansion.