Discussion: Park Bond Projects

The park bond projects currently under consideration would require up to $200 million of contracted debt to fund the costs for acquisition, design, construction, equipment and improvements for parks facilities.

Presentation to the Board of County Supervisors - May 7, 2019

Prince William County Parks and Recreation Needs Assessment Survey – Spring 2019

Topics

Small2_fieldhouse

Description: Indoor multi-sport practice facility for local leagues, high schools, and residents

Specs: 125,000+/- square feet, turf, court, and flex space

Management: TBD

Estimated Cost: $21,600 million 

Project Duration: 36-48 months

Existing Funding: $0

Pros: Provides full-size practice fields not currently available

Cons: Requires large parcel along properly sized roadway 

0 Responses
Small2_howison

Description: Functional and accessibility improvements to existing community park

Specs: ADA improvements, trail, spectator seating; fitness equipment, comfort station expansion

Estimated Cost: $6 million

Project Duration: 24 months

Existing Funding: $0

Pros: Increases accessibility, expands recreation opportunity, enhances user experience, builds upon league investments, project is shovel ready

Cons: Park is at capacity; additional parking may be necessary

0 Responses
Small2_long

Description: Upgrades and expansion to existing regional park

Specs: Road improvements, soccer field #1 and #2 lights and irrigation, addition of two baseball fields, comfort station, sewer line, parking expansion

Estimated Cost: $10.8 million 

Project Duration: 36 months

Existing Funding: $0

Pros: Alleviates significant congestion, maximizes full potential of regional facility, builds upon league investments

Cons: Increased congestion at park, increased traffic on Route 15

0 Responses
Small2_neabsco

Description: New amenity-rich  community park

Specs: Dynamic playground, climbing wall, hill slides, skating ribbon, skywalk, and amphitheater

Estimated Cost: $6 million 

Project Duration: 36 months

Existing Funding: $0

Pros: Provides a one-of-a-kind modern community park

Cons: Maintenance intensive

0 Responses
Small2_fuller

Description: Expand existing community park

Specs: 2-230’ fields and parking

Estimated Cost: $6 million 

Project Duration: 36 months

Existing Funding: $0

Pros: Completes unfinished project (2006 bond)

Cons: Increased traffic on Fuller Heights Road, neighborhood impact

0 Responses
Small2_indoorsports

Description: Indoor competition and practice facility for local leagues, high schools, and residents

Specs: 230,000+/- square feet, hydraulic 200 meter/6 lane track, courts, 3,500 fixed seats, and turf 

Management: TBD

Estimated Cost: $84 million 

Project Duration: 48 months

Existing Funding: $0

Pros: Provides a multitude of year-round recreation uses, can be utilized for non-sporting  community events, will attract visitors to PWC

Cons: Traffic impact, requires large parcel along properly sized roadway

0 Responses
Small2_aquatic

Description: Family Aquatic and Fitness facility 

Specs: 50,000+/- square feet, competition and leisure pool, weight/functional fitness room, fitness classrooms, basketball court, children/youth area

Management: TBD

Estimated Cost: $42 million 

Project Duration: 48 months

Existing Funding: $0

Pros: Alleviate congestion for Chinn and Sharron-Baucom Centers, in walking distance to adjoining neighborhoods, in close proximity to numerous high schools

Cons: Traffic impact

0 Responses
Small2_trails

Description: Complete various off-road trail projects, open space acquisition, ADA improvements

Allowance: $23,600 million 

Project Duration: 120 months

Existing Funding: Varies

Pros: Completes unfinished projects, adds level of service, increases park accessibility 

Cons: Some trail routes require realignment to ensure long term sustainability and high LOS

0 Responses