Parks

Park Improvement Projects

Parks Percentage Update Parks Infographic

The renovation of the City's parks have completed all seven parks, Apollo Park, Independence Park, Dennis the Menace Park, Discovery Sports Complex, Golden Park and Furman Park. Wilderness Park will be open to the public in the end of January 2021.

Recent Notices

Now Open

Apollo Park

12544 Rives Ave
Downey,CA

Project Cost: $4,600,000
Completed November 2019

Improvements
  • Synthetic Turf on Athletic Fields
  • ADA Improvements
  • Six (6) New Picnic Shelters
  • Rubberized Surfacing at Play Area
  • Parking Lot lighting
  • Ballfields Lighting/New Backstops
  • Furnishings (Picnic Tables, Benches, Trash Receptacles, BBQ’s and Drinking Fountains)

Now Open

Independence Park

12334 Bellflower Blvd
Downey, CA

Project Cost: $1,600,000
Completed October 2019

Improvements
  • One (1) New Detached Restroom Structure
  • New Playground Rubberized Surfacing
  • Resurfaced Eight (8) Tennis Courts
  • New Trash Enclosure & Structure

Now Open

Dennis the Menace Park

9125 Arrington Ave
Downey, CA

Project Cost: $2,300,000
Completed February 2020

Improvements
  • New Community & Restroom Building
  • Rubberized Surfacing at Play Area
  • New All Challenge Fitness Course
  • New Concrete Walkways
  • New Turf
  • New Picnic Shelters
  • Refuse Structure
  • Site Furnishings & Amenities (Benches and Drinking Fountains)

Now Open

Golden Park

8840 Golden St
Downey, CA

Project Cost: $3,000,000
Completed June 2020

Improvements
  • Community Building Improvements
  • New Accessible Restrooms Building
  • ADA Improvements
  • Five (5) New Picnic Shelters
  • Rubberized Surfacing at Play Area
  • Storage Shed and a Site Trash Enclosure Structure
  • Completely Reconstructed Accessible Parking Lot
  • Basketball Court Improvements include New basketball court surfacing, New basketball Backboards/Nets, with New Perimeter Chain Link Fence
  • Softball Field Improvements include two (2) New Fencings and Bleachers
  • New Decomposed Granite Walking Trail

Now Open

Discovery Sports Complex

12400 Columbia Way
Downey, CA

Project Cost: $2,600,000
Completed May 2020

Improvements
  • New Turf Sport Field
  • New Fencing
  • New Sport Lighting System
  • New Refuse and Storage Structure
  • New Irrigation System

Now Open

Furman Park

10419 Rives Ave
Downey, CA

Project Cost: $5,200,000
Completed July 2020

Improvements
  • New Irrigation System
  • New Picnic Shelters
  • New Turf & Playfield Upgrades
  • Tennis Courts Resurfacing
  • New Accessible Restroom Building
  • Community Building Upgrades
  • Parking Lot Upgrades Including a New 21 Stall Lot

Fully Closed

Wilderness Park

10999 Little Lake Rd
Downey, CA

Project Cost: $3,000,000
Completed January 2021

Improvements
  • Community Building Improvements
  • New Restrooms Building
  • ADA Improvements
  • New Picnic Shelters
  • New Concrete Walking Trails with Lighting
  • Rubberized Resurfacing of Playground
  • New Refuse Enclosure Structure