Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District

A.M. Kennedy Park -- park redevelopment

Bond Category:Park Additions and Upgrades
Site Address:10200 SW Kennedy Street
Beaverton OR
Status:Completed
 
Master Plan Start:Summer 2009
Construction Start:Fall 2012
Construction Finish:Fall 2013
Estimated Public Opening:October 2013
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Project Summary & Public Benefits

Though its wooded area and basketball court had been enjoyed by residents for several years, the 8.3-acre A. M. Kennedy Park in east-central Beaverton had never been developed. But with passage of the $100 million bond in 2008, THPRD was able to work with neighbors and other interested parties to design a neighborhood park with features that voters had identified as priorities.

Among the park's new amenities is its centerpiece multi-purpose athletic field, a much-sought after feature that will be used seasonally for a number of sports.  Other features include new play equipment, a covered picnic shelter, an ADA-accessible community garden and drinking fountains. The park's existing basketball court remains.

THPRD's Natural Resources staff enhanced the natural area by removing invasive species and planting thousands of native trees and shrubs. The hard-surface trails in and around the natural area have been augmented by gravel paths to provide better access and viewing. Many of the trees cleared from the site remain as decorative logs, while others have been used to construct park benches.

A signature design element is a bridge over Hall Creek, which makes the park accessible from the south via Laurel Street.

Update

 

Grand Opening Celebration

Join us in celebration of your newly improved park!  Enjoy free food and fun on Tuesday, July 8 from 6 - 7:30 pm at AM Kennedy Park.

- Free food, fun and prizes

- Ribbon cutting ceremony

- THPRD Rec Mobile and Nature Mobile with activities for the kids

See the attached Grand Opening Celebration postcard in the Document Center on the right or call 503/645-6433 for more information.

A.M. Kennedy opened to the public in October 2013

 

THPRD is excited to announce that the redevelopment project is complete. A.M. Kennedy offers a wonderful setting with peaceful walking paths, a new plaza, covered picnic area and a playground for all to enjoy, among many other amenities.  THPRD hopes you enjoy all this wonderful park has to offer. 

As always, if you have any questions or comments we want to hear from you. Please contact us using the THPRD Web contact form.

A.M. Kennedy Park is located at 10200 SW Kennedy Street in Beaverton.

 ***Please note: All plans are subject to change***

 

(Content updated 06-24-2014)

Project Budget

$1,250,000

Contact Information

Please direct bond project related comments or questions to Melissa Gall at 503-/629-6305 or electronically via THPRD's web contact form.

Contractor Information

Design Consultant: Greenworks

General Contractor: Brown Contracting

 



15707 SW Walker Rd, Beaverton, OR 97006

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