New park planning process gives neighbors a seat at the table
March 01, 2017 - Posted in:
Planning and Development, Public Participation, Advisory Committees, Board of Directors, Crowell Woods, Crowell Woods, Design & Development, Parks
Earlier this month, about 30 community members participated in three design workshops with THPRD and WH Pacific, the landscape architect that will soon prepare a master plan for a new park in Aloha. The workshops are another element of THPRD’s reimagined approach to park planning
Metro approves $3.7 million grant for new THPRD trail segment
February 09, 2017 - Posted in:
Planning and Development, Design & Development, Grants, Metro, Trails
The Metro Council has approved a $3.7 million federal grant to THPRD for construction of a new, 1.5-mile trail that will connect Hocken Avenue in Beaverton to the Westside Trail at the Tualatin Hills Nature Park.
Design workshops planned for new Crowell Woods park
January 26, 2017 - Posted in:
Planning and Development, Public Participation, Crowell Woods, Crowell Woods, Parks, Survey
Our public outreach continues for a new 7.5-acre neighborhood park that will be built in Aloha, near Beaver Acres Elementary School. Get involved in our park planning by signing up for one of three February workshops.
October 21, 2016 - Posted in:
Planning and Development, Closures
In order to complete sidewalk and ADA improvements at each of the four trail crossings at public right-of-ways on Westside Trail segment 18, crews will need to close several sidewalks to public access for up to four weeks this fall.
THPRD awarded $400,000 grant for key trail segment
September 13, 2016 - Posted in:
Planning and Development, Trails
The Oregon Transportation Commission has awarded THPRD a $400,000 grant to help pay for one of the final links of the Waterhouse Trail, a system that will ultimately extend 10 miles through the heart of greater Beaverton.
Community event to dedicate new Ridgewood View Park
September 01, 2016 - Posted in:
Planning and Development, Parks, Sports, Sports
On Sept. 20, THPRD and the Tualatin Valley Water District celebrated the reopening of Ridgewood View Park. In addition to a new reservoir and pump station, the site will include tennis, pickleball and bocce courts.
Aquatic Center to get new roof; closure begins August 1
July 28, 2016 - Posted in:
Maintenance, News Release,
Planning and Development, Aquatics, Closures, Design & Development
The Tualatin Hills Aquatic Center, the largest of THPRD's eight swimming pools, will close on Aug. 1, so that the facility’s roof and structural roof deck can be replaced. Work is expected to be completed at the end of November.
Construction underway on one of the final links to a 10-mile trail backbone
May 13, 2016 - Posted in:
2008 Bond Measure, Maintenance, News Release,
Planning and Development, Closures, Design & Development, Design & Development, Design & Development, Design & Development, Trails
THPRD has begun construction on a small but significant connection in its popular trail system. With funding from its voter-approved 2008 bond measure, THPRD is now working to link the Westside Trail to the Waterhouse Trail.
April 25, 2016 - Posted in:
Planning and Development
Trail maintenance is scheduled on the Rock Creek Trail between the Stoller Creek Trail and West Union Blvd., April 26-29. To complete repairs on the trail, this trail segment will be closed on Tuesday, April 26, from 7 am - 6 pm.
Trail construction will close portion of Westside Trail
April 13, 2016 - Posted in:
2008 Bond Measure,
Planning and Development, Closures, Trails
The Westside to Waterhouse Trail connection is a bond-funded project to connect the Waterhouse Trail to the Westside Trail. The project will require the temporary closing of a 0.5 mile segment of the Westside Trail, beginning April 21.
Public input sought for Eichler Park Master Plan Update
January 12, 2016 - Posted in:
Planning and Development, Public Participation, Parks, Public Meetings
On Thursday, January 28th at 6:00 pm, attend a public meeting to provide feedback on the proposed expansion at Eichler Park. Join us - children are welcome! - to review master plan designs, ask questions and provide your input on the proposed expansion.
December 09, 2015 - Posted in:
Planning and Development, Board of Directors, Parks
THPRD's Board of Directors approved the names of three new park sites; one in south Beaverton and two in Cedar Mill. All three sites were acquired from developer Polygon Northwest within the last two years.
THPRD takes first step toward more accessible sites
October 15, 2015 - Posted in:
Planning and Development, Accessibility, Parks
Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District has begun a district-wide assessment of more than 200 parks and facilities to identify improvements that will yield more accessibility in compliance with Americans with Disabilities (ADA) standards.
THPRD seeking volunteer applicants for advisory committees
October 15, 2015 - Posted in:
Planning and Development, Public Participation, Administration, Board of Directors, Comprehensive Plan
THPRD is now accepting applicants for two volunteer advisory committees that will work with the Board of Directors to shape the district’s long-term planning efforts. Applications will be accepted through Nov. 5