November 29, 2011

Update on Fortune Park

Our newest neighborhood park in Dundee
Opening Spring 2012

Chehalem Park and Recreation District is developing a new neighborhood park in Dundee. You can check out the progress now. Fortune Park is named for the Fortune family who made this park possible (Fortune Distributing).

This is the only park CPRD has developed on the south side of 99W in Dundee.

The park covers nearly an acre. It is located at 700 Locust Street, between SE Maple Street and SE Locust Street.

Superintendent Don Clements says the district has wanted to put a park on the southeast side of Dundee for about a decade. Fortune Park will provide a place to throw your Frisbee, play some basketball, picnic or play on the new playground.

When completed, this ADA-accessible park will feature walkways around the east side of the park to Maple Street as well as along Locust Street, a full-sized basketball court, drinking fountain, two picnic tables, and modern playground equipment where children of all ages can climb and spin, and swing.

Until this spring, only the walkway is available for public use. The grass is still trying to grow in. Construction on the basketball hoops and playground equipment will be completed sometime in the spring of 2012.

Pictured is John Fortune and CPRD superintendent Don Clements.

1 comment:

Jill said...

Great to see the new developments this past week with equipment starting to show up! My little guy is beyond excited to try out the new playground once the work is done - we go by nearly every day to check it out :)