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Parks Bond Map 

What projects are included?

North Waterfront Park Site Development
Cost: $20 millionOutdoor concert

Project includes the development of the North Waterfront Park to include site preparation, lawns, performance area, gardens, children’s area, water feature, public art, support structures.  
The development of this large urban park would serve all Wilmington residents and be similar to park investments made in other cities such as Asheville and Greenville that have been very successful. It is expected the performance area could accommodate up to 10,000 people, which would make it the largest performance venue in the area.

Soccer playersSoccer & Multipurpose Fields
Cost: $10 million

Project includes property acquisition, site preparation and development of new sports complex with multi-purpose fields and support structures on a 65-acre property located just off US Highway 421. Council approved a management agreement with the Cape Fear Soccer Youth Association to operate the complex on July 16, 2019. Read the agreement here. 

Olsen Park Phase II Continuance
Olsen Park planCost: $2 million

The City has started Phase II with a volleyball court, landscaping and picnic areas. The funding would allow the city to further pursue Phase II which to include a multipurpose field, tennis or pickle ball courts, additional parking a maintenance structure and interior walkways.

MLK Community Center Expansion & Improvements
BasketballCost: $1.83 million

Project includes replacing the bleachers and floor at the MLK Community Center and renovating the entrance/lobby area as well as adding a new gymnasium/multi-purpose room.

Derick Davis Community Center Expansion
Cost: $1.58 million

Project will include the expansion of the Derick Davis Community Center at Maides Park to include a gymnasium/multi-purpose sports room.

Municipal Golf Course
Cost: $1 million

Project includes improvements to the golf clubhouse and entrance.

Greenfield ParkGreenfield Park improvements
Cost: $500,000

Project includes the resurfacing of the trail that goes around Greenfield Lake, new fountain, irrigation and landscape lighting at the Fragrance Garden and bridge refurbishment.

Halyburton Park
Cost: $305,000

Project includes expanding the current maintenance building, building interior boardwalk trails, upfitting the Visitor Center and replacing interpretive signage.

Bradley Creek Kayak/Canoe Launch
Cost: $220,000

Project includes kayak/canoe launch and parking.

Wade Park
Cost: $85,000

Improvements include additional playground equipment, new interpretive signage and demolition of original water treatment building.

Skate Park Office Replacement
Cost: $65,000

The skate park office is essentially a shed originally put in place as a temporary measure. A new building would be constructed.

Security Upgrades
Cost: $50,000

Project includes security upgrades that would be made at various recreational facilities.

Althea Gibson Tennis Complex Resurfacing
Cost: $40,000

Project would resurface 11 tennis courts at the Althea Gibson Tennis Complex.

Resurface Parking Lots
Cost: $30,000

Project includes resurfacing of parking lots at Legion Sports Complex, Fit For Fun Center and the Boxing and Physical Fitness Center.

Gary Shell Cross-City Trail
Cost: $25,000

Funds would be used to make landscaping improvements and install parking.