Sylvan Park Play Area and Field Improvements

Overview

Sylvan Park is a 3.18 acre neighborhood park in the City of Saint Paul in the North End district.  Amenities at the park include an athletic field, play area, and restroom building.

The athletic field is unprogrammed and is currently used to play soccer, football, baseball, softball, rugby, Frisbee, and lacrosse.  This heavy, overlapping use combined with poor drainage, exposed manholes, and compacted soils, have all contributed to the inadequate field conditions currently experienced at the park.  The Play Area was installed in 1994.  The tot lot replacement list ranks this park in the top 9 for replacement due to various factors including age, safety, accessibility, and condition of the play area.

This project will include a multi-use synthetic turf fields that are designed to meet today's recreational needs. Improvements to the play area include replacement of equipment and surfacing for compliance to current CPSC and ADA Guidelines.  Additional site improvements may include walks benches and landscaping as necessary.

Project Updates

02/15/2018:  Sylvan Park Play Area and Field Improvements project is in the Site Plan Review process.  Public art meeting is currently on hold.  The date, time, and location will be updated once it is determined. 

Meetings

Meeting 1:  Community Meeting Kick-Off, September 14, 2017, Rice Recreation Center, 1021 Marion St. - from 6:30-8:00 PM

Meeting 2:  Community Meeting #2, October 19, 2017, Rice Recreation Center, 1021 Marion St. - from 6:30-8:00 PM

Meeting 3:  Community Meeting #3, November 16, 2017, Rice Recreation Center, 1021 Marion St. - from 6:30-8:00 PM

Meeting 4:  Public Art Meeting, TBD