Master Plans and Projects

Photo of multiple kids on play structure laughing with text and logo about the Parks Master Plan

Welcome to the website dedicated to Master Plans and special projects for the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Arts Department. Within this page, you will be able to view project information, learn more about the various projects within the department, and submit questions to City staff.

Our projects and initiatives are based on the 2019 Bond Program and with your input via surveys and public meetings, which assisted in developing our 2019 Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Master Plan. 


Click on the tabs to view the project details.

  1. Winters Park Sports Field Lighting
  2. Dog Park
  3. Recreation Centers
  4. Playgrounds
  5. Carter Complex Parking Lot


The first project from Garland’s $117 million (for Parks) 2019 bond program is officially completed. The new LED field lights went live for the first night games of the youth soccer season on February 24, 2020, at Winters Park.  

Master Plans and Surveys

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Strategic Master Plan

Trails and Bikeways Master Plan & Interactive Map

Rick Oden Park Master Plan and Skatepark Plan & Surveys

  • The development phase of Rick Oden Park and the Skatepark is currently underway. More updates are coming soon.

Garland Aquatics Master Plan & Survey

  • The Aquatics Master Plan is underway. This project is focused on identifying the needs of all of our pools and aquatic facilities throughout our parks system. In 2019, you voted and awarded $20 million dollars to be allocated for Aquatics Facilities in the City of Garland’s 2019 Bond Program. More updates are coming soon.

City of Garland 2019 Bond Program