Projects N - S

Rio Salado Oeste Project

Planning, design and construction of ecosystem restoration project of Rio Salado between 19th and 83rd avenues. Planning phases are complete and design drawings will be in development for the next two to three years.

Funding Source: Federal, Bonds and Phoenix Parks and Preserve Initiative
Contact: Chris Ewell (602) 534-5292


Rio Salado Oeste Project

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Sereno Park Ball Field Light Replacements
Location: 5702 E. Sweetwater Ave.

New lights for the softball fields are being installed.

Anticipated completion:June 2013

Funding source: 2006 Bonds
Contact: Mary Sheedy (602) 261-8799

Serenjo Park ball field

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Sonoran Preserve Paseo

The Sonoran Preserve Paseo is a 10' wide shared-use path located in the Sonoran Preserve and along the route of the Sonoran Boulevard. The first phase of the project is 5 miles in length. The Paseo features 100% accessibility for people of all physical abilities and includes 10 pedestrian bridges over preserved desert washes. Two shade ramadas located along the Paseo provide respite from the sun. The Paseo will also have trail connections to neighborhoods to the south and multi-purpose trails in the Sonoran Preserve to the north.

Anticipated completion: May 2013

Funding Source: Impact Fees. 
Contact:Jarod Rogers (602) 534-1089


Sonoran Preserve
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Sonoran Preserve Trails

Since 2009 there have been 14 miles of new trails designed and constructed in the Sonoran Preserve. Currently department staff is designing the next phases of trails. Typically trail construction occurs in the cooler months of the year while the hotter months of the year are devoted to trail planning and layout. To provide input into the process of trail design and layout please contact Jarod Rogers, Trails Coordinator at 602-534-1089.

Sonoran Preserve

Funding Source: Phoenix Parks and Preserve Initiative
Contact: Jarod Rogers (602) 534-1089


New under construction in Sonoran Preserve
New trail construction
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View Sonoran Trails Draft


Starlight Park 
Location: 7810 W. Osborn Rd.

The final phase of the improvements at Starlight Park will end this May.  Phase II includes a new playground, ramadas, basketball and volleyball courts.

Anticipated completion: May 2013

Funding source: Phoenix Parks and Preserve Initiative
Contact: Joe Diaz (602) 534-2161

Starlight Park trees
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