Soccer fields, splash park and more in the works for 2015.
Parks board advises Town Council to buy country club but not golf.
Concepts approved by the board next go to the design process.
The Sahuarita Town Council will consider a $63.3 million budget plan for next fiscal year that includes money for road and park projects.
The recently repaired Sahuarita Lake was stocked with a double load of catfish Friday.
The Marana Town Council is moving forward with a $5 million plan to develop the 163-acre Marana River Heritage Park with a rodeo arena, splash park and more.
Marana is moving forward on a land swap that would give the town its first community park east of the interstate.
Tucson’s first official “park-let” won’t be a place you’ll go for a 5-mile run or a big family-reunion picnic.
Pima County will spend $284,000 to save horned lizards and other critters from an untimely and premature squishing at a west-side construction site.
Pima County is planning to protect regal horned lizards and their habitat along with other desert creatures.
Al Clayton practices batting at one of the new fields at the Canoa Preserve Community Park. The new 53-acre park includes two softball fields, among other amenities, and will be formally opened on Tuesday.
Pima County will dedicate its first park in Green Valley on Tuesday.
The park would be at the northern entrance to downtown, and traffic would flow beneath the park and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks, near the North Ninth Avenue-West Sixth Street intersection.
A future northern gateway to downtown Tucson will include the area's first deck park.
A couple plans to open a BMX track, mini-golf course, go-cart track and more at Mike Jacob Sports Park.
Above, a former water-slide tower at Mike Jacob Sports Park in Marana. The property will open as Xtreme Funspot in January under a lease with Pima County.
A BMX track operator in Tucson plans to close a track on the southwest side and expand its business at a new track in Marana next month.
Fencing still blocks access to the Catalina Neighborhood Park area where playground equipment was destroyed in a fire.
Savannah Williams, 11, was recognized by Pima County Parks and Recreation Department for gathering 90 signatures in support of rebuilding a playground that burned at Catalina Neighborhood Park.
A Catalina grade schooler who tried to get the community interested in helping replace the playground equipment at a park that was destroyed in an arson fire was honored Friday by Pima County.