Open Space Element Existing Character Parks & Open Space Goals & Objectives Parks & Open Space Plan Open Space Implementation
Existing Character The City of Eloy owns and maintains: Seven park facilities Two community centers Comprising 14.3 acres
Parks, Recreation Facility, and Open Space Type Recommended Standard/Population Year 2010 Population Current Level Of Service Surplus or (Deficiency) Parks Mini Park.10/1,0001.6 Acres2.1 Acres.5 Acres Neighborhood Park70/1,00011.2 Acres 11.3 Acres.1 Acres Community Park2.20/1,00035.1 Acres0 Acres(35Acres) Total Park3.0/1,00047.9 Acres14.8 Acres(34.5 Acres) Recreation Facility Urban Multi-Purpose Trail System 1 Mile/2,000 7.9 Miles 0 Miles (7.9 Miles) Swimming1 Pool/5,0003 pools1 pool(2 pools) Softball/Baseball1 Diamonds/2,5006 Diamonds7 Diamonds1 Diamond Soccer/Football1 Field/10,0001 Field3 Fields2 Fields Basketball1 Court/2,5006 Courts16 Courts9 Courts Volleyball1 Court/2,5003 Courts4 Courts1 Court Tennis1 Court/5,0003 Courts8 Courts5 Courts Skateboard Park1 Facility/25,0001 Facility Recreation Center1 Facility/15,0001 Facility 0 Facility Golf Course 1-18 Hole Course/25,000 1 Facility 0 Facility Open Space Natural Area Open Space Varies 0 AcresNA GreenwaysVaries 0 AcresNA Open Space Total3.0/1,00047.9 Acres0 Acres(47.9 Acres)
Parks & Open Space Goal To provide a linked network of open space areas throughout the community that enhance the quality of life, protect the environment, and provide a mixture of active and passive recreation opportunities.
Objectives, Measures & Policies Open space access Preserve and enhance existing natural open space & recreation areas. Number of access points to open space. The City shall work with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Arizona State Land Department (ASLD) to obtain funding for recreational & open space improvements Park land enhance- ment Ensure that parks & open space are an integral component of all new development. Amount of improved parks and open space acreage. The City should establish and adopt standards & procedures for the dedication of appropriate land for open space and parks. Open Space Connections Retain and integrate key open space areas in the community through connected multi- purpose trails and parks Miles of connected multi-purpose trails and acres of new park land. The City should prepare a Trails Master Plan so that future development will have the ability to incrementally provide multi-purpose trails that will connect with a community-wide network.
Parks and Open Space Plan By the year 2010, The City of Eloy faces the challenge of designing and developing an additional 18.3 acres, which would produce a total of nearly 48 acres of parks land.
Short and Long-Term Needs Timeframe Mini – Park Neighborhood Park Community Park Total Projected Need Acreage Per Park Projected Need Acreage Per Park Projected Need Acreage Per Park Parks Acreage (1) Year 2010 1 0.6 0 0 2 16.25 3 33.1 (2) Buildout 9 1.0 13 5 13 16.25 35 285.3 (1) 15,943 (2) 95,024 1 Projected Population 2 Projected Buildout of Incorporated Area Source: BRW, Inc. July 2001
Proposed Park/Rec and Trails Areas Irrigation Canal Trail System Multi-Purpose Urban Trail System Eloy Airport Airspace Park Growth Area Park Development
Current Projects Wilson Park Toltec Fire Station Park Community Center Park Eloy Community Center
Summary Identified Needs Established Goals Formulated a plan Implementation