Capital Improvement Project: Douglass Park and Pool Improvements

Douglass Pool Improvements

Funding Fiscal Year: 2006
Project Number: C00244
Project Budget: $299,000
Funding Source: $99,000 – CDBG
$200,000 – Park Sales Tax
Year Completed: Pool – 2007
Bathhouse – 2009

Council Items
Project Description: Renovation of the pool shell, plumbing, and mechanical systems and refurbishing of the water slide. Modification of the deep end to allow for more shallow water and a installation of a climbing wall. Bathhouse improvements, including structural improvements to the basement pump room, replacement of the stair well, bathhouse floor covering, and other improvements as funding allows. 
Project Status: Completed.

Major Vendors
Vendor Item Purchase Order # Contract Amount
Westport Pools Pool shell renovation and installation of climbing wall 062122 $254,424
Westport Pools Refurbish water slide 063449 $12,490
Huebert Builders Structural improvements to the basement pump room 082941 $23,694


Climbing wall added at the deep end of the pool
Refurbished slide
A dedication ceremony was held June 16, 2007

Douglass Park Improvements

Funding Fiscal Year: 2007
Project Number: C00244
Project Budget: $162,000
Funding Source: $150,000 – Park Sales Tax 
$12,000 – Force Account Labor
Year Completed: 2007

Plans: Basketball court plansopens IMAGE file ; sidewalk/trail plansopens IMAGE file  
Council Items

Project Description: Replace and enlarge existing asphalt basketball courts with concrete courts, creating two high quality, college regulation-size courts (94′ x 50′) with a four foot concrete apron. Construction of concrete pads to host player benches, scorekeeper tables, spectator bleachers, and park sidewalk improvements. Replace chain link fence along Rogers Street with two-rail estate fencing. Electrical improvements, including additional electrical outlets for the two basketball courts and small shelter and installation of conduit to allow for future scoreboards. Basketball court improvements to be completed first, with other improvements to follow as funding allows. Concrete and fence work to be completed by contract labor. Electrical improvements to be accomplished with park force account labor.
Project Status: Completed. (Other sidewalk improvements to be accomplished in conjunction with the Douglass Sprayground project.) A dedication ceremony was held on June 16, 2007 in conjunction with the completion of the pool renovation project.

Major Vendors
Vendor Item Purchase Order # Contract Amount
Karrenbrock Const Reconstruct basketball courts, construct concrete walkways and retaining wall 072053 $106,937*
James Fencing Estate fencing & installation 072586 $4,233
All Inclusive Rec Basketball backboards, posts, and goals 072024 $7,438
Just Baseball Player benches F71220 $960
Daktronics Scoreboards 081805 $7,006

* Amount is this project’s portion of a larger contract for concrete work.

Reconstructed basketball court
with four foot concrete apron
Estate fencing installed along Rogers Street
New scoreboard on Silver Court at Douglass Park


Douglass Park and Pool

Capital Improvement Projects