California Nursery has significant historical and botanical importance to the City of Fremont. In order to maintain, preserve and enhance the property, the City is working with an Oakland-based Landscape Architecture firm, PGA Design, Inc., to prepare a Master Plan that will take into consideration the varying interests of the public.
The Large Group Picnic Area will be located near the Aqua Adventure Water Park and the Nature Learning Center. Proposed elements include 50 picnic tables, 5 group BBQ stations, temporary pop-up cabanas, sand volleyball court, and new planting areas. A new building will accommodate a snack bar, restrooms and a full kitchen.
This project will involve converting two existing "Fields 9 & 10" in Central Park into Fremont’s very first combination synthetic turf cricket field and two soccer fields. The site will include "green initiative" elements such as Fremont's first porous concrete pathway, permeable pavers, and stormwater treatment areas.
This project is paid for by Measure WW. The project scope includes replacing all existing irrigation controllers and other related components of the irrigation systems at several parks with an automatic Calsense system.
The sidewalk along Rowland Drive at Northgate Community Park will be replaced with new concrete pavement. In addition, new landscape enhancements will include planting, decomposed granite pathways, boulders, ADA accessible sidewalk ramps, and planting. Construction is expected to start in Fall 2016.
The playground at Northgate Trail Neighborhood Park will be receiving new playground equipment and rubber safety surfacing.
Sabercat Historical Park Sign Program
The Sabercat Historical Park Sign Program highlights the park's unique resources and features, pave the way for a cohesive and pleasant user experience, and guide the designs of signs in the future, while ensuring management goals are met.
This project consists of repairing existing sport court surfaces at nine sites, which includes, Centerville Community Park, Frank Fisher, Los Cerritos Community Park, Mission San Jose Neighborhood Park, Niles Community Park, Northgate Community Park, Old Mission Community Park, Sylvester Harvey Neighborhood Park, and Warm Springs Community Park.