Construction of Two New Parks in Oakley is Under Way

Construction has commenced on two new neighborhood parks in Oakley. The parks, Emerson Ranch Park (10 acres) and Catamaran Park (.79 acres) have already begun grading.oakley logo

Emerson Ranch Park, a focal point in the Emerson Ranch subdivision, is a 10 acre parcel that includes a five acre pond (similar to the Cypress Grove pond) with benches and a walkway around its perimeter, a ½ Basketball court, combined tot lot/playground for both children ages 2-5 and 6-12 years old, small group picnic area, open turf sports field with a backstop for multiple uses, including baseball, softball, soccer, flag football, frisbee, and plans for a future restroom. Emerson Ranch Park will be completed in the spring of 2016.

Catamaran Park, located on Manresa Shore Lane in the Summer Lake subdivision, is a small, family friendly park and greenbelt. Amenities include a small covered picnic area, benches, a combined tot lot/playground for both children ages 2-5 and 6-12 year old, and an open space turf area. Catamaran Park is anticipated to be completed by December 2015.

About Kevin

Mayor - City of Oakley, Manager of Mainframe Operations and Optimization – USS-POSCO INDUSTRIES, Co-Founder and Board Member - Friends of Oakley A Community Foundation, Commissioner - Contra Costa Transportation Authority, Board Member - Tri Delta Transit, Transplan, San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority and RD 2137, Advisory Board – Opportunity Junction
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