Garfield Pool Improvement Project

Garfield Pool Improvement RenderingGarfield Pool and Clubhouse are under renovation starting November 2018, with anticipated completion in 2020. 

Park Closure

The middle section of Garfield Square will be closed to the public. During construction, temporary toilets will be provided near the park entrance at the corner of 25th Street and Harrison Street. Soccer Fields, Children’s Play Area, and the 26th Street Lawn will remain open during construction.

Site Description

Garfield Square is located at Harrison and 26th Streets’. The park is approximately 169,000 square feet and has: 

  • Children’s play area
  • Landscaping
  • Picnic area
  • A pool building and adjacent clubhouse
  • Related amenities
  • Sport courts
  • Synthetic fields for soccer

Project Scope

The proposed project scope includes a full renovation of the existing pool building and the demolition and replacement of the adjacent clubhouse building. The newly reconfigured recreation center will include a shared entry lobby to access the pool facility and clubhouse, a new multi-purpose courtyard, improved park accessibility, and new landscaping.

Garfield Square Closure Map Overview

Proposed Budget

$19.7 million total budget. The project is funded by the 2012 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks GO Bond at $11 million, and IPIC Eastern Neighborhood Impact Fees at $8.7 million.

Proposed Schedule

The renovation began in fall 2019 and will take approximately 18 months to complete.

Park Closure

The middle section of Garfield Square will be closed to the public. During construction, temporary toilets will be provided near the park entrance at the corner of 25th Street and Harrison Street. Soccer Fields, Children’s Play Area, and the 26th Street Lawn will remain open during construction.

  1. What's New
  2. Documents & Materials
  1. Capital Project Update

    Garfield Pool Project Update 7/22!

    Much progress has been made over the past couple months on the utility and sitework, Read on...
  2. Capital Project Update

    Garfield Pool Project Update 5/13!

    Construction has continued through Shelter In Place, albeit at a reduced pace. Read on...
  3. Capital Project Update

    CONSTRUCTION UPDATE FEB 2020

    Construction is well underway for the Garfield Pool renovation project. The glass installation has begun, the sitework around the buildings has Read on...
  4. Capital Project Update

    GARFIELD POOL – CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

    We are making great progress on the construction at Garfield Pool. The old clubhouse building has been demolished Read on...
  5. Capital Project Update

    ANNOUNCEMENT: GARFIELD POOL CLOSING OCTOBER 15TH!

    The Recreation & Park Department is excited to announce the upcoming renovation of the Garfield Pool and Clubhouse Read on...
  6. Capital Project Update

    PROJECT UPDATE

    The Garfield Pool Renovation is coming soon! The Department will be opening bids for the construction contract on June 27th. Read on...
  1. Noah Levy

    Project Manager
    Phone: 1-628-652-6633