Plymouth Square Park

Overview

Address 4801 Main Street NE
Start Date Fall 2024
End Date TBD
Current Status Implementation Planning
Park Type Neighborhood Park
Size 1.1 acres
Special Use None

Current Status

This small neighborhood park services neighborhood #40 in the southernmost portion of Fridley with a playground and full basketball court. There is a large open lawn that once had a ballfield and only the players benches remain with a chain link fence around the majority of the park. The park feels very old and outdated.

A community meeting was held on July 27 to evaluate playground options for the park. An online survey was also available to receive resident feedback. These responses will be taken into consideration when selecting the specific playground design. 

Improvements

General recommendations includes full redevelopment with a new layout to make the most of the park land available with a broader range of amenities for an improved recreational experience.

Recommendations include:

  • Landscape enhancements
  • New playground equipment meeting a broader range of ages in a new location
  • ADA compliant playground surfacing (engineered wood fiber)
  • Concrete playground border
  • Full basketball court 
  • Pickleball court
  • Picnic shelter
  • Open lawn
  • Trail connections
  • Site furnishings with common characteristic (benches, tables, receptacles, bike racks, drinking fountain, etc.)
  • New ornamental fencing where necessary 
  • Wayfinding signs
  • Security light

Resources

Read the full Plymouth Square Park recommendation (PDF)

Current Conditions

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