Alamar Park Celebrates Grand Opening with Free Public Event


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The City of Avondale, in partnership with Brookfield Residential, invites the public to attend the grand opening of Alamar Park, the newest Parks and Recreation facility in Avondale. Opening day activities include fitness fun, sports demonstrations, food trucks, music, crafts, and a self-guided home tour.

Alamar Park is located at 4155 S. El Mirage Road, in Avondale. The grand opening event is free to attend and is open to the public on Saturday, October 8, from 9 am – 1 pm The event will kick off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9:30 am, presided by the Avondale Mayor, Council members, and representatives of Brookfield Residential, the developer of Alamar.

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The new park features baseball/softball and multi-use fields, tennis, four pickleball courts, three playgrounds, a lake, splash pad, amphitheater, dog park, and picnic ramadas for everyone to enjoy. The new park amenities will also include an outdoor Fitness Court® providing residents and visitors safe, free access to the “World’s Best Outdoor Gym” to keep active and stay healthy. This installation makes Avondale the third city in Arizona to join the National Fitness Campaign trend.

For the grand opening festivities, families are encouraged to bring their furry friends to the park’s dog park to experience a first-time event called Barks & Treats. Pups can partake in treats, photo opportunities, and a costume contest at the new dog park.

“Quality of life has always been a top priority for residents of Avondale, and that means places to recreate, gather, and be active,” said Avondale Mayor Kenn Weise. “The city is proud to add Alamar Park to our recreational spaces in Avondale, situated adjacent to the newest community of Alamar.”

Brookfield Residential contributed $6.9M towards the design and construction of Alamar Park, with an additional $2.7M for the donation of 40 acres of land and the adjacent half-street infrastructure for a total contribution of $9.6M. Coupled with the City of Avondale’s $8.1M construction contribution, the investment for Alamar Park totals nearly $18 million.

Roger Theis,Vice President of Development for Brookfield Residential Arizona states, “We are so excited for Alamar Park to become one of Avondale’s most popular public venues for hosting large events, concerts, recreational competitions, urban fishing, company picnics, and popular programming. This park is truly designed to be the hub for Alamar residents and the surrounding community.”

For more information about Avondale Parks, contact the city Parks and Recreation office at 623-333-2400, visit www.avondaleaz.gov/parks, follow on Facebook or Instagram for updates @AvondaleAZParksandRecreation, or sign up for the bi-weekly newsletter at www.avondaleaz.gov/activeavondale.

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