Battle Creek Upper Afton Playground Redevelopment, Phase 2

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Parks & Trails Fund
Ramsey County
Start Date
July 2019
End Date
June 2023
Counties Affected
Project Overview

During Phase 1, further engagement led to refocusing this project to build a destination playground. This phase will complete construction. The new playground includes traditional play equipment for toddlers and youth, plus other features, including a nature play area with water feature. Work will include site prep, infrastructure, grading, trail relocation, signage, landscaping, picnic tables, installation of play area pods, safety surfacing, and part of play equipment purchase

Project Details

Battle Creek Regional Park

Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2019, 1st Special, Chp. 2, Art. 3, Sec. 4 (SFY 2020) PTLF
Appropriation Language

Sec. 4 METROPOLITAN COUNCIL $19,819,000 $20,277,000

2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Final design completed, completion of site preparation, including infrastructure and grading; relocation of trail; installation of signage, landscaping, picnic tables, play area pods and safety surfacing; delivery of play equipment

Measurable Outcome(s)

775' of new trail, 18,115 sq. ft. of playground container redeveloped, 1.71 development acres, 7 accessible picnic tables and table slabs, 1 accessible grill and charcoal bin and concrete slab, 8 picnic tables on existing concrete slabs, 134 linear feet of new limestone seat walls, sand play and water log with one activator, interactive play stream with 3 activators, 1 nature play nest structure, 1 nature play stilt maze, 3 nature play tree logs, 1 swing set with accessible swing and 2 standard swings, 1 play tower for 5-12 year old age range, 1 toddler play structure 2-5 year old age range, 1 standard play twister, 2 zip lines, 1 standard rope, 1 accessible zip line, 35,000 sq. ft. turf and landscape restoration

Recipient Board Members
County Board
Project Manager
First Name
John Oyanagi
Street Address
2015 Van Dyke St
Administered By
Administered by

390 N. Robert Street
St. Paul, MN 55101