New 17-acre park coming to McKinney

A splash pad is included in the new plans for the park. (Rendering courtesy McKinney Parks and Recreation)
A splash pad is included in the new plans for the park. (Rendering courtesy McKinney Parks and Recreation)

A splash pad is included in the new plans for the park. (Rendering courtesy McKinney Parks and Recreation)



The city is building a new 17-acre park in the Prestwyck neighborhood at the intersection of Coit Road and East University Drive.


The park will include features such as play equipment, a splash pad, a pavilion, a sports court, shade structures, off-street parking, learning stations and fitness stations, McKinney Parks and Recreation Director Michael Kowski said. It will also have traditional park amenities that create pedestrian connectivity with trails and landscaping.

Kowski said 10 acres of the park will be city-owned, and 7.6 acres will be owned and operated by the neighborhood’s homeowners association.

The project’s cost is estimated at $3.3 million. Construction is set to begin in November and to wrap up in late summer 2021.
By Miranda Jaimes

Editor, Frisco & McKinney

Miranda joined Community Impact Newspaper as an editor in August 2017 with the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. In 2019 she transitioned to editor for the McKinney edition. She began covering Frisco as well in 2020. Miranda covers local government, transportation, business and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Miranda served as managing editor for The Prosper Press, The Anna-Melissa Tribune and The Van Alstyne Leader, and before that reported and did design for The Herald Democrat, a daily newspaper in Grayson County. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014.



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