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Julian Fisher Park Closed for Renovation Starting July 17th - October 2017

Post Date:07/12/2017 8:10 AM

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Julian Fisher Park Closed For Major Renovations Mid-July - Late Fall 2017! 

Renovations at Julian Fisher Park are underway, and are expected to be complete in October 2017. The park will remain closed throughout the renovation. 

What improvements will be taking place?

The park renovation includes:

  • Installation of new lighting
  • New basketball courts
  • A seat wall 
  • Improved walkways
  • Installation of a new public restroom - the first to use the "Portland Loo" design!

Where can I go to play basketball and enjoy the playground or a picnic during construction? 

During construction, we encourage residents to utilize the basketball courts at the Mary Wilcox Youth Center Gym, and the playground / picnic space at Recreation Park.

Mary Wilcox Youth Center - 843 E. Olive Avenue

Open gym hours will be offered for recreational basketball at the following times:

  • Monday - Friday from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
  • Saturday - Sunday from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Recreation Park - 620 S. Shamrock Avenue

  • Open daily from sunrise to 10:00 p.m.

To learn more about our parks, visit the Park Directory page.

Questions or Concerns?

For any questions or concerns regarding construction, please call Lauren Marshall, Management Analyst, at (626) 932-5579.

For questions regarding recreational basketball at the Mary Wilcox Youth Center, please call Katie Distelrath, Recreation Division Manager, at (626) 256-8225.

Notice of Park Closure: