Park Improvement Projects

The City's Parks & Recreation Division is constantly working to improve our park system, including the addition of amenities at each park, upgrades to existing facilities, or the development of totally new parks. Below is a list of current and planned projects - for more information, please contact the Parks & Recreation Division at 301-739-8577 ext. 169.

Improvements to Wheaton Park

To be completed by the summer of 2023, Completion of phase 1 of the Master Plan (click here to view) including demolition of the former residential house and installation of misting pad, parking lot, and plaza. The Master Plan was developed based on public input at two public meetings in the fall of 2021. 

House Demolition

Wheaton Park House Demolition

City Park Train Hub Restrooms

To be completed by the end of 2022, a 1,000 square foot restroom building to service both the patrons of the Train Hub and the adjacent softball fields. 

City Park Softball_Train Hub Bathrooms

Bathrooms at the Train Hub

Other Projects Planned for 2022/ 2023: 

  •  Improvements to Hellane Park basketball courts
  • Improvements to City Park bandshell
  • Tree planting 
  • Fairgrounds Stable Roof Replacement Phase II
  • Police Athletic League Roof Replacement
  • Installation of the Clara Barton Memorial