The Alamo Pocket Park Playground Renovation project is focused on providing a new, enjoyable playground in Alamo Pocket Park that meets and exceeds accessibility and playground standards. The project will bring additional shade to the playground and provide an accessible walkway from the Recreation Center to the playground for all visitors. This project is in the construction phase. District 1

Image of playscape at Alamo Pocket Park


Alamo Pocket Park is a 1.87-acre park located at 2100 Alamo St., Austin, Texas 78722. The park includes a playscape, multi-use field, gaga ball pit, a covered basketball court, and the Alamo Recreation Center.

In 1974, the Parks and Recreation Department purchased land at 2100 Alamo Street to develop a replacement park for the East Avenue Park that was demolished to make room for the expansion of IH 35 and for the development of the University of Texas’ Disch Faulk Field. In 1976, the Alamo Recreation Center was dedicated, named after the street on which it is located. The current playscape was completed in 1998.

Project Description

The purpose of Alamo Pocket Park Playground replacement is to provide an inclusive, accessible playground equipment that meets today’s playground safety standards and to improve the quality of play experiences while providing more shade and accessibility to the Alamo Recreation Center.


  • Improve accessibility and inclusivity for children of all ages and abilities;
  • Provide new play features to allow maximum enjoyment of the playground area;
  • Provide integrated shade into the playground to extend the useable time; and
  • Install a new walkway from the Recreation Center down to the playground.

Anticipated Schedule

Please note that as in any construction project, schedules are projected as accurately as possible. All dates are subject to change due to the nature of construction and the weather.

  • Summer 2023: Construction Starts (In Progress)
  • Winter 2024: Construction Complete

Funding and Resources

This project is funded by the 2018 General Obligation Bond.

Contact Information

For questions regarding this project, please contact Ngoc-Minh Bruce by email or phone at 512-978-1587.