The Austin Parks and Recreation Department replaced the aging fitness equipment located along the looping trail in Davis/White Northeast Neighborhood Park. This project is substantially complete. District 1

Image showing fitness equipment and trail at Davis/White Northeast Park

Project Description

This project introduces new fitness equipment, consolidated into a central location, to enhance the exercise opportunities in the park. The project includes:

  • Fitness equipment to provide a well-rounded variety of exercise opportunities. (Equipment is designed for ages 13+)
  • Visual guides showing intended exercises for each equipment piece
  • New fitness area surfacing of poured-in-place rubber
  • Concrete ribbon curb to separate new fitness area from the trail


By improving the fitness equipment, PARD seeks to enhance the exercise opportunities at Davis/White Northeast by accomplishing the following objectives:

  • Connecting with the community to understand fitness needs and desires;
  • Increase the variety of fitness equipment available to offer users with a range of abilities the opportunity to condition multiple muscle groups; and
  • Bring more awareness to this public amenity in the park.

Anticipated Schedule

  • Summer 2022: Community Engagement (Complete)
  • Fall 2022: Design Development (Complete)
  • Summer 2023: Construction (Substantially Complete)
  • Fall 2023: Project Close Out (Ongoing)

Community Engagement

Community Survey: View results 

To facilitate more connections to the survey, PARD hosted two pop-ups.

Contact Information

For questions or more information, contact Rachel Morris, PARD project manager, by email or call (512) 974-9460.