In 2019, the concept plan for Earl J. Pomerleau Pocket Park was adopted and developed in partnership with the Austin Parks Foundation and the Parks and Recreation Department. The first phase of construction began in Fall 2022 and was completed in Summer 2023. This park is open to the public. District 4


Phase 1 development of Earl J. Pomerleau Park is complete. Park amenities include an open play area, wildflower meadow, playgrounds, swing set, loop trail, drinking fountain, picnic areas, kiosk, and pavilion. The pavilion was made possible by an individual donation to Austin Parks Foundation (APF).

Photo of finished playground, water fountain, bike rack, and sidewalks at Earl. J. Pomerleau Pocket Park


Located at 1906 Patton Lane in North Windsor Park Neighborhood, Pomerleau Park is approximately 2 acres of undeveloped parkland in District 4. The park’s natural amenities include many mature shade trees, open field space and abundant wildflowers in the spring. 

Project Description

Earl J. Pomerleau Pocket Park Concept Plan Implementation

Phase 1 Features

  • Seating areas with picnic tables.
  • Looped walking trails within the park.
  • Future phases include the addition of a picnic pavilion, information kiosk, community fitness plaza and nature-inspired playground when funding becomes available. 
  • Seating areas with picnic tables

Project Timeline​​​​​

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

  • Early 2021: APF dedicates ACL board designated funding for design, permitting, and construction. COA Parks and Recreation Department secures Parkland dedication funding for phase 1 improvements.
  • July 2021: Permit for construction is submitted to City of Austin for park development.
  • Fall 2022: Start of Phase 1 Park Feature Construction.
  • Summer 2023: Opening of the park to public.
  • Fall 2023: Construction began on park pavilion.
  • Winter 2024: Pavilion complete.

Funding & Resources

This project is funded through a partnership with the Austin Parks Foundation, the ACL Board and through Parkland Dedication Fees.

Contact Information

For more information, please contact Charles Mabry by email or calling (512) 974-9481.

Photo of finished swing set for children aged 2-12 at Earl J. Pomerleau Pocket Park


Final Vision Plan

A map of the concept plan for Earl J. Pomerleau Pocket Park, detailing the locations of the concrete loop trail, entrances, pavilion, open play lawn, fitness plaza, granite trail and native grass meadow.

For more information, view the concept plan report here

Community Engagement

The concept planning process included numerous opportunities for the public to voice their opinions and desires. Public engagement elements included stakeholder meetings, surveys, and public meetings.

Community Meeting #1
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Memorial United Methodist Church
6100 Berkman Dr., Austin, TX 78723

Meeting #1 Summary Report Meeting #1 Summary of Data Collected Meeting #1 Display Boards (10 MB)

Community Meeting #2
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Windsor Park Branch, Austin Public Library
5833 Westminster Dr., Austin, TX 78723

Meeting #2 Summary Report Meeting #2 Comments Preliminary Design Concepts: Option 1 and Option 2

Community Meeting #3 - A Special Evening in the Park
Monday, April 22, 2019
Earl J. Pomerleau Pocket Park
1906 Patton Lane, Austin, TX 78723

Meeting #3 Summary Report Master Plan Draft Master Plan Framework Diagrams

Community Survey #1: This survey ended on October 25, 2018. View the summary of results by clicking here.

Community Survey #2: This survey showed two preliminary concepts.