In 2019, the concept plan for Earl J. Pomerleau Pocket Park was adopted developed in partnership by the Austin Parks Foundation and the Parks and Recreation Department. The concept planning process received input from the surrounding community to provide a long-range vision and amenity prioritization for future development of the park. Construction is anticipated to begin in the fall of 2022. District 4

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 1. The park’s natural amenities include many mature shade trees, open field space and abundant wildflowers in the spring. The park is currently completely enclosed by fencing and is not open to the public on a daily basis.

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

Anticipated 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. Completed.
  • July 2021: Permit for construction is submitted to City of Austin for park development. Completed.
  • Fall 2022: Anticipated start of Phase 1 Park Feature Construction.
  • Summer 2023: Anticipated opening of park to public

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.

Pomerleau Pocket Park: Park Plan


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.