The Austin Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with Austin Parks Foundation to renovate the Montopolis Neighborhood Park playground. This project is in the planning phase. City Council District 3

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Project Updates

A panaramic view of the current playground with shade structure over a picnic table and playscapes.


The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce our partner, Austin Parks Foundation, will be renovating the Montopolis Neighborhood Park playground after engagement for the Montopolis Pool renovations efforts highlighted the need for improved drainage and updated amenities.

Project Description

Austin Parks Foundation is leading the project and aims to include new play equipment, play surfacing, improved drainage, concrete walks, seating, shade, and nature play elements. 

Proposed Montopolis Playground Concept


Anticipated Timeline

The playground construction will occur at the same time as the pool renovations, which are anticipated to be completed by Summer 2026.

Community Engagement

Several pop-up and community events were held in the fall and winter of 2023. The community feedback is shared below.

  • Playground Pop Up at Allison Elementary School 
    December 13, 2023 from 2:45 to 3:30 p.m.
    515 Vargas Road, Austin, Texas 78741
  • Playground Pop-Up at Montopolis Holiday Cheer Event
    December 9, 2023 from 11 to 1:30 p.m. 
    Montopolis Recreation and Community Center
    1200 Montopolis Dr., Austin, TX 78741
  • Playground Pop-Up
    November 8, 2023 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
    Montopolis Recreation and Community Center
    1200 Montopolis Dr., Austin, TX 78741
  • Community Survey #1: Closed Fall 2023
  • Staff Feedback Questionnaire

Contact Information

For more information, please contact Patrick Beyer by email or phone at (512) 974-9476.