FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Estella Espinosa
OPEN HOUSE FOR WINDSOR VILLAGE
The Houston Parks and Recreation Department will host the reopening of Windsor Village and Swiney Park
Swiney Park Community Center
Swiney Park, 2812, Cline (Key Map 494J)
Windsor Village Park, 14441 Croquet (571P)
Council Member Carol Galloway, District B and Kenneth Allen, assistant director, Houston Parks and Recreation Department will join other city officials and the Swiney Park community in reopening the community center.
Council Member Ada Edwards, District D and Doug Earle, deputy director, Houston Parks and Recreation Department will join other city officials and the Windsor Village community in reopening their community center.
Swiney Park is a 2.5-acre neighborhood park that serves more than 22,000 residents of Houston’s Fifth Ward community. Improvements to the 4,000-sq. ft community center include an enhanced entry, renovated restrooms, activity room, new flooring, windows, and a new servery. Park improvements include a renovated multi-use pavilion, new jogging trail, landscaping, benches, picnic tables and new playground. The cost of the project was $ 563,500, which included grant funding from the Urban Park and Recreation Recovery Program (UPARR), and matching funds from the Texas Parks and Wildlife and the city of Houston.
Windsor Village Park is a 9-acre community park. Improvements to the park include landscaping, improved drainage, multi-use pavilion, new security lighting, picnic facilities, drinking fountain, parking lot, new park sign, new walkway and a new entry plaza. The community center improvements include HVAC replacement, new furniture, and renovated restrooms. The cost of the project was $842,000.