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Officials say a renovated park is on schedule for completion later this year.
Once called River City Park, the newly renovated Case Community Park is expected to be completed in the fall, according to City Parks Director Grant Gerondale. The project is jointly funded by Tulsa County’s Vision 2025 plan, which allocated $4.2 million for improvements to the park, and through a donation by local philanthropist Michael Case, who donated $2 million to the City of Sand Springs for park renovation.
Gerondale says the 100-acre park is currently getting a facelift. The park currently contains an 18-hole disc golf course, a bicycle and pedestrian trail, and multiple sporting facilities.

Improvements include new restroom facilities, new entrance to the park and a new and improved parking lot. New roadway lighting, as well as a new irrigation system and sprinkler system, are also being installed, according to Gerondale. New playground equipment and sporting areas, he says, will include two new large playground toys, two new baseball fields, one new soccer field, a new three-on-three basketball court and new horseshoe pits. A splash pad area was recently installed at the park, he says.
A new outdoor event space will also be constructed inside the park. According to Gerondale, this space will overlook Case Community Center lawn and can host a variety of events and activities.
In addition, Gerondale says approximately 200 new trees will be planted throughout the park.
Renovation of Case Community Park is funded, in part, by Proposition 4 of Tulsa County’s Vision 2025 plan, which includes $157.4 million allocated for capital improvements and community enrichment, specifically parks, trails and community centers. According to Gerondale, $4.2 million of that goes to funding for improvements to Case Community Park.

Another $2 million, he says, was donated for use at the park by Case & Associates founder Michael Case. Case, a Sand Springs native and frequent philanthropist, has funded various other projects in the community, including Sand Springs’ multi-purpose Case Community Center, which houses the city’s Parks and Recreation offices.
CMS Willowbrook, a construction management company based in Oklahoma City, is the developer for the $6.2 million project. Gerondale says construction is scheduled for completion in October.