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Gallup Park Vehicle Bridge, Park Road and Trail Online Public Meeting Scheduled for Nov. 12
The vehicle bridge at Gallup Park has been identified for replacement and public input is being sought for how Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation could improve the bridge and adjacent segments of the park road and the Border-to-Border trail. The scope of this project is limited to the area outlined in red on this aerial image below. 

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Please join us for an online community meeting Thursday, Nov. 12, 7 p.m. to learn about potential updates and improvements to the Gallup Park vehicle bridge and nearby park road and trail.  

After reviewing over 1,500 responses to the online survey we sent out earlier this year, the design team has developed several options to share with the community. We would like your feedback before we take the next step.  For questions or comments, please contact Hillary Hanzel, Park Planner at or call 734.794.6230 ext. 42548.

To join the webinar, please click here.

The passcode is 721373 or call one of these toll-free numbers:  US: +1 213 338 8477  or +1 206 337 9723  or 888 788 0099 (Toll Free) or 877 853 5247 (Toll Free). The webinar ID is 964 1532 4995.

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Burns Park Tennis Court Project/Survey Results

Thank you for participating in our recently released survey regarding the renovation of the Burns Park tennis courts. We received a tremendous amount of responses, further highlighting the value that the community places in its parks system! Your input is greatly appreciated and helps us to better understand community ideas, concerns and priorities. 

Bromley Park Results 
West Park Results

Bromley and West Park Playground Projects

Public input is being sought on improvements to the playgrounds at Bromely Park and West Park this fall. These projects are not full playground renovations, but rather improvements to a few areas and pieces of equipment. Options presented will include traditional playground equipment as well as natural play equipment.  We look forward to hearing your input.

Bromley Park Community Engagement 
West Park Engagement 

Public Meeting Videos
Click to view the West Park public meeting​ video.

For more information about either meeting, please contact Hillary Hanzel, Park Planner at or call 734.794.6230 ext. 42548.  

​​​​​​​Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation Open Space (PROS) Plan 2016-2020 

The 2016-2020 PROS Plan was adopted by City Council on Jan. 17, 2017. To view and read the plan, please click FINAL 2016-2020 PROS PLAN.pdf  (15MB).

The PROS Plan is the City’s vision for parks and recreation in Ann Arbor. The Plan provides an inventory of existing parks and facilities; describes the relationship between the park and recreation system, surrounding municipalities, and recreation providers; identifies park and recreation needs and deficiencies; and proposes major capital improvements for existing and new parks.

The 2016-2020 Plan facilitates discussion and evaluation of major issues, problems and potentials, sets priorities for the next five years, and identifies goals and objectives that reach further into the future.  The plan establishes background information while delineating system needs that may qualify for state and federal grant funding. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) requires that all municipalities applying for recreation grants have a current plan on file with the MDNR and to update that plan every five year.

Public Engagement Process

• A public hearing was held Tuesday, Nov. 15 at the Park Advisory Commission Meeting to be held in City Council chambers, 301 East Huron St. 2nd floor.  
• Parks and Recreation received 1034 responses to the online survey. A survey summary was posted in February 2016.
• A public meeting was held on Wednesday, March 23 at the Ann Arbor Senior Center.

To view the PROS plan click below:
PROS Plan 2016.pdf (7MB PDF)

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