Waggener Farm Park
Improved community park and recreation center will connect to its agricultural history and conserve open space.
The Town of Berthoud is rapidly growing and needed a comprehensive plan for its parks and recreation facilities. Wenk Associates worked with the Town to create conceptual plans for (4) Town park properties, including Waggener Farm Park, that complement each other and include a variety of programming elements including a recreation center, indoor and outdoor aquatics facilities, sports fields, trail amenities, playgrounds, outdoor recreation, and community gathering spaces. The design team worked together to provide creative ideas to create long-term revenue opportunities and reduce operations and maintenance expenses.
Wenk Associates is working with the Town on schematic design, design development, and construction documents for Phase 1 of Waggener Farm Park. The 59-acre site is currently leased by a famer and operated for agricultural use. Phase 1 park improvements will include a new recreation center and outdoor aquatics facility, as well as site improvements including parking, court sports, multi-use fields, a playground, picnic areas, an orchard, loop trails, and an irrigation pond. Approximately 20% of the site will be irrigated and 80% of the site will be restored to native grasses.