Hillside Park Playground Renovation

Rendering of a new wildlife-themed playground at Hillside Park in northeast Arvada

Hillside Park is located at 7400 Jay Ct. in northeast Arvada. The playground at Hillside Park will be renovated in 2024 as part of the City's Taking Lasting Care program

The Hillside Park playground replacement project has been awarded to Altitude Recreation. The City's Parks and Urban Design team incorporated feedback received from the community to select the playground's wildlife theme and equipment. 

Construction Update - Feb. 15, 2024

  • Construction on the new Hillside Park playground will begin the week of Feb. 19 by demolishing the old playground
  • The new playground is expected to be completed and open to the public by the end of March
  • The construction timeline is subject to change, depending on the weather 

Rendering of a new wildlife-themed playground at Hillside Park in northeast Arvada

The new playground will include these features: 

  • Custom play structure featuring three slides 
  • 8-foot rockscape climber
  • 4-foot wall climber
  • Log balance beam
  • Tree stump climber
  • Poured-in-place surfacing 

Project Timeline

  • June 2023: Survey period for playground themes and equipment. 
  • Fall 2023: The City’s Parks and Urban Design team, in collaboration with a selected consultant, reviewed the results of the survey and incorporated that feedback into the final design.
  • Winter 2023: The Parks and Urban team shared the playground's wildlife theme and design with the community.
  • Spring 2024: Construction anticipated to start.