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Kenilworth is the largest community park serving the mid-town area and is in need of reinvestment to better serve our growing community. Park improvements may include but are not limited to reimagined play spaces; integrated public art into play areas; improved access and safety features; inclusive elements for all ages and abilities; drainage enhancements; trees and shade structures; native and drought tolerant plantings; natural elements; recreational amenities; and turf and pathway improvements.
Thanks in part to Proposition 68: California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access for All Act, in combination with the voter-approved Sonoma County Measure M: Parks for All Initiative benefiting local parks, the city has an opportunity to invest these funds and engage the community to create a shared vision and address the parks most critical needs.
The City of Petaluma has partnered with MIG, Inc., a Bay Area based design firm known for community driven, inclusive, and inspiring park designs, to lead the design of the Kenilworth Park Revitalization Project. The City has also selected the Project Artist, Oleg Lobykin, through a competitive search for public artists to contribute to the design. The design process will include extensive community outreach and engagement in the summer and fall of 2023
Generations of Petalumans have made memories with their friends, families, and loved ones at Kenilworth Park. We look forward to hearing from you and working together to help create an equitable, diverse, and inclusive space for future Petalumans to enjoy!
Community input is an essential part of the Kenilworth Park Revitalization project. We held our first Community Workshop on October 20, 2022 and conducted a community survey to gather feedback on current concerns and ideas for the future of the park. Thank you to all who took the time to participate! A detailed report summarizing the workshop and survey results can be viewed HERE. (Haga clic aquí para ver el resumen del reporte en español.)
Thank you to those who provided great input at the Petaluma Night Out event at the Fairgrounds! We are planning additional outreach events this summer and fall. Preliminary design concepts will be completed in September and will be published to our website. Stay tuned for another new community survey to hear your feedback and input! Please sign up below to stay informed and receive updates and alerts about the project!
Please stay tuned to our Community Update emails, social media channels, and this webpage for project information and more opportunities to get involved.
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Kenilworth Park is located just outside the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds, adjacent to the Petaluma Regional Library, and Kenilworth Recreation Center.
August - October 2023 – Multiple Community and Stakeholder Engagement Events Planned
July 2023 – Project Design Kick-Off
June 2023 – The City of Petaluma’s Public Art Committee selected project artist, Oleg Lobykin as the Project Artist for incorporating art into the play structures for the new Kenilworth Park design.
April 2023 – City selected MIG, Inc., a Bay Area based design team, to lead the design of the Kenilworth Park Renovation Project
September 2022 - Project Website Launch with Community Survey
Late Summer 2022 - Postcard Mailer Announcing Survey and Workshop
Fall 2022 - Community Workshops and Outreach Events
Proposition 68: California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access for All Act, in combination with the voter-approved Sonoma County Measure M: Parks for All Initiative.