Haydon's History of Parks and Recreation Excellence

This year we celebrated 20 years of building incredible parks and recreation facilities. Please explore our timeline of these exceptional projects.

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Parks and Recreation Projects

23


Different Municipalities Across the Southwest

2003
Phoenix Pecos Park & Aquatic Facility
Phoenix Pecos Park & Aquatic Facility

As one of the city's first regional parks in the City of Phoenix, Pecos Park and Aquatic Facility has become…
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2006
Peoria Rio Vista Park Phase II and Recreation Center

This award winning facility completed for the City of Peoria includes the Rio Vista Recreation Center, a 52,000 SF multi-storied,…
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2007
Chuparosa Park Design-Build
Chuparosa Park Design-Build

Founded in 1924, Haydon took the utmost care with the renovation of 12 acres of Chuparosa Park, the oldest park…
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Pecos Community Center CMAR
Pecos Community Center CMAR

This 40,000 SF community center includes city functions such as administrative and public service areas for the Parks, Public Works…
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2008
Flagstaff Aquaplex

This 50,000 SF APRA award winning community center completed for the City of Flagstaff features a full-service gym, climbing wall,…
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2009
Sunrise Mountain Library Design-Build
Sunrise Mountain Library Design-Build

The City of Peoria’s stunning 22,000 SF Sunrise Mountain Library is a modern full-service regional library with a 100,000-piece collection.…
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Appaloosa Branch Library CMAR
Appaloosa Branch Library CMAR

The 21,000 SF Appaloosa Branch Library project for the City of Scottsdale features an 80,000-piece collection, 50 public computers, computer…
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Grande Sports World CMAR
Grande Sports World CMAR

The Grande Sports World project includes a 59,694 SF multi-use athletic training facility made up of a rehabilitation center, multi-use…
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2011
South Mountain Community Library & Remodel of the Learning Resource Center CMAR

This 51,000 SF library located at the South Mountain Community College Campus features sustainable architecture with an environmentally sensitive design,…
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2012
The Salvation Army South Mountain Kroc Community Center
The Salvation Army South Mountain Kroc Community Center

This 139,000 SF community center includes an indoor aquatic center, outdoor competitive pool, fitness center, chapel/performing arts center, three-court gymnasium,…
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2013
Arizona State University West Sun Devil Fitness Complex CMAR

This project includes a 60,000 SF recreation facility that houses a wellness center, three-court gymnasium, outdoor aquatics facility, jogging track,…
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Peoria Pioneer Community Park
Peoria Pioneer Community Park

This 80-acre park for the The City of Peoria includes four lighted multi-use fields, six lighted softball/baseball fields, a softball…
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2014
Morenci Community Center CMAR
Morenci Community Center CMAR

This 55,200 SF multi-faceted community center project featured indoor/outdoor aquatics, climbing wall, jogging track, two-court gymnasium, two racquetball courts, two…
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Copper Sky Regional Park Design-Build
Copper Sky Regional Park Design-Build

This 110-acre park for the City of Maricopa includes eight multi-use fields (four lighted), four lighted softball/baseball fields, five-acre urban…
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Phoenix Country Day School Aquatics Center CMAR
Phoenix Country Day School Aquatics Center CMAR

The Phoenix Country Day School Aquatics Center consists of a new 50-meter competitive pool, a 25-meter athletic pool, dive tank,…
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Mesa Riverview Multi-Use Complex CMAR
Mesa Riverview Multi-Use Complex CMAR

This project completed for the City of Mesa converted four existing softball fields into six new lighted multi-use fields and…
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Padilla Park Design-Build
Padilla Park Design-Build

This project redeveloped a one-acre parcel within the Town of Florence’s Historic District. The new park includes a turf great…
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2015
Desert Arroyo Park CMAR
Desert Arroyo Park CMAR

This project converted desert landscape into an educational park used by James K. Zaharis Elementary School and the Mesa community.…
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Surprise Farms Park & Veramonte Park Phase II Improvements CMAR
Surprise Farms Park & Veramonte Park Phase II Improvements CMAR

The second phase of the City of Surprise’s park improvements at Surprise Farms Community Park and Veramonte Neighborhood Park includes…
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Phoenix Country Day School Indoor Athletic Complex CMAR
Phoenix Country Day School Indoor Athletic Complex CMAR

This 21,000 SF indoor athletic complex features a two-court gymnasium, “home” and “away” locker rooms, coaches’ offices, locker rooms, storage…
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2016
Northern Arizona University Center for Aquatics & Tennis CMAR

This project consists of a 123,165 SF indoor NCAA sports competitive aquatics and tennis center. The aquatics components includes a…
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Opportunity Way Park CMAR
Opportunity Way Park CMAR

This eight-acre park for the Anthem Community Council was a much needed gathering space for the local community. Scope includes…
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Montrose Community Recreation Center CMAR
Montrose Community Recreation Center CMAR

Considered one of the best community centers in the state of Colorado, this 69,000 SF recreation and aquatics facility boasts many…
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2017
Watauga Senior Center CMAR
Watauga Senior Center CMAR

This 5,300 SF addition to the existing Watauga Actve Adult Center includes a community room, lounge areas, lobby and reception…
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Pioneer Park Improvements CMAR

The Pioneer Park improvements includes the demolition of the existing playground and construction of a new, signature, iconic, and dynamic…
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2018
Hobbs Center Of Recreational Excellence (CORE) CMAR
Hobbs Center Of Recreational Excellence (CORE) CMAR

Haydon was incredibly proud to partner with the City of Hobbs, New Mexico to build their first signature community recreation…
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Mansel Carter Oasis Park CMAR
Mansel Carter Oasis Park CMAR

The Town of Queen Creek’s new 44-acre park includes a six-acre urban fishing lake, four lighted baseball fields, two lighted…
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Cactus Yards (Elliot District Park / Big League Dreams) Improvements CMAR
Cactus Yards (Elliot District Park / Big League Dreams) Improvements CMAR

This project addressed the various deficiencies within the existing Elliot District Park. Corrective work includes installing ADA compliant ramps, stairs,…
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2019
The Marq Southlake Champions Club CMAR
The Marq Southlake Champions Club CMAR

This 85,000 SF recreation and aquatics center for the City of Southlake in Texas includes a gymnasium, elevated indoor track,…
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Casa Grande Community Recreation Center Design-Build
Casa Grande Community Recreation Center Design-Build

This 45,000 SF community recreation and aquatic center includes a gymnasium with two NCAA basketball courts, walking track, dance studio,…
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Ottawa University Arizona Athletic Complex Phases II & III CMAR
Ottawa University Arizona Athletic Complex Phases II & III CMAR

Built to support the Ottawa University Athletic program, this multi-phase project includes a 42,000 SF three-story facility to house locker…
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Carr McNatt Park Expansion & Renovation CMAR
Carr McNatt Park Expansion & Renovation CMAR

The Carr McNatt Park project is a renovation of an existing park for the City of Casa Grande. The work…
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Festival Fields Park Expansion & Renovation Design-Build
Festival Fields Park Expansion & Renovation Design-Build

The Avondale Festival Fields Park project is a 30-acre expansion and renovation of the existing Festival Fields regional park for…
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Asante Branch Library Design-Build

Winner of the International Architecture Award in 2021, this modern 10,000 SF single-story branch library within Asante Park includes multiple…
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2020
Kino South Sports Complex Expansion CMAR
Kino South Sports Complex Expansion CMAR

The Kino Sports Complex is host to numerous major league, amateur, and youth soccer tournaments in Tucson. Phase 1 of…
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Gilbert Regional Park Phases 1 & 1B CMAR
Gilbert Regional Park Phases 1 & 1B CMAR

This project for Gilbert Regional Park is split into two phases comprised of 30 acres. Scope includes a playground, splash…
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Maricopa Library and Cultural Center CMAR
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center CMAR

This 27,000 SF library for the City of Maricopa, located in their City Hall Complex is an integral part of…
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2021
Liberty Neighborhood Park CMAR
Liberty Neighborhood Park CMAR

This nine-acre park project includes a baseball/softball multi-use field with skinned infield, multi-use soccer field, lighted basketball court, lighted sand…
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Coolidge Aquatics Center CMAR

This project includes modifications to the existing City of Coolidge competition pool to accommodate eight swim lanes and construction of…
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Hance Park Revitalization CMAR

This project consists of improvements to Margaret T. Hance Park. Improvements include an amphitheater, jogging loop, skate park, play structures,…
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2022
Bell Bank Park Athletic Fields & Infrastructure

Bell Bank Park is the state-of-the-art premier entertainment destination in the Southwest and home to Legacy Sports USA. Haydon’s work…
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2023
City of Tempe Clark Park Community Center, Pool, and Park Improvements
City of Tempe Clark Park Community Center, Pool, and Park Improvements

This project adds significant improvements to the existing Clark Park and Community Center as well as an entirely new aquatic…
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2024
Town of Oro Valley Naranja Park Expansion
Town of Oro Valley Naranja Park Expansion

Improvements to the existing Naranja Park include multi-use fields, splash pad, pickleball and basketball courts, skate park with pump track,…
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City of Peoria Sports Complex Maintenance Facility & Field Improvements
City of Peoria Sports Complex Maintenance Facility & Field Improvements

This project will entail approximately 21 acres of site construction improvements at the Peoria Sports Complex including the conversion of…
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Frontier Family Park Aquatics and Recreation Center
Frontier Family Park Aquatics and Recreation Center

This project will consist of the construction of a 5-acre aquatic and recreation center, which includes an approximately 65,000 square-foot…
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City of Tucson Joaquin Murrieta Park Redevelopment
City of Tucson Joaquin Murrieta Park Redevelopment

This project will include the complete renovation of the existing 43-acre Joaquin Murrieta Park in Tucson. This project includes softball…
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Desert Mountain Golf Club Renegade Clubhouse
Desert Mountain Golf Club Renegade Clubhouse

This 30,000 SF new clubhouse will include a main entry, pro shop, locker rooms, bar/lounge, dining room, kitchen, patio, and…
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2025
Mansel Carter Oasis Park Phase II
Mansel Carter Oasis Park Phase II

Construction of an approximately 13-acre park, includes lighted and screened tennis courts, volleyball courts, pickleball courts, and flex exercise space.…
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Trillium Community Center and Park at Douglas Ranch
Trillium Community Center and Park at Douglas Ranch

This project will include a 5,800 SF community center, a 6,000 SF fitness center, pool and splash pad, open breezeway,…
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