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Gradin Community Sports Park Phase 2

Coming in 2025

The City is adding two new softball fields, two new soccer fields, and an amenity plaza to complete the vision of the sports park that began more than two decades ago.

The project will also finish paving the gravel parking lot and walking paths.

View the layout of Gradin Sports Park Phase 2 

Building on Phase 1

Phase 1, completed in 2009, included the sports fields, paths, and parking areas you see and use today. More about Gradin Sports Park.

New amenity plaza

More good news for Gradin! An Oregon State Parks grant is paying to build an amenity plaza. Featuring 10 new amenities:

8 pickleball courts
1 basketball court
1 volleyball court
2 permanent restrooms
Picnic shelter

New play areas
Dog park, enclosed, small and large
300-plus trees
1,000-plus native shrubs
Food truck pods

Project information

  • Funding
  • Construction Schedule
  • Construction Impacts
  • Contact

Outside money and local funds will be used to pay for Gradin Community Sports Park Phase 2. 

Read the news release.

Federal funds

  • American Rescue Plan Act
  • Community Project Funding
  • Urban and Community Forestry Inflation Reduction Act

State funds

  • Oregon State Lottery Bond
  • Oregon State Parks Local Government Grant Program

Local funds

  • Parks System Development Charges
  • Gresham Pickleball Club
  • Other eligible City fees
Construction Schedule

Spring 2024 – Summer 2025
Monday – Friday, 7:00 am-5:00 pm

Construction Impacts

Park closure

Gradin will be closed to the public during construction. There will be limited access to accommodate existing permit holders only. 


Some noise is expected. You may see and hear trucks bringing material in and out of the park and motorized equipment during construction.


Paul Brothers, Inc.


Ashley Cantion, PE
Construction Manager