Keswick Park Concept Drawings

The City of Chamblee is seeking input from residents into the potential concepts of the Keswick Park softball and T-ball fields. Below are four different concepts along with a description of each and a cost estimate. Please let us know your thoughts by voting on the concept you prefer through this link. If you have any questions, please email Parks and Recreation Director Jodie Gilfillan at jgilfillan@chambleega.gov. If you would like to view the pages in more detail, click here.

CONCEPT 1 New T-ball and Existing Adult Softball Field:  

  • Softball field to remain in same location with field upgrades such as lighting, scoreboards, bleachers, dugouts, scorer’s booth and player warm up areas
  • T-ball field to be added with backstop, fences, dugouts, lighting and grass infield
  • Rail Trail re-routed to avoid softball field
  • Additional Rail Trail connector added, leading to T-ball field, restroom building and parking lot
  • Restroom facility added
  • Parking lot repairs- paving, restriping and lighting
  • Landscaping to include more trees and irrigation
  • Site furnishings and signage
  • Current T-ball field will convert into Dog Park

Concept 1 total cost $1,181,936.40

CONCEPT 2 New T-Ball and New Adult Softball Fields:

  • Softball field to be turned so backstop is back to back with T-ball backstop, reducing the number of foul balls coming into play Rail Trail participants. Softball field would be completely stripped and rebuilt with a new infield, irrigation, fences, lighting, scoreboards, bleachers, dugouts, scorer’s booth, etc.
  • T-ball field to be added with backstop, fences, dugouts, lighting and grass infield
  • Rail Trail re-routed to avoid softball field
  • Additional connector added, leading to T-ball field, restroom building and parking lot
  • Restroom facility added
  • Parking lot repairs- paving, restriping and lighting
  • Landscaping to include more trees and irrigation
  • Site furnishings and signage
  • Current T-ball field will convert into Dog Park

Concept 2 total cost $1,510,532

CONCEPT 3 DESCRIPTION Open Field Space and Existing Softball Field:

  • Softball field to remain in same location with field upgrades such as lighting, scoreboards, bleachers, dugouts, scorer’s booth and player warm up areas
  • Open flexible lawn space (200’ x 200’) to be used for programming such as but not limited to: T-ball practices/games, outdoor yoga, educational classes, bocce ball, corn hole, 3 v 3 soccer, etc.  Field will be grass sod.
  • Rail Trail re-routed to avoid softball field
  • Additional Rail Trail connector added, leading to T-ball field, restroom building and parking lot
  • Restroom facility added
  • Terraced walls for seating
  • Parking lot repairs- paving, restriping and lighting
  • Landscaping to include more trees and irrigation
  • Site furnishings and signage
  • Current T-ball field will convert into Dog Park

Concept 3 total cost $1,158,776

CONCEPT 4 All Open Field Space:

  • Three acres of open flexible lawn space to be used for special events and programming such as but not limited to: T-ball practices/games, movies on the lawn, jazz on the green, corn hole tournaments, 3 v 3 soccer tournaments, outdoor yoga, etc.  Field will be grass sod.
  • Rail Trail re-routed to avoid open field of play
  • Additional Rail Trail connector added, leading to parking lot and completing a loop around open lawn
  • Restroom facility added
  • Bandstand/Picnic Shelter with 200 person seating capacity added
  • Terraced walls for seating
  • Parking lot repairs- paving, restriping and lighting
  • Landscaping to include more trees and irrigation
  • Site furnishings and signage
  • Current T-ball field will convert into Dog Park

Concept 4 total cost $1,476.378

CONCEPT 5 All spaces remain in current condition -- NO CHANGES

Concept 5 total cost $0