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Excitement swirls around Waterfront Park's coming attractions



Waterfront Park has received several makeovers over the years. Now the northeast corner of the park will get its own transformation into a sports park. On Wednesday, the County Board of Supervisors got a step closer to making that a reality as they put the project out for construction bids.

Chair Nathan Fletcher said this is a big step forward. "We’ve been working on this for a long time and it’s really exciting to begin to see it come to fruition and ready to start seeing some dirt moving so really really excited about that," he said.

Fletcher said he got the idea when his office used to overlook the parcel. He said he noticed a contrast between that end of the park and the other side that was buzzing with activity.

The plan for the bare one-and-a-half acre parcel on Pacific Coast Highway and Grape Street is packed with recreational spaces that include basketball and pickleball courts, a T-ball field, table tennis, fitness equipment and a dog park with agility equipment.

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