Madsen Park


Address 725 - 73rd Avenue NE
Start Date 2025
End Date TBD
Current Status Implementation Planning
Park Type Neighborhood Park
Size 6.2 acres
Special Use Hockey Rink/Specialty Basketball Court

Current Status

One of the larger neighborhood parks in a highly visible location along the frontage road to 73rd Ave that services neighborhood #5 and potential to better service neighborhoods #6, #7 and #9 with improved pedestrian connectivity. The park has a broad range of amenities that includes an off-street parking lot, hockey rink, pleasure rink, single tennis court, specialty basketball court, playground and open lawn that was once a ballfield. The site has areas with drainage issues.


General recommendations include redevelopment of the site with a focus on expanding on the recreation to accommodate the large service area and to improve the recreational experience for a broader range of users.

Recommendations include:

  • Landscape enhancements to include an edible orchard
  • Multi-use lawn field space
  • Improved parking lot, potentially moved with expanded capacity
  • New playground meeting varying age groups with unique elements and connected seating plaza with shade structures
  • ADA compliant playground surfacing (engineered wood fiber) with rubber surfacing or tiles in high wear areas
  • Concrete playground border
  • New park trails with internal loops and improved connection to external trails with crosswalks
  • Exercise or challenge pieces along trails
  • Park pavilion building with wifi, restrooms, open air picnic area, and potentially an internal meeting room
  • Paved hockey rink for multi-season use including basketball overlay
  • Ballfield improvements
  • Site furnishings with common characteristic (benches, tables, receptacles, bike racks, drinking fountain, etc.)
  • Reconstructed tennis court
  • Wayfinding signs
  • Stormwater improvements
  • Security light


View the full Madsen Park recommendation (PDF)

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