From the Spokane Journal of Business – learn more about the story of the City of Sandpoint’s comprehensive parks and recreation master plan and how it led to the rejuvenation of War Memorial Field.
The Festival at Sandpoint returns this year with an amazing lineup and a new field. During the Sandpoint Parks and Recreation Master Plan process, artificial turf was considered to ensure safety for athletes and a longer season of play. However, we had to ensure that the Festival at Sandpoint could still utilize the field for their needs. As the Bernardo Wills Architects landscape architecture team designed the War Memorial Field improvements, a special anchor system was placed under the turf to support the iconic festival tent. Additionally, designers planned for the increased pedestrian traffic and semi-truck access. Check out these photos from set up last week. The best part is that when the Festival ends, kids and teams will be able to practice the very next day with little disruption.
#WorksiteWednesday At War Memorial Field in Sandpoint, ID, Phase 2 of the project is well underway. A new water access point and boat ramp, retaining wall, and parking lot are all under construction. These new additions will further improve this regional sports facility. #goteam #landscapearchitecture
The War Memorial Field improvement project in Sandpoint, Idaho is complete! We are thrilled with the results and are excited about the future of Sandpoint recreation at War Memorial Field. Much more to come.