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Jean Sweeney Open Space Park Fund

The Jean Sweeney Open Space Park Fund is a 501c3 charity that provides funding assistance to the Alameda Recreation and Parks Department for the Jean Sweeney Open Space Park. Federal Tax ID #46-3062692

Latest Park Developments & Announcements

August 15, 2016 "Drone Fly Overs Start" Click here to watch the first in a series of drone fly overs to chronicle the construction of the Jean Sweeney Open Space Park. The Cross Alameda Trail construction will start November 2016 and the East end construction will start in 2017. This video shows the East end.

On July 5, 2016 the Alameda City Council voted unanamously to accept the park design created by Placeworks. With the design approval, ARPD can start construction of phase 1, the Cross Alameda Trail. Alameda City Council presentation of the Placeworks design of the park can be found here.

Before the City Council voted to approve the design, Jim Sweeney spoke about Jean's efforts that make the park possible. Hear the audio of his comments here

July 4th, 2016 Jim Sweeney is honored by his selection as the 2016 4th of July parade Grand Marshal. Mr. Sweeney's two daughters and his sister-in-law joined him in the stage coach provided for the Grand Marshal. Click Here

Amy Wooldridge, Alameda Recreation & Parks Director, has announced we can start taking orders for commerative benches to be located in the Jean Sweeney Park. ARPD has selected two styles of benches to select from. Information is available here.

map of park location

Yellow arrows in this Google image show location of the West and East ends of the Park.