Nesra is Highly Specialized in Recreational, Park, and Playground Design. Below are some of our most recent projects:
Whittemore Elementary (MA) Soccer Field & Playground
Nesra Engineering surveyed, designed, assisted with the public bid and provided construction administration services for the renovations at Henry Whittemore Elementary School. The project included a synthetic turf field for recess, with alternative infill and subsurface shock absorption system; Hard-court for basketball, futsal and roller hockey; playground, full ADA/AAB access ability and general site improvements. Challenges included a tight working space and project sequencing to maintain a play area for students and residents throughout construction.
Meadows Park-Phase I (MA)
Basketball Courts &
Nesra Engineering, LLC surveyed, designed, and provided bid assistance as well as construction administration services for The Meadows Park. Throughout the design we conducted community outreach, presented multiple design alternatives and worked with the various user groups to build a consensus regarding the proposed renovations for the park. The color schemes of the park were selected by the students in the adjacent school during a presentation by the Mayor. Phase I of the project included multiple playgrounds for various age groups, splash pool, basketball courts, arbors, seating areas, chess and checkers tables as well as various site improvements. Additional improvements include ADA accessibility, site lighting, and security systems.
Day Park (MA)
Splash Pad & Multiple Playground Renovations
Nesra Engineering, LLC provided the survey, planning, design, bid assistance, and construction administration services for Staff Sergeant Herman A. Day Park. The park contains multiple playgrounds, including a 2-5 year old play area, 5-12 play area and splash pad. All playgrounds are equipped with state-of-the-art play structures, including Glass Fiber Concrete Reinforced (GFRC) artistic structures and Poured In Place (PIP) safety resilient surfacing. Additional park features include a cross-fit area, picnic area, dog park, bio-retention area, community gardens, formalized entrance ways, ADA accessibility and parking lot improvements.
Sacramone Park (MA)
Splash Park, Playground, & Picnic Area Improvements
Nesra Engineering was retained to provide the City of Everett with bid assistance, construction administration services for Sacramone Park. Recreational renovations to Sacramone include playground upgrades, and a new splash park, The park is equipped with wifi security cameras with live feeds to the police station, upgraded perimeter pedestrian lighting as well as landscaping and signage lighting.
Meadows Park-Phase II (MA)
Little League Baseball Field & Dog Park
Nesra was retained to provide design and construction administration services for Phase II of the Meadows project. This multi-phase, multi-year project was completed in January 2020. The project included a fenced in dog park, little league field, bleachers, synthetic recreational/yoga area, and perimeter walkways, City of Everett standard pedestrian lights, park security system, monument, support wall, and plantings.
Swan Street Park (MA)
Playground, Splash Park, & Multi-purpose Field
Nesra Engineering, LLC surveyed, designed, provided bid assistance, and construction administration services for this unique park.
We conducted several community outreach programs and worked with various user groups to provide the City of Everett with multiple design alternatives. As a result of the community outreach, Nesra designed a multipurpose green space which is currently being utilized by youth sports groups, nearby daycare centers, schools, and residents. The field is designed with special subsurface drainage and perimeter flood control that allows the field to be used as an ice skating rink during the winter.
Glendale Park (MA)
The Glendale Park Design included an NCAA-level baseball diamond that can also be utilized as two softball fields. The field was designed with both a sand-based root zone and subsurface drainage and irrigation. Overall park improvements included multiple new playgrounds with ADA features, perimeter walking paths with pedestrian lighting, new site furniture, and aesthetic and functional landscaping enhancements. The project was completed in 2012 as a public bid project.
Madeline English School (MA)
The Madeleine English School design included a synthetic turf athletic field with Musco athletic lighting and a synthetic turf practice area. The existing playground was renovated and expanded. This project was bid in accordance with Massachusetts procurement requirements.