Strickland Park Playground

Strickland Park Playground

Project Team

Amy Dzialowski, President of the Board, Mya's Promise

Monty Karns, Director of City Engineering

John McClenny, Special Projects Director

Jim Scott, Project Manager

Roger Sigrist, Facilities Maintenance Supervisor

Nick Westbrook, Field Services Supervisor

Mark White, Public Works Director


What We're Doing

The City of Stillwater is working with Mya's Promise to create a new, inclusive and accessible play area and community gathering place at Strickland Park at 300 S. Main Street.


  • Phase I was completed in the summer of 2020, Phase II is about to get underway

  • Concrete work for phase II will begin the week of February 8th.  This work will be to install additional sidewalks and footings for the shade structure.

  • The shade structure columns will be delivered the week of February 8th

  • Playground equipment has been ordered and we are soliciting bids for safety surfacing.

Project Benefits

Strickland Park Phase 2 is a cooperative project between the City of Stillwater and Mya’s Promise to create an inclusive and accessible play area and community gathering place.

Mya’s Promise was chosen to be the recipient of Stillwater High School’s Stillwater Makes a Change (SMAC) with all funds raised in the 2018-2019 school year going toward Phase 2 of the project. 

For more information about Mya’s Promise and to view the renderings of the project, you can go to

Budget & Funding

  • Year Funded:  2021

  • Funding Source: City of Stillwater Mya's Promise, Stillwater Makes a Change grant, Rotary Club, Stillwater Community Foundation and State Farm

  • Project Budget:  $260,725

  • Expenditure to date:   $133,000

Last Update: February 3, 2021

Next Update: March 3, 2021

Actions Authorized by City Council:

  • Budget Amendment to accept funding from Mya's Promise: Pending on 2/8/21