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 under construction.

  • Concrete work for Phase II is underway and nearing completion.

  • Shade structure columns have been installed.

  • Restroom and shelter renovations are complete.

  • Playground equipment has been delivered and installed.

  • Irrigation piping installed.

  • Safety surfacing installed.

  • Playground substantially complete May 2022.

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:  $291,000

  • Expenditure to date:   $273,149.67

Last Update: May 2, 2022

Next Update: October 31, 2022

Actions Authorized by City Council:

  • Budget Amendment to accept funding from Mya's Promise February 22, 2021
  • Award bid for safety surface March 8, 2021