Growth brings need for recreation space throughout city
By Jason Stone | Daily Independent
Surprise’s growth over the last 20 years has transformed the city. But it’s also made it become a victim of its own success.
Some cities grow fast and some outgrow themselves.
That’s what’s happening with Surprise in terms of parks and recreation space in the city — five years after it passed a Master Plan to accommodate the growth that is still expected to continue into the 2020s.
The city is already in need of park space and it’s only going to get worse, according to projections.