The upcoming Al Gharrafa and Umm Al Saneem parks and the Rawdat Al Khail (Al Muntazah) park which is being expanded, will ensure social, environmental and recreational benefits, the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) said.
Through its official website, Ashghal revealed that the three parks will have thousands of trees, including local species Ghaff, Samar and Sidra, and plants across vast green areas along with facilities for visitors. The trees will serve as wind breaks and help in reducing dust and lowering heat.
The parks will have restaurants, fitness equipment for grown ups, kids’ play areas including those for special needs, and lanes for joggers and cyclists.
The construction of the Al Gharrafa and Umm Al Saneem parks and the expansion of the Rawdat Al Khail Park will be completed within the fourth quarter of 2021, according to Ashghal.
Each park includes two children’s play areas where the new design enhances the physical and mental well-being of children by providing play stuff for two different age groups of 2-5 years and 6-12 years.
Local companies will also have kiosks to offer products and services to the visitors.
Rawdat Al Khail Park, popularly known as Al Muntazah Park, is located in the Rawdat Al Khail area on C Ring Road. Spread across 140,000sqm, the park has many facilities for visitors of all ages. The features include a green arena of 105,000sqm with 1,250 trees, 1,300m long pedestrian and bicycle paths and 401 car parking slots.
The proposed Umm Al Seneem Park is located at Hayr Al Zahra Street and Waab Lebarg Street in an area of ??about 130,000 sqm, with many facilities for visitors of all ages. The park features include 102,000 sqm green arena, 740 trees, 1,200m pedestrian and bicycle paths and 378 car parking slots.
The proposed Al Gharrafa Park, located at Umm Al Zuber Street, will have an area of ??about 50,000 sqm, with many facilities for visitors of all ages. The features include a green area of 36,000sqm, 307 trees, 650m long pedestrian and bicycle paths and 208 car parking lots.