Leander to create master plan for athletic center at San Gabriel Park

Leander City Council approved April 21 a contract for $1.86 million with architecture and engineering firm Parkhill for the Leander Municipal Athletic Center at San Gabriel Park, located at 2401 US 183, Leander.

The contract is for master-planning, engineering studies, design and construction at the undeveloped 77-acre park along the north side of the South San Gabriel River. Amenities could include softball fields, multipurpose fields, concessions, parking, trails, picnic shelters and a covered sports court, according to city documents.