The park was originally developed by the Jaycees of Tempe in 1962. Eventually, the park was turned over to the City of Tempe.
It is adjacent to the Westside Multigenerational Center which is home to the Ron Pies Gymnasium. Ron Pies retired from the City of Tempe, after 30 years of services, on October 12, 1998.
Park size is 7 acres.