(updated August 12, 2014)
Below is a list of current projects at the District's parks and facilities.
Circle Park - The Circle Park south parking lot has been striped and sealcoated and is open for use.
Erie Park - No news to report.
Indian Lakes Park - The tennis court is currently closed for safety issues. It will be restored as part of the Park District's 2014-15 Capital Budget and Capital Asset Replacement Plan. The project is to be bid out in Summer 2014 with completion targeted for the Fall 2014. Other District tennis courts available are located at Stratford Park and Sunnyside Park.
Lakeview Park -The tennis courts are currently closed for upgrades and improvement as part of the Park District's 2014-15 Capital Budget and Capital Asset Replacement Plan. The project is to be bid out in Summer 2014 with completion targeted for the Fall 2014. Other District tennis courts available are located at Stratford Park and Sunnyside Park.
Leslie Park - No news to report.
Old Town Park - No news to report.
|Seasons Four Park Playground Replacement|
Seasons Four Park -On July 29, 2014, residents near Seasons Four Park were invited to help select color schemes and activity panels for a planned replacement of the playground structures at Seasons Four Park. The winners were the lime green (Custom A) color scheme and Gear panel (option C). View photos here. The replacement is part of the Park District’s 2014-15 Capital Budget and Capital Asset Replacement Plan. The project is to be bid out in late summer with installation complete by late fall.
Springfield Park - Accessibility issues such as proper signage and striping of parking spaces also has begun as part of the Park District's ADA Transition Plan. Pizzo & Associates continue stewardship of the wetlands with periodic visits.
Stratford Park - The parking lot was sealcoated and ADA signage and striping has been brought up to current ADA standards. Shade strucures were put up over the Stratford West ballpark with help from the BBSA.
Sunnyside Park - A fully-accessible Porta-John has been added to the park.
Tompkins Park - No news to report.
Tuttle Park - No news to report.
Westlake Park - The new, accessible fishing pier is open for use.
The Oasis Water Park - The Oasis Water Park is closed for the season. Postseason hours are at Kemmerling Pool in Roselle.
|New path to Marklund Children's home|
Johnston Recreation Center -An accessible path (photo to right) from Marklund Children's home to the Johnston Recreation Center was recently completed. The JRC also is the place to drop off clothing donations to help a local Park District family, which suffered a recent house fire. The family is accepting donations of girls clothing (size 8/10 tops and 7 bottoms) and boys clothing (medium men's tops, large and baggy shorts). Donations may be dropped off at the Front Desk of the JRC, 172 S. Circle Ave.
Westfield Gymnasium - No news to report.
For questions or concerns on any of the above, contact Director Parks & Planning Joe Potts at (630) 529-3650 or firstname.lastname@example.org.