Plans for renovating East End Park began in 2015.The playground was relocated from the southeast corner to a more centralized area of the park, as the existing playground was very close to the street. The move also allowed the playground to be near the public restrooms. East End Park neighbors and user surveys were considered in the playground's planning process and plans for the playground were approved in spring 2015.
East End Park Project
East End Park Project Updates
Despite some rainy weather, East End Playground reopened this Saturday, October 24, with smiling faces and kids eager to play. Park Board President Carolyn Ubriaco talked about the history of East End Park, which was purchased in 1929 from the Albert Bucholz Farm.
The arrival of a concrete mixer on site means that concrete work has begun at the East End Playground renovation project. The playground project is schedule to be completed Friday, October 16.
The 2015 East End Playground Project construction is set to begin on Monday, August 17. New playground equipment and site furnishings, a soft safety surface, fencing and an ADA accessible concrete walk will be installed. The park will also receive tree plantings and landscape restoration.
On February 26, the district held a second meeting regarding the East End Park playground renovation scheduled for fall 2015. Two preliminary playground concepts were presented based on feedback from a prior pub