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Summer projects in Lansing parks

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma

LANSING, Ill. (May 10, 2018) – With the approval of the Fiscal Year 2018–2019 operating budget at their April 23 meeting, the Park Board approved funding of various projects scheduled for this summer in parks throughout Lansing, including the following:

  • Renovating the softball diamond and painting the backstop at Lions Park
  • Resurfacing and repairing the basketball court at Schultz Park
  • Painting the rest room building and the backstop at Schultz Park
  • Painting the backstop at Rotary Park
  • Adding concrete bags games to the horseshoe areas at Lan-Oak Park and Schultz Park
  • Asphalt repair and new park benches at Lan-Oak Park
  • Landscaping the entry areas at Van Laten Park and Rotary Park
  • Removing dead trees at Lions Park and Rotary Park

In addition, probably in October, the Eisenhower Fitness Center will receive new weight equipment for the weight room.


Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.