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Woodscreek Park Playground replacement meeting scheduled

The Crystal Lake Park District will hold an open, public meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 at the Administrative Office (lower level), 1 E. Crystal Lake Ave. The purpose of the meeting is to get feedback from park users on a variety of proposed playground layouts and equipment types.

A master redevelopment plan for the 20-year-old Woodscreek Park was approved by the Park District Board of Commissioners in 2011, and a grant from the Illinois Department of Resources was awarded to partially fund the project.

In addition to a new playground, the redevelopment project will include a splash pad, a second tennis court, a second fishing pier, bocce courts, baggo courts and a new parking lot.

Construction is expected to begin in May 2014.

Questions can be directed to Ann Viger, director of planning and development, at 815-459-0680, ext. 205, or


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