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2022 Capital Improvement Project Highlights

Improving YOUR Places to Play. Investing in the Community. Projects currently in Planning or Construction for 2022 are listed below.

Park Projects


Andover Park – Complete

The Andover Park development project is behind due to long lead times. Items that still need to be completed include the playground, landscaping, basketball court seal coating and striping, and site cleanup and restoration. We anticipate project completion in early to mid-summer 2022.

Andover Plan

Andover Park is Now Open!

Andover Park playground


Eagle Ridge Park – Complete

New, premium disc golf baskets will replace the existing baskets at Eagle Ridge Disc Golf Course. We anticipate project completion summer 2022.

Eagle Ridge


Saw Wee Kee Park – Complete

An exciting multi-agency initiative to develop new trail signage and emergency rescue procedures for the popular Saw Wee Kee Park. The trails have been re-designated with a new coloring system, and new signs will be placed in several locations throughout the park. The signs will include trail difficulty, length, wayfinding arrows, and procedures in case of an emergency. We anticipate project completion summer 2022.

SWK Signage


Summerlin Park – Complete

The Summerlin Park Playground Replacement Project will include:

  • Existing playground equipment will be donated to Kids Around the World. They will refurbish and install it for children in a community without access to a playground.
  • New Benches, Picnic Tables, Trash Cans & Bike Racks
  • Wood Fiber Safety Surfacing
  • ADA Accessible Features Include: Harness Swings, Spinners, Play Panels & Transfer Stations
  • Playground Features: Sensory Dome Climber & Circuit Climbing System
  • We anticipate project completion in late summer/early fall 2022

Summerlin Concept


Veterans Serenity Park – Complete

The Veterans Serenity Park project includes a mix of aesthetic, safety, and ADA improvements throughout the park. New features include right-of-way street parking, landscaping, a donor wall monument with plaques and a natural stone façade recognizing those that contributed to the park’s creation, and tension wire railings at the bridges that cross over the dry creek bed. Site grading enhancements will offer more opportunities for brick memorial pavers. This project is being funded with a grant through the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO). We anticipate project completion summer 2022.

Veterans Serenity Park


Washington Park – Complete

The Washington Park Playground Replacement Project will include:

  • New Benches, Picnic Tables, Trash Cans & Bike Racks
  • Sandbox will be removed Brick pavers will be replaced
  • Wood Fiber Safety Surfacing
  • ADA Accessible Features Include: Harness Swings, Spinners, Play Panels & Transfer Stations
  • Playground Features: Sensory Dome Climber & Roller Slide
  • We anticipate project completion in late summer/early fall 2022

Washington Park Plan


Whispering Woods Park – Complete

The Whispering Woods Park Playground Replacement Project will include:

  • New Benches, Picnic Tables, Trash Cans & Bike Racks
  • Wood Fiber Safety Surfacing
  • ADA Accessible Features Include: Harness Swings, Spinners, Play Panels & Transfer Stations
  • Playground Features: Alpine Slide, Trailblazer Rope Climbing System & ReviWheel Multi-Person Spinner
  • We anticipate project completion in late summer/early fall 2022

Whispering Woods Concept


Trail Projects


Fox River Trail

Repave Portions of the Fox River Trail

Fox River Trail


Facility Projects


Civic Center

The Civic Center repaving project includes the street parking along Circle Dr. West, the north Civic Center parking lot along Circle Dr. West, and the south Civic Center parking lot along Ashlawn Avenue. We are expecting minimal changes to the layout of the lots, just a smoother drive! We anticipate project completion in the fall of 2022.

civic center


Fox Bend Golf Course

The Fox Bend Golf Course project includes renovating course greens #2 and #12, and the tee, green, and bunker on #7. Improvements include new grading, stormwater infrastructure, and irrigation. We anticipate project completion in late summer 2022.

fox bend


Questions?

If you’d like to know more about any of these projects, please contact the Parks and Planning Department at 630.554.4426 or cmccarty@oswegolandpd.org.