Circle Park OSLAD Projects for Summer 2018

Renovation on Circle Park has resumed with the following projects on tap to be completed by the end of this summer.
  • small skate spot
  • rain gardens and improvements to the stormwater systems
  • renovated roller hockey rink for multi-season use
  • interpretive nature trail with educational signage
  • outdoor fitness equipment
  • new nature playground (completed June 2017)
  • picnic shelter (completed June 2017)
The renovations are part of a $224,000 Open Space Land Acquisition and Development grant originally awarded in December of 2014. All renovations and additions are derived from the Park District’s Strategic Plan, ADA Transition Plan, Capital Asset Replacement Plan and most recent Needs Assessment.

Timeline

Week 1 - March 19, 2018
1. Mobilize
2. Install security fence, erosion control & tree protection fence
3. Remove trees & shrubs
4. Hockey board removal

Week 2 - March 26, 2018
1. Install drainage
2. Remove asphalt in hockey rink
3. Remove concrete
4. Earthwork in hockey rink

Week 3 - April 2, 2018
1. Layout
2. Earthwork & stone base in skate park
3. Stone base in hockey rink

Week 4 - April 9, 2018
Rain

Week 5 - April 16, 2018
1. Excavate fitness stations
2. Install concrete curbs, sign footings & skate park footings

Week 6 - April 23, 2018
1. Wetlands work
2. Concrete at playground, bench pads & hockey rink

Week 7 - April 30, 2018
Rain

Week 8 - May 7, 2018
1. Install fitness equipment & site furnishings
2. Install interactive sign
3. Wetland work
4. Install archway sign
5. Install skate park elements

Week 9 - May 14, 2018
1. Install P.I.P.
2. Install hockey boards
3. Install color coating

Week 10 - May 21, 2018
1. Install skate park concrete
2. Wetland work
3. Remove asphalt trails

Week 11 - May 28, 2018
1. Install asphalt trails
2. Install bollard
3. Install 3-rail fence
4. Restoration

Week 12 - June 4, 2018
1. Restoration
2. Wetland work if needed
3. Remove fences

Please allow extra time for any bad weather or permit delays.

Posted March 26, 2018 at 9:11 AM