City Ball Fields To Receive $100,000 In Upgrades
At their Jan 2 meeting, Golden Valley City Council accepted a total of $106,000 in grants for the improvement of seven ball fields at Wesley, Lions, and Schaper Parks, $10,000 from the Golden Valley Girls Softball Association and the remaining $96,000 from Hennepin County Youth Sports.
Expected improvements to the fields include reconstruction of dugouts with roofs, new concrete pads, new benches, new safety compliant bleachers, fence gates, overthrow fence wings, bat and helmet storage. Drainage and field issues at all seven ball fields will also be addressed during the construction phase.
Th project is scheduled to begin late July 2019 and conclude late fall 2019.
For more information, contact the Golden Valley Parks and Recreation Department at 763-512-2345.