Construction Updates

LEIGH CREEK SOUTH PARK

Summer 2019, the Park District was awarded an OSLAD Grant in the amount of $400,000 to help develop a state-of-the-art equipped park for all different ages including an all inclusive playground.

This is a 3.6 acre park that is labeled as a special recreation park due to the all inclusive playground that includes ziplining, too. This park will include a softball field, basketball court, turf court games, two shelters and walking paths. As of Fall 2020, this park is about 95% completed.

Location: In Heatherglen Subdivision off of Heatherglen Drive, just adjacent to Lincolnway Special Recreation Association.

SKY HARBOR PARK

Early Winter 2020. the New Lenox Community Park District was awarded an OSLAD Grant in the amount of $400,000 to help develop a state-of-the-art equipped park for all different ages, Sky Harbor Park.

A first-time feature to our Park System and new recreational/fitness trend, Sky Harbor Park will have two fitness challenge course – one for ages 5-12 and a second course for teens and adults. An accessible Creative Play Area will be developed for ages 2-5 and 5-12. Also, this Park site will feature a large shelter for picnicking and park rentals. Just east of the main shelter will be bocce and bags for multi-generational recreation. A multipurpose trail encircles the site perimeter to support active lifestyles. Trails will be added to the parking lot with permeable pavers that will provide storm water management and opportunities for learning & education as well as being good stewards of the environment.

Location: In Sky Harbor Subdivision on Alta Vista Drive.