ROGERS PARK — Exercise and sports activities amenities have been added to lakefront parks in Rogers Park.
The Park District accomplished a restoration this month of tennis courts at Rogers Seashore Park, 7705 N. Eastlake Terrace. The district additionally added lining for pickleball courts, Ald. Maria Hadden (forty ninth) stated.
Pickleball is a quickly rising sport that mixes tennis, badminton and ping pong and is taken into account extra accessible and fewer intense than tennis. The Park District plans to add 50 pickleball courts throughout the town by 2025, becoming a member of the 80 courts already in use.
The 4 pickleball courts are outlined in yellow paint, whereas the 2 tennis courts are shaded in blue.
The Park District additionally put in a revamped “health zone” at Loyola Park, 1230 W. Greenleaf Ave.
There health zone expands the quantity of grownup train gear at Loyola Park. Including the health gear was a successful undertaking within the forty ninth Ward’s 2019 participatory budgeting course of, which permits neighbors to vote on tasks to obtain aldermanic funds. The undertaking acquired $100,000 in funding, based on the forty ninth Ward.
The train gear is on the southern finish of the park, simply east of Morse Avenue. It’s meant for folks 14 and older.
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