Benton Parks and Recreation is set to make improvements in several local parks.
“There is over $250,000 in grant funding dedicated towards some of these projects,” says Stephanie Jones, Director of Parks and Recreation. “We are very excited to continue updating our parks system while improving the quality of life in Benton. I am thankful for the support from Mayor Farmer, Council Members and the community.”
Park improvements are listed below and the Department is hopeful that they will be completed by the end of 2020. The Parks Department will continue to evaluate each park on a yearly basis for future improvements.
- Splash Pad Expansion
- West Side Parking Upgrades—Splash Pad
- Inclusive Field F5
- Pickleball Courts
- Basketball Courts
- Renovate F3,F4
- Concession Stand Renovations
- Musco Lights F1-F5
- Scoreboards F1-F5
- Trail Repairs
- Park Improvements
- Adult Field Entry—Upper Parking Lot
Benton Mayor Tom Farmer added, “We are fortunate to have Stephanie and her staff working for our citizens because they are dedicated to ensuring that everything we offer is first class and nothing is ever overlooked, because they are focusing on giving our citizens the very best.”