Groundbreaking on Lafayette park renovations set for Friday

Image shows re-design plans for South Tipp Park in Lafayette. Renovation is set to begin Friday, April 11, 2014. (WLFI Photo)
Image shows re-design plans for South Tipp Park in Lafayette. Renovation is set to begin Friday, April 11, 2014. (WLFI Photo)

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – Upgrades to a Lafayette park will begin after a groundbreaking ceremony set for this Friday.

Mayor Roswarski will join officials from the Lafayette Parks and Recreation Department and Subaru of Indiana Automotive to break ground on the Subaru South Tipp Park Renovation Project at 1:30 pm on Friday, April 11.

Officials said the new park will better serve the community and help breathe new life into the Ellsworth-Romig Neighborhood.

Plans for the park were approved in July 2012 and include new ammenities like a shelter, benches, picnic tables and landscaping improvements. Additionally, new playground equipment installed that will be more sustainable and meet industry safety standards.

Rick Johnson, Director of Community Relations at SIA, said they are pleased to help make the Subaru South Tipp Park project a reality.

In a press release Johnson told News 18, “We want to thank the many individuals and businesses who are also joining us in creating a park that families can enjoy for generations to come.”

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