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Park groundbreaking ceremony Thursday, June 20th, 5pm

25jun5:00 pm7:00 pmPark groundbreaking ceremony Thursday, June 20th, 5pm

Event Details

Lincoln City Parks & Recreation (LCP&R) is excited to announce the official groundbreaking for construction of Schooner Creek Discovery Park, located at 4815 SE 51st St in Lincoln City, OR. Groundbreaking ceremony will be on Thursday, June 20th, 5pm, with all public welcome. Celebration of the Phase 1 construction will highlight the 1st inclusive and accessible playground on the Oregon Coast, including public parking lot ADA-access. Public are invited to view the groundbreaking, enjoy ‘new park’ cookies, view design boards, purchase commemorative pavers, and meet Ollie the Octopus, the new LCP&R mascot!

Guests for the June 20th Groundbreaking ceremony will include State Rep. David Gomberg, State Senator Dick Anderson, Mayor Susan Wahlke, Lincoln City City Councilors, LC Parks & Recreation Advisory Board members, Parks & Recreation staff and many more!

Schooner Creek Discovery Park is the 1st new Lincoln City Community Park in over 20 years! This 6.71 acre park is located at 4815 SE 51st St, the former Taft Elementary School site. The development and construction of the new park is stated as the #1 goal of the 2016 Lincoln City Parks System Plan and will address a recreation gap in Lincoln City. The park will also host a lot of 1st public sites in Lincoln City (and the Coast!), such as the 1st inclusive and accessible playground, 1st permanent pickleball courts, 1st covered multi-sports court, 1st public turfed multi-sport field, a special event stage and lawn, picnic shelters, open space trail, and much more. Phase 1 construction is expected to complete by end of Fall 2024, with the new inclusive and accessible playground being opened to the public.

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Time

June 25, 2024 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

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