October 30, 2018 – Construction will begin today, October 30, on the development of the 83rd Street Park and is scheduled to be completed in spring 2019. The masterplan for this development was presented to and approved by the Woodridge Park District Board of Commissioners on November 14, 2017. Please note that the school playground will remain open during construction.
The 83rd Street Park Development includes: a 30×40 picnicking shelter with seating for 100+ patrons, accessible pathways linking site amenities (bike path, shelter, baseball, school, playground, etc.), development of a new junior size soccer field, improvements to the existing baseball field, benches, waste receptacles, and extensive landscape enhancements.
Baseball improvements include accessible, covered dugouts; accessible spectator spaces, accessible walks from both the WPD and Sipley School parking lots, fence height modifications to accommodate new dugouts; fence/backstop fabric replacement, new team benches, park benches, waste receptacles, and landscape enhancements.