Category: Parks & Recreation

Volunteers Pitch In To Build New Play Space In Maywood In Six Hours

Sunday, September 16, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Volunteers on Sept. 14, before they built a new play space at Winfield Scott Park in Maywood in less than a day. | Courtesy Christopher Parker/Facebook 

Maywood young people now have a brand new space in which to play after several dozen volunteers pitched in on Sept. 14 to build a new playground area at Winfield Scott Park, at 1800 S. Maywood Drive in Maywood, within roughly six hours.

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Children Are Vandalizing Maywood Park District Renovations, Officials Say

Saturday, August 4, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A photo taken by park district officials of a group of unidentified young people who officials say have been vandalizing Maywood parks. | VFP 

The Maywood Park District’s central area grounds recently received a $500,000 renovation and the historic building at 809 Madison St., which anchors the central area, is undergoing a $1.8 million renovation project, but all of these improvements face a threat — a group of teens and pre-teens who have been vandalizing the park in recent months, park district officials said last week. 

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Dockless Bikesharing Coming To Forest Preserve In Maywood

Friday, June 29, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Dockless bikes are coming to Miller Meadows-South in Maywood this summer. | Courtesy Forest Preserves of Cook County 

The Forest Preserves of Cook County announced on June 26 that it will implement a dockless bikesharing pilot program at 50 locations throughout the Forest Preserves’ 70,000 acres.

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