Macomb Park District

Macomb City Council
9:54 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Alderman Questions Spring Lake Contract

Spring Lake
Credit Rich Egger

Macomb Alderman At Large Thomas Koch is not convinced the city should be paying the park district to manage Spring Lake and Spring Lake Park.

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Macomb Park District
4:24 pm
Sun September 29, 2013

Ball Fore and Pool Revenues Take a Dive

Credit Rich Egger

The Macomb Park District is concerned about the operating losses at two of its facilities.

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Gathering Input
3:18 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Macomb Pool Study Far From Finished

Glenwood Pool
Credit Rich Egger

It could be another four to six months before architects offer recommendations on a new outdoor pool and indoor recreation center for Macomb.

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Long Range Planning
3:31 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

Macomb Parks Plan Under Review

Soccer at Veteran's Park
Rich Egger
  • The park board discussion during its September meeting

Just about everything will be on the table as the Macomb Park Board reviews the district's long-range plan.

Park District Executive Director Ray Peterson believes the only exception should be the plan for completing Veteran's Park. The 80-acre park will will include all of the district's soccer fields and baseball and softball diamonds when it's completed. 

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80 Acre Park in Macomb
6:48 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

Dedication Ceremony for Veteran's Park

The raising of the American flag during the dedication ceremony
Rich Egger

Veterans, past and current park board members, and others took part in the Veteran's Park dedication ceremony in Macomb.

“When you look at the young kids playing out here on any afternoon, that's what people served for. To provide that opportunity,” said Park Board President John Hemingway, who is a veteran.

During the ceremony, McDonough County American Legion Post 6 and Macomb VFW Post 1921 presented an American flag to Park District Executive Director Ray Peterson, who oversaw acquisition and development of the 80-acre site.

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