Parks and Recreation
CHAMPAIGN — Three candidates have already filed for two seats on the Champaign Park District board.
Incumbent Jane Solon-Wetmore and challengers Craig Hays and Brent West filed nominating petitions on Monday.
The top two vote getters will serve six years terms on the park board.
Solon-Wetmore has served on the park board since 2005.
CHAMPAIGN — Champaign Park District officials have begun the process of developing a new multimillion-dollar recreation center to complement the existing offerings at Spalding Park.
On Wednesday night, Mark Ritz and Caleb Walder of BLDD Architects presented the park board with two options for a proposed recreation center.
A group of people who use the pools at the McKinley Aquatics Center in Champaign for exercise will present petitions Wednesday night to the Champaign Park District Board in an effort to keep the pools open.
CHAMPAIGN — Members of the McKinley Aquatics Center and Fitness Center — a former YMCA — are interested in having the Champaign Park District take over some of its operations.
They're most interested in working with the district on the indoor pools — something the park district currently lacks.
Chelsea Norton - Champaign Park District 12-2-14: Play now!
Brian Moline talks with the park district's marketing director about tomorrow's prescribed burn in two Champaign parks, plus a great lineup of shows at the Virginia Theatre this month.
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MAHOMET — The village board recently gave preliminary approval to a policy on naming — and renaming — Mahomet parks.