Parks and Recreation
DANVILLE – News is getting "a round" about an upcoming fundraiser for the Douglas Discovery Garden.
CHAMPAIGN – After countless hours of grass-roots efforts, the Dobbins Downs neighborhood in the northern part of the city likely will be getting a park on Sept. 25, a project two years in the making.
LAKE SHELBYVILLE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville has announced the reopening of the beach in the Dam West Recreation Area. It was closed last week due to poor water quality but recent testing has shown good water quality.
For additional information, contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lake Shelbyville Management Office at (217) 774-3951.
URBANA – Big changes are happening at one of Urbana's lesser-known parks.
Crews are preparing to build a new 33,000-square-foot building, which will take up half – the east side – of Chief Shemauger Park.