Basketball, pickleball and fitness courts coming to Riverside Park in Logansport

Last Updated on April 13, 2022 by Logansport Parks and Recreation Department

(ABOVE: Construction equipment at the west end of Riverside Park, next to the McHale Complex on April 4, 2022. Photo by Phill Dials for Cass County Communication Network)

The Logansport Parks & Recreation Department announced that construction has begun on improvements to Riverside Park. These improvements include 2 new basketball courts, 2 new pickleball courts, and a Fitness Court purchased from the National Fitness Campaign. In addition, a new drinking fountain will be installed as well as the exterior restroom on the west end of the McHale Complex is being rehabbed to be fully accessible. Additional parking will also be constructed on Riverside Drive.

Use the following link to view a video regarding the NFC Fitness Court: NFC Fitness Court Video

This project is being paid for with a Federal Land & Water Conservation Fund Grant, a grant from the National Fitness Campaign, Logansport CEDIT Funds, as well as Logansport TIF funds. Logansport Memorial Hospital and the Logansport Memorial Hospital Foundation have also made a $50,000 donation as the key sponsor of the National Fitness Campaign Fitness Court.

The goal for this work to be completed is by Memorial Day Weekend, weather permitting.

Heavy construction equipment is being used throughout the project. The Parks Department is requesting that people stay out of the construction area. Deichman Excavating is the General Contractor on this project.

Those with questions may contact the Logansport Parks & Recreation office at 574-753-6969 or for further clarification.

SOURCE: News release from Logansport Parks and Recreation Department