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Ribbon Cutting for Basketball, Pickleball & Fitness Courts at Riverside Park to be held June 23, 2022

Last Updated on June 22, 2022 by Logansport Parks and Recreation Department

The Logansport Parks & Recreation Department and the primary sponsor, Logansport Memorial Hospital and the Logansport Memorial Hospital Foundation, will be holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new National Fitness Campaign’s (NFC) Fitness Court. It will take place on Thursday, June 23 at 11 a.m. at Riverside Park. Following the ribbon cutting, demonstrations and exhibition games will be held to celebrate the completion of this sports complex at Riverside Park. Logansport Memorial Hospital is also providing a sack lunch for those who have made reservations through the Chamber of Commerce.

The completion of the NFC Fitness Court is part of an overall improvement to this area of Riverside Park. Construction was completed of 2 basketball courts, 2 pickleball courts, and the Fitness Court which was purchased from the National Fitness Campaign. In addition, a new drinking fountain has been installed as well as the exterior restroom on the west end of the McHale Complex has been renovated to be fully accessible. Additional parking is also now available 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.

SOURCE: News release from Logansport Parks and Recreation Department