Park Improvements

Ackert Park

With a grant received through the Transportation Alternative Program and assistance from Great Rivers Greenway, the City has made improvements to the Ackert Walkway. The project included additional lighting, park benches, and trash cans; replacement of selected concrete sidewalks, and the addition of Americans with Disabilities (ADA) upgrades which include new ramps.

The Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department also developed a Concept Design for the future redevelopment of the Park. Future improvements could include sidewalk and plaza upgrades, additional lighting, landscaping, and a new playground.

Fogerty Park

With grants obtained by the Municipal Parks Grant Commission of St. Louis County, the department has removed and replaced the restroom, pavilion, and playground plus added a new multi-use trail, outdoor lighting upgrades, and a splash spray ground.

Greensfelder Park

With a grant received through the Municipal Parks Grant Commission of St. Louis County, the Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department has developed a Concept Design for the possible redevelopment of Greensfelder Park.

1. The department held a public engagement open house on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 and on February 12, 2020.

Heman Park Pool

The department has completed various work associated with the bathhouse. These projects included the replacement of doors, and the repair and replacement of electric and plumbing.

Lewis Park

Staff has placed a retaining wall on the north end of the park to slow down, direct and capture storm-water runoff into field drains. The department will continue to explore other options to slow down and collect water coming through the park.

Majerus Park

With a grant received through the Municipal Parks Grant Commission of St. Louis County, the Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department has finish the redevelopment of Majerus Park. The project included the removal and replacement of the asphalt walking trail, new concrete sidewalks, and the removal and replacement of a playground.