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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Playground replacements scheduled for English Oaks and Beckman Park

Beckman Park

Measure L is expected to fund at least two more playground replacements in the next year.

What’s left of English Oaks Park’s playground equipment is more than 25 years old and in need of replacement. Beckman Park’s playground was removed 15 years ago due t...

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Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Candy Cane Park’s Extreme Makeover

Candy Cane Park

Lodi’s smallest park is getting scraped to the ground (except for one tree) and rebuilt to address outdated and missing playground equipment and meet new regulations to allow disabled persons to access the park.

Candy Cane Park, just west of Ham ...

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Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Blakely Park/Pool Renovations Continue and Prop 68 Grant Application

Blakely

A renovated swimming pool and a new shade structure are the latest improvements to Blakely Park, as Parks and Rec continues to use a combination of federal and State dollars to enhance the 10-acre park.

Within the next year, a new restroom will be placed o...

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Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: August 7, 2019

City applies for Hale Park Grant

Hale Park

The City has applied for nearly $5 million in State funding for the Hale Park Community Heritage Project in an effort to make Lodi’s park more of a focus of community life in the city’s Heritage District.

Hale Park, named after the City...

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Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: August 7, 2019

DeBenedetti Park Site Master Plan Update

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Following a series of community meetings and online polls that attracted more than 700 responses, the City Council on July 17 approved a new master plan for DeBenedetti Park.

The new plan recognizes DeBenedetti Park’s role in providing space for ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Measure L dollars at work!

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Lodi’s parks are seeing the benefit of Measure L in the new fiscal year, which began July 1.

It was only a matter of days before two dangerous -- and rather large -- cottonwood trees at Emerson Park were removed, using Measure L as the project funding sour...

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Parks & Rec Spotlight