Inclusive playground highlights planned Ehlert upgrade

Immediately after concentrating on producing advancements to its parks north of Ogden Avenue in current several years, the village of Brookfield has after attain set its sights on a important advancement to Ehlert Park on the village’s south end.

Recreation Director Stevie Ferrari acquired the go-forward on Sept. 12 from elected officers to post an application to the Illinois Section of Purely natural Resources for an Open Place Land Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) grant of up to $600,000 to make improvements to the southwest quadrant of Ehlert Park.

That area of the park, which incorporates a playground and picnic pavilion and is closely utilized by AYSO soccer and Bulldogs Youth Soccer, is the past part of the park that hasn’t been redeveloped in the earlier 15 decades. The tennis courts north of the west parking lot are currently being reconstructed this drop.