Coach Ben Lake and the St. Catherine's High School soccer team lift a piece of the new Lockwood Park playground into place back in August. The team won the state championship this year.
It took a little longer than most would have liked, but work is finally done on the stellar new playground at Lockwood Park.
The community-build project was all-but done in July, but the city repaved the park's parking lot and took awhile to finish up landscaping around the city's first handicap-accessible playground.
The re-dedication ceremony will be held on Saturday at noon at the park, located 4300 Graceland Boulevard.
As a cool aside, the St. Catherine's High School boys soccer team, led by Coach Ben Lake, played an important role in building the playground back in August. The team went on to win the state championship this fall. Something to be said about community service and team work there ...