(Forsyth County, GA) The newest amenities at Lanierland Park in Forsyth County were unveiled at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, August 19.
The park’s expansion is phase 2 of its master plan and includes:
- Six tennis courts
- Four pickleball courts
- Four baseball/softball fields
- Miracle League field (for individuals with disabilities)
- All-inclusive playground
- Walking path
- Football/lacrosse fieldhouse
- Additional parking
The amenities will be opening for use throughout the fall.
“This is a very exciting day for Parks & Recreation and the many visitors in north Forsyth, and around the county, that utilize Lanierland,” said Parks & Recreation Director Kirk Franz. “The new amenities and facilities at the park have something for everyone to enjoy. The addition of the new Miracle League field will enhance the experience for those athletes.”
Among the ceremony’s attendees were several elected officials, community leaders and Parks & Recreation staff.
After the ribbon-cutting ceremony, a ceremonial first pitch was held followed by a Miracle League exhibition game.
The budget for the expansion was $16.5 million and was funded by SPLOST VII and impact fees. Lose Design was the consultant and Astra Group was the general contractor.
For more information on Lanierland Park, visit the Forsyth County Parks & Recreation website at parks.forsythco.com.
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