Release Date: March 20, 2017
This is a reminder from the Parks Services Department that the Paducah Rotary Playground located at the Health Park is temporarily closed due to construction activity. The Rotary Playground is located at 421 North 13th Street.
Currently, crews are pouring the rubber playground surface. Families and children should avoid using the playground until further notice. Caution fencing and signage are around the playground.
In addition to the playground surfacing, crews have been working to improve the grading and drainage of the Health Park, construct a 1/3 mile walking trail, and expand the Community Garden. This first phase of park construction also includes lighting and a fitness area.
Last November, the Paducah Board of Commissioners approved a contract with Wilkins Construction Company for this nearly $620,000 project.
For this park, the City of Paducah has partnered with United Way of Paducah-McCracken County, Lourdes Hospital, Baptist Health, Rotary Club of Paducah, Purchase District Health Department, Healthy Paducah Chapter of the Purchase Connections for Health Coalition, Paducah Independent Schools, and the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.
For more information about the Health Park, visit http://paducahky.gov/fountain-avenue-health-park, call 270-444-8508, or visit the Parks office located at 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive.