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Turtle Park Renovation Delayed

It’s back to the drawing board for the planned renovation of Friendship Park, more commonly known among residents as Turtle Park. Construction of a new recreation center, playgrounds, and tennis and basketball courts was expected to begin this spring. However, unexpected project expenses have led to a redesign of the recreation center, delaying the start of the renovation.

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Expect Closures at Turtle Park in March

Proposed layout of new Friendship Recreation Center courtesy of the Department of General Services

In preparation for a major renovation slated to begin this spring, Friendship (Turtle) Park will be closed five days in March to allow contractors to conduct site assessments. Concurrent with the site assessments, the Department of General Services intends to release additional details regarding the park’s two planned play spaces later this month.

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