Phase Oneof The GND REC

Phase One of The GND REC

Phase One is the biggest and perhaps the most important phase of the entire revitalization of the GND REC.

"The Shack" Redesigned

Storm Water Feature

Phase One has been completed!  A new 551 foot 6 inch water line, hydrant and two 2 inch lines to the GND REC have been installed.  "The Shack" has been rechristened the “GND REC” and has been completely remodeled to bring the building up to code and become the hub of activity for the community.  A new storage building has been constructed.  The entire area has under gone major earthwork to address drainage by setting elevation, installing drain pipes, a new 30 inch culvert and constructing rain gardens. Additionally paved trailswith lighting have been installed to make the entire GND REC more environmentally friendly. An open air Pavilion has been constructed be available to the community for public gatherings, concerts enjoy a beautiful day, or have a great place to rest as they bike down the St. Louis River Corridor.


Picnic Pavilion

Open Turf Play Area

An Open Turf Play Area has been revitalized right outside "The REC", giving an area with endless possibilities during the warmer months, and an Ice Rink during the winter months. Major landscaping and planting has been done throughout Phase One to enhance the beauty of The GND REC.   Phase One will end with the construction of two soccer fields, a baseball backstop for pick-up games and a beautiful area to enjoy the day. 

 Phase One of the plan has something to offer everyone including additional parking.  

We Need Your Help

The new GND REC is becoming the center of the community. The Community Center is completed and active.  Phase I has been completed with soccer games keeping our new fields busy.  The performance pavilion was the venue for four concerts in 2017 and the 2018 schedule is being established.  The dog park is completed and is actively used.  Much more is needed to complete our project.  Amazing people - people like you -  are asked however they can. 2018 construction is focused on Phase 2 & 3 of our project will be started and are accepting donations to keep the project rolling.

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