– Projects to covert two former golf courses in the 196th Legislative District to parks each received $250,000 in grants through the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s (DCNR) Bureau of Recreation and Conservation, Rep. Seth Grove (R-Dover) announced today.
Dover Township will use its grant to develop Eagle View Park. Under the grant, work includes the construction of walkways, a disc golf course, an outdoor classroom and a pavilion, as well as stormwater management, landscaping, ADA access and other improvements. The park, the site of a former driving range and golf course is located along Municipal Road and has been unused for years.
The grant for Jackson Township will be used develop the front-nine holes of Little Creek Golf Course. Work under the grant includes the construction of walkways, multipurpose fields, pickleball course and a basketball court, as well as ADA access, landscaping and other improvements.
“The grants will help provide additional recreational options to all residents. Both these sites are prime for recreation and are located close to populated areas,” Grove said. “These projects will have a positive impact on our area. I want to thank the respective townships for taking on such monumental tasks.”
In addition to the grants for Dover and Jackson townships, York County received a $237,500 grant to further develop Rocky Ridge Park. Work under the grant would include the construction of a pedestrian walkway and stormwater management as well as ADA access, landscaping and other improvements.
The grant program assists local governments and recreation and conservation organizations with funding for projects related to parks, recreation and conservation.
Representative Seth Grove
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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