The City of Orlando Parks Division is applying for a $200,000 Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program grant to help fund new improvements at Lake Fairview Park.

The City will be hosting a public meeting on August 11 at 6 p.m., at the Rosemont Community Center, 4872 Rose Bay Drive [GMap], to discuss possible park improvements and the grant application process. Proposed improvements currently include shoreline access to the public, new restrooms, sidewalks, a boardwalk, picnic facilities, and a new playground.

The grant applicatin is due August 15 and notifications of grant awards are expected in summer 2017.



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  3. How about a more “natural” playground with a water pump and sand (see playgrounds in Europe) and extending the seating of the adjoining restaurant to the outdoors, in view of the playground? Orlando is missing this kind of environment, where parents can sit and enjoy a snack/drink while watching their kids play outdoors … Photo taken at marketplace in germany