Bellefontaine Joint Recreation District In Discussion Tuesday Night


Written by Izik Z. Cox

Bellefontaine Joint Recreation District President Pat Ellis kicked off the committee’s gathering Tuesday night at 7:00.

The district spent time thanking the community for their support and energy towards the Joint Recreation District in efforts to better the parks of Logan County.

Tim Hale commented on fall sports wrapping up, giving kudos to the Bellefontaine Middle School Soccer Team, Flag Football, JV and Varsity Football, and JV Competition Cheer programs for all successful achievements in the recent weeks.

Along with Basketball stating conditioning, the number of members for basketball has not fluctuated since last year.

22 students so far are involved in the school’s wrestling program.

10 Bellefontaine High School Bowlers are on the docket so far for this upcoming season starting December 17th.

The second annual photo contest was held in the parks recently.

The Grand Prize for the winner was a customizable canvas painting!

Letters to Santa boxes are to be sent out on the Friday after Thanksgiving through December 17th.

Winter Walking has commenced a planning stage and is set to begin from the 1st of January through the 1st of March.

This event will involve several schools around the area, including Benjamin Logan, Bellefontaine, Riverside, West Liberty, and Indian Lake.

Superintendent Kristopher Myers spoke on behalf of the Financial segment of the District.

Saying the following: “We maximized every penny of our budget this year…Really happy with what we’ve been able to accomplish with our budget!”

2 disc golf holes have been moved, and a T-Box is set to be relocated as well at the local Disc Golf Range.

Sidewalk Replacements are continuing on Main Street by PNC Bank and Brown Avenue.

The Bellefontaine Joint Recreation District is planning to pour a new concrete sidewalk and pad at Play at the Peek Park.

The brand-new sidewalk and pad will be accompanied by a brand-new Port-a-John.

Winterizing has been completed in all restrooms planned for closing over the winter months.

The Invasive project at Camp Myeerah has been completed for the year as well and is looked at as a great success by the district.

The Tuesday night meeting was adjourned at 7:24, as the team waited for the local election results in the following hours.