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By Chevon T. Baccus APR
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Commission Examines Park and Recreation Expansion Plans


Last updated 6/26/2019 at 4:14pm

City of Lake Wales

Scott Blackburn said he and his wife Carrie are tired of carting their four children to other communities because Lake Wales doesn't have enough recreation and sports facilities. Blackburn expressed his frustration to Lake Wales city commissioners at a recreation workshop Tuesday, June 25.

Commissioners were reviewing the latest plans for expansion of the Crystal Lake Park complex between the city library and Lake Wailes Park.

"We travel to other cities because we don't have adequate facilities," Blackburn said, noting there are often wait lists to use the city's five tennis courts.


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