The City of North Bend is inviting the community to stop by EJ Roberts Park, 500 Thrasher Avenue NE, on April 20th to see the recently completed improvements to the city’s beloved park.
City Officials and staff will be on hand for the celebration which starts at 4:30PM and features a ribbon cutting ceremony,
games, giveaways and refreshments – including barbequed hot dogs, chips, cookies and beverages.
Recent upgrades to EJ Roberts Park include a new picnic shelter, barbecue grill, playground equipment – as well as a replacement bridge and enhanced landscaping..
4.9-acre EJ Roberts Park is located in northeast area of downtown North Bend, within the Silver Creek neighborhood and features basketball and tennis courts, paved trails and playground equipment.
According to a parks survey performed by the City of North Bend in summer of 2015, residents noted a need for improving the popular park. The upgrades were part of the city’s ongoing capital improvement projects.
Most of the improvements happened in the southwest corner of the park where the existing [failed] wooden pedestrian bridge was replaced and stretches across a floodway channel. The new picnic shelter is a 6-post hexagon shaped structure, built on a concrete pad. Kids will also be happy as of the aging playground equipment was also replaced.
So stop by on April 20th and check out the newly improved EJ Roberts Park in downtown North Bend!