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Oakwood Park Groundbreaking scheduled for December 9


Residents looking forward to improvements for 25-year old park 

NASHVILLE, TN (November 20) - A groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of improvements to Oakwood Park in north Nashville is scheduled for 12:15 p.m., December 9. 

Improvements to the 26-acre park are expected to be completed in spring 2018 and will include new pathways both paved (asphalt and concrete), primitive hiking trails, a new playground, rehabilitation of existing basketball courts and swings, water fountains, furnishings, signage, landscaping, and drainage improvements,

WHO: Mayor Megan Barry, 8th District Councilwoman Nancy Van Reece, Parks Director Monique Odom and area residents

WHAT: Groundbreaking Ceremony 

WHEN: 12:15 p.m., Saturday, December 9, 2017

WHERE: Oakwood Park, 2572 Bethwood Drive

About Metro Parks
It is the mission of Metro Parks to equitably provide everyone in Nashville with an inviting and sustainable  network of parks and greenways that offer health, wellness and quality of life through recreation, conservation and community. The department oversees 15,873 acres of open space, including 185 parks and 85 miles of greenway.