New Playground Announced

On June 4th the Eldon City Council approved the purchase of new playground equipment to be installed at Eldon Park.  The new playground will feature a play area for 2-5 year old children and a separate play area for 5-12 year olds.  The cost of this project was $48,261.70

Thanks and recognition go to the following organizations.  Grants and contributions received made this project possible.

  • Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation
  • Wapello County Foundation
  • City of Eldon
  • Gothic Area Tourism of Eldon
  • Wapello County Board of Supervisors
  • Alliant Energy

Thanks also goes to Crop Production Services and personal donations made by numerous individuals within our community.

The total vision for the playground project will include; updates to basketball court, merry-go-round renovation and installation of additional benches.

Playground installation will begin June 26th and take two days to complete.  The installation will be community lead.

Volunteers will be needed to complete the installation.  Please contact Eldon City Hall if you would like to help or make a contribution to the playground project.

Eldon Playground




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