Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The final of two public meetings will be held at Civic Center East on Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Residents have an opportunity to provide feedback on what they want added, changed or enhanced at Musick Park.
The Hazelwood Parks and Recreation Division still needs additional public input about some renovations to Musick Park. The department is inviting all residents, especially those living in Ward 6, to attend final of two Musick Park Master Plan meetings, scheduled on Thursday, Dec. 13. This event will be held at Civic Center East, 8969 Dunn Road, starting at 7:30 p.m. “Hazelwood residents have a unique opportunity to provide their feedback on what they want added, changed or enhanced at Musick Park to make it a more enjoyable experience,” said Doug Littlefield, Hazelwood Parks and Recreation Division superintendent in a statement. “This master plan is being funded through a planning grant Hazelwood acquired through the Municipal Park Grant …
Friday, November 9, 2012
This event will be held at Civic Center East on Nobember 15 at 7:30 p.m.
The Hazelwood Parks and Recreation Division is inviting all residents, especially those living in Ward 6, to attend the first of two Musick Park Master Plan meetings, scheduled on Thursday, November 15. This event will be held at Civic Center East, 8969 Dunn Road, starting at 7:30 p.m. “Hazelwood residents have a unique opportunity to provide their feedback on what they want added, changed or enhanced at Musick Park to make it a more enjoyable experience,” said Doug Littlefield, Hazelwood Parks and Recreation Division superintendent in a statement. “This master plan is being funded through a planning grant Hazelwood acquired through the Municipal Park Grant Commission of St. Louis County. "(The) public input is essential to the success …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
St. Louis Sprout & About, an online resource for family events and activities listed the Hazelwood gem with other popular locations like Citygarden and Tower Grove Park.
The City of HazelwoodParks and Recreation Division unveiled Musick Park's newly renovated sprayground in May. In the few short weeks it has been open, the attraction has gained an old title back: one of St. Louis Sprout & About's Best Bets on "Spraygrounds." Since opening in 2008, the Musick Park Sprayground has been a popular hangout for kids and adults seeking cool relief from the summer heat. Some of the enhancements made to this facility include upgrades to all facets of the spray pad including the mechanical equipment, underground pipes, spray heads, fencing, and concrete with bare feet friendly surfacing. Plus, at night, the sprayground will be lit up with multi-colored lights that reflect off the shooting water, creating a rainbow…
Monday, May 14, 2012
An event full of barbeque, music and water marked the opening of Musick Park's renovated sprayground with the Hazelwood Community showing up in support.
The City of Hazelwood Parks and Recreation Division unveiled Musick Park's new sprayground on Saturday. Hazelwood residents showed up to support and try the new equipment. Ward 6 Councilman Warren Taylor cut the ribbon allowing access to the new park sprayground, and off the neighborhood kids went. Music provided a soundtrack to Musick Park as hot dogs roasted on the grill, fresh kettlecorn popped on an open flame and residents enjoyed each others' company. The City of Hazelwood also gave away custom towels for children to use to dry, embossed with the city's seal. Did you attend Saturday's event? Tell us what you thought in the comments section.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The event was unintentionally being hosted the same day as the longstanding Hazelwood School District PTA Run/Walk, which may be a reason for lower than expected signups.
The St. Stanislaus Stampede 5K Run/Walk was supposed to be part of the City of Hazelwood Big Day. Hazelwood Parks and Recreation had three major outdoor events scheduled for the day included the stampede 5k/10K run, Hazelwood's Fishing Derby and the grand re-opening of Musick Park Sprayground But the 5k run has been canceled. "They didn't have very many sign-ups," said Tim Davidson, Hazelwood's communication coordinator. "The main problem I think is the (Hazelwood School District has a Run event on Saturday -- the same day." In fact, the 31st Annual Hazelwood PTA Council Scholarship Run-Walk, which raises money for scholarships for graduating seniors, would have occurred just one hour before the Hazelwood run making it difficult for those …
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Three major parks and recreation events will occur on May 12 including the City of Hazelwood's first 5k run, the St. Stanislaus Stampede.
The City of Hazelwood is gearing up to showcase the Parks and Recreation Division on May 12 with a day packed with excitement. The department will be hosting three major city events for the public and residents to enjoy, which includes unveiling the renovated sprayground at Musick Park. The events include they city's first 5k run, the St. Stanislaus Stampede 5K Run/Walk, and Hazelwood's Fishing Derby. St. Stanislaus Stampede 5K Run/Walk Runners of all ages from high school cross country athletes to St. Louis Track Club members are invited to participate in Hazelwood’s first St. Stanislaus Stampede on May 12 at 9:30 a.m. This will become an annual event and has a nomial fee of $15 for residents and $20 for non-residents. The starting line…