Jamison Czarnecki in High Dive Park

Elkhart Park Superintendent Jamison Czarnecki wants residents living near parks to have a bigger say in what those parks should be like in the future.

ELKHART — Seeking to make the most of beautiful days in city neighborhoods, the Parks and Recreation Department is asking the neighbors of several parks to engage with the city on how to best use those green spaces.

Through online community conversations, residents are invited to share how they are currently using the parks, their feelings of the park’s status, and their desires for the park’s future. Information gathered will serve as a first step in the development of a strategic plan to improve amenities at Hayden Park, Weston Park, High Dive Park, Langle Park, Studebaker Park and Ullery Park.

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I would like to see some of the city parks that have not been maintained upgraded and cleaned up. Elliot Park is one such park. I am aware of its reputation in the past. It could be restored to a family friendly park quite easily.


Elliot Park is not a City park. It is now a county park (Treasure Island).


Wonderful ideals! How would you go about making it family friendly? Seems all parks are family friendly.

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