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  • This past winter with the demolition of the old, open-air part of the building
  • As it appeared this winter during the early stages of the rennovation project
  • New steel on the exterior walls as well as the roof
  • Features new windows and overhead doors
  • Concrete was poured in the new addition on Wednesday, April 19
  • A worker uses a power trowel to finish concrete in the new addition
  • Features five overhead doors
  • Workers trowel poured cement
  • Addition has new cement floor
  • Renovation includes insulation to the ceiling of the kitchen area
  • The addition is nearly ready for use
  • Concrete aprons poured

 

If you haven't checked out Joe Pietrek, Jr., Memorial Park lately, it's a great time to do so. The park, which opened April 15 and will remain open through Nov. 30, features a number of significant improvements.

The most eye-catching upgrade has been the transformation of Kloss Shelter, which has a new addition that is fully equipped with a new cement floor, five overhead doors that be easily opened when the weather is suitable and closed when it's not. This is a perfect spot for family reunions, graduations, receptions and other gatherings. The park's restroom facility is right next door for your convenience.

The kitchen area of the Kloss Shelter is getting a facelift, too, as remodeling continues and will soon include car siding on the ceiling and walls from 12 different tree species. The kitchen area also will include classroom space featuring instructional materials as well as a fish exhibit containing seven different species.

Improvement plans are also under way for the lower shelter at the park, which is completely enclosed and has screened windows that open.

There remains plenty of work to be done, and we would welcome individuals or groups who are interested in volunteering their time or donating to different park projects. So come check us out, even it's for an hour, as it's your park to explore and enjoy.

Pietrek Park, located at N31500 State Road 93, Arcadia, WI, is open seven days a week from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. for day users as well as overnight camping. Explore our web site to find out more about the park, how to reserve the Kloss Shelter and lower shelter, as well as campsites for the upcoming months.

Feel free to call us at (715) 538-2311, ext. 251, for more information.

 

N31500 State Rd 93
Arcadia, WI 54612


Phone
(715) 538-2311 ext. 251

Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
From the
15th of April
until the
30th of November

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