Events and Activities

Summer 2016 Tennis Lessons for Kids

Lake Park Friends is again offering tennis lessons for kids in Lake Park.

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Events and Activities

Public Meeting Re: Ravine Road Historic Footbridge

Reports will be given about various alternatives being considered concerning the historic footbridge over Ravine Road. This will be a good opportunity to ask questions and make comments. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 19 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm in the Marcia Coles Community Room, which is on the lower level of the Lake Park Pavilion at 3133 E. Newberry Blvd.


Our Lake Park Projects

Improving the area near the Steel Arch Bridge

We have the good fortune of having a fabulous Frederick Law Olmsted historic landmark park in our back yard. Preserving it and enhancing its beauty and usefulness for all our enjoyment requires the work of many people, but most importantly it requires financial support from our community members.

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The Park’s Full of Rich History

What do Lake Park and New York’s Central Park have in common?

Frederick Law Olmsted was the leading landscape architect of the second half of the 19th century, and the architect of Lake Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Olmsted is perhaps best known for the design and creation of Central Park in New York and the U.S. Capitol grounds in Washington, D.C.

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