This year the Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce is honoring the seven park commissioners who designed the hit attraction by anointing them grand marshals of Thursday’s Fourth of July Parade.

There’s a whole lot going on at the Glen Arbor Park. When the Sun visited May 7 at 4 p.m. for this update, we saw earthmovers trawling back and forth, smoothing the ground for three pickleball courts over by the hardware’s garden center; plumbers working on the bathroom facility in the center of things; a landscape architect shooting pictures over by the adult workout equipment, while workers for the general contractor were busy in the southwest quadrant of the park.

Work began late this summer to implement the Glen Arbor Park improvement plan which was presented to the township earlier this year and approved by voters Aug. 8. The plan includes removal of many oak trees—some of which have already been taken out—and the two signature pine trees which frame either end of the tennis courts.

By Linda Alice Dewey Sun contributor Renovation and expansion is on the docket for the Glen Arbor Park, home of the township’s only public playground and tennis courts. Some improvements are scheduled to commence in late August, regardless of the results of an August 8 bond election. The rest depends on voters. Glen Arbor park […]