TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — All are welcome to attend an open house celebrating the 100th anniversary since Rea Park was handed to the City of Terre Haute.
The City of Terre Haute, Terre Haute Parks Department and Friends of Rea Park is planning the celebration for Tuesday, August 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 pm at the Rea Park Clubhouse. Potential plans and draft renderings for the future of the park will also be showcased.
Brief announcements and a fundraising update will follow at 6:15 p.m.
Mayor Duke Bennett said the city is excited about the park’s future.
“We encourage everyone with an interest in any type of outdoor recreation to come and visit the clubhouse and see the vision for the potential future of the park,” He added.
The Friends of Rea Park is a non-profit group dedicated to the revitalization of the Rea Park Clubhouse.
Earlier this summer, the City of Terre Haute received $50,000 in READI funds from the Wabash River Regional Development Authority to go towards the potential restoration of the historic clubhouse into an all-inclusive activity social center.