Bike park, new features unveiled for Mishawaka’s Mary Gibbard Park
By Joseph Dits South Bend Tribune
MISHAWAKA — A new outdoor bike park for kids — complete with BMX jumps unique to northwest Indiana — will be among the new features of Mary Gibbard Park, which the city hopes to reopen next summer after a $1 million overhaul.
So will a new playground, a low zipline, WiFi and a splash pad to replace the small pool in this park at the southwest corner of the city.
Kids at LaSalle Elementary School gathered in assembly Monday to see the final plans, swooning and cheering. Back in the spring, they’d drawn pictures of what they wanted in the park. Many of them, like the bike park, will be reality.
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