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CONE PARK GROUNDBREAKING MOVES PROJECT FORWARD

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SIOUX CITY’S CONE PARK PROJECT IS ONE STEP CLOSER TO REALITY FOLLOWING A GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY THURSDAY.

CITY OFFICIALS AND PARK COMMITTEE MEMBERS TURNED THE FIRST SHOVELS OF DIRT FOR THE ESTIMATED THREE AND A HALF MILLION DOLLAR PROJECT LOCATED IN MORNINGSIDE NEAR THE IBP ICE CENTER.

CONE PARK CO-CHAIRMAN CRAIG BERENSTEIN HAS BEEN WORKING ON THE PROJECT FOR THE PAST DECADE:


OC……..FANTASTIC FEELING. ;16

THE PARK IS BEING BUILT IN HONOR OF THE RUTH CONE FAMILY WHOSE BEQUEST GREW TO $2.9 MILLION FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW PARK IN SIOUX CITY:


OC……….THAT IS UNMATCHED. ;23

CONE PARK WILL FEATURE A LIGHTED TUBING HILL WITH AUTOMATED SNOW-MAKING EQUIPMENT, A DAY LODGE, AN ICE SKATING RINK TO DOUBLE AS A SPLASH PAD IN THE SUMMER MONTHS AND A RECREATIONAL TRAIL.

CITY PARKS AND RECREATION DIRECTOR MATT SALVATORE SAYS THE FACILITY WILL BE A MAJOR AREA ATTRACTION WHEN COMPLETED:


OC………FORTH TO THE CITY. :15

THE PARK IS ANTICIPATED TO OPEN TO THE PUBLIC IN DECEMBER OF 2017.