Date: March 27, 2015
Location: Willoughby Bike Park
In Attendance: Jason Grijzen, Marketa Kostrova, and Dan Millsip

 

GENERAL ITEMS

  • General clean-up needed. Bits of trash and debris scattered around entire site.
  • Large blue steel sign has been vandalized several times and should be moved to a more conspicuous location at the north west entrance to the park.
Sign has been vandalized

Sign has been vandalized

 

BMX TRACK
  • Large rocks need to be removed, safety hazard
  • Drainage Issues
  • Ditches between runs need to be cleared
  • Pieces of lumber need to be cleaned up/disposed of
  • Turn at East end of track needs rebuilding

 

Drainage issues at BMX Park

Drainage issues at BMX Park

Drainage issues at BMX track

Drainage issues at BMX track

 

JUMP TRACK

  • Boulders need to be removed, safety hazard
  • Some jumps need repairing where dirt has been dug out and/or added
  • Consider permanent jump structures constructed of wood, steel, and/or concrete, so that jumps can not be altered.
Large boulders need removing at Jump Track

Large boulders need removing at Jump Track

 

WAVE TRACK

  • Needs power washing to remove algae buildup, safety issue

 

PUMP TRACK

  • Dirt has been removed and relocated — holes need to be filled in, safety hazard
  • Water accumulating in low spots
  • General fixing of bumps
Pump Track

Pump Track hole and south west bank

Water filled hole at Pump Track

Water filled hole at Pump Track

 

TRIALS AREA

  • Wooden berm — should be removed as the lack of adequate entrance and exit prohibit proper use
  • Build more trials structure where wooden berm is/was
  • Some pieces of wood have been attached using deck screws which don’t adequately hold and tend to break off. Remove deck screws (applied by Township Parks staff) and replace with galvanized spiral nails.
  • Main wood structure in Trials Area needs general repairs (minor)
Wood berm at Trials Area

Wood berm at Trials Area

 

SKILLS AREA

  • Swivel Teeter Totter needs repair or removal (perhaps replace with non-swiveling teeter totter.
  • Parts from old teeter totters need to be removed.
  • Some wood on structures needs replacing
  • Large Discombobulator needs minor maintenance (bolts tightened etc).
Swivel Teeter Totter hinge is broken

Swivel Teeter Totter hinge is broken

Large Discombobulator base needs maintenance

Large Discombobulator base needs maintenance

Big Discombobulator lag bolts need tightening

Big Discombobulator lag bolts need tightening

Broken boards

Broken boards

Old structures need removal

Old structures need removal

 

Old structures need removal

Old structures need removal

 

 Volunteer to give us a hand!

As you can see from the report above, some maintenance work is needed in our park. If you have a morning or afternoon available and would like to help out, we’d welcome your participation. Sign up on our Volunteer Page!