Ribbon Cutting Will Unveil Over $400 Thousand in Improvements
COMPTON—After nearly 15 years of neglect, Compton’s South Park has reopened with more than $400 thousand dollars in improvements, funded by the City’s local tax initiative, Measure P.
Compton Councilmember Emma Sharif hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday, marking the completion of the South Park Improvement Project, unveiling new amenities at the approximate 5-acre park at the corner of Chester Ave. and East Caldwell St.
The project boasts a new playground, 7-stations of outdoor exercise equipment, a new decomposed granite walking trail complete with doggi-pot stations and distance signage, an outdoor restroom, family picnic stations, two renovated basketball courts, and lighting upgrades to the youth baseball field and picnic area. The refurbished park boasts a new playground, walking trail, basketball courts and various other upgrades.