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Welsh Park Improvements

Welsh Park Dedication Celebration

May 22 | 1:00-3:00 pm, 651 Russell Road
Join the Park Board and staff for the Grand Opening of Welsh Park to celebrate the completion of our park renovation. Enjoy a ribbon-cutting, pop-up activities, and refreshments.

*Originally scheduled for May 15, due to rainy weather conditions, the Dedication was moved to May 22*

Construction Begins!

In late July 2020, local company Irving Construction began construction on the Welsh Park project. Select areas of the park will be closed during construction and the park improvement project is scheduled for completion in the Fall 2020. A Welsh Park Grand Opening/Park Dedication is slated for the Spring of 2021.

New Playground

The public voted on the new playground color scheme in early May 2020! Option C won with the most votes. Check out the winning design and color scheme below:
Welsh Color C

Grant Approved

The DeKalb Park District is proud to share that our community was awarded a $395,800 matching grant for the renovation of Welsh Park. Read the press release at to learn more.

Master Plan Information

At the special board meeting on July 30, 2019, the board approved a site master plan for Welsh Park. They also authorized moving forward with a grant application for OSLAD funds from the Department of Natural Resources for the project. The updated site plan is below.

Approved Concept Plan (click photo to enlarge)

Welsh Park Site Plan

Toddler Garden at Welsh Park