Grant awarded to Farley park project

The City of Farley was recently awarded a matching grant for $100,000 for the Farley Park Legacy Project from the Wellmark Foundation, a nonprofit foundation created by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Iowa.

The park project has until Aug. 25 to secure matching funds to get the grants.

The project will include the addition of three new sport courts dedicated to tennis and pickleball, basketball and sand volleyball; an enclosed pavilion; a 4,000 square foot splash pad; a new walking trail around the park; a retention pond for better drainage and flood prevention; updated ADA accessible sidewalks and lighting throughout the park.