underwood park

Pickleball courts nearly finished

Sep 22, 2021
The new pickleball courts at Underwood Park in Lake City appeared to be missing just one thing Tuesday, Sept. 21: nets. Those are on backorder and expected to arrive next week, according to city Public Works Director Scott Jensen. In the meantime, players can bring portable nets to use on the...

Making do on new pickleball courts

Aug 18, 2021
A photo posted in the Lake City Pickleball Group Facebook Page shows local pickleball players supplying nets and chalk lines to make the unfinished courts at Underwood Park usable for play. The new courts replace the tennis and pickleball courts removed from the Lake City Marina during the Ohuta...

Pickleball courts under construction

Jul 21, 2021
A Glander Excavating bulldozer moves soil at the construction site for new pickleball courts at Underwood Park. The new courts will replace the ones lost when the Marina tennis and pickleball courts were removed in conjunction with the Ohuta Beach reconstruction project.

Walkers visit Long Point, plan Jewell walk

Jun 30, 2021
Wednesday, June 23, 15 walkers met for Walking Lake Pepin’s (WLP) weekly group walk. The path along the Sand Point trail, starting at the wayside rest on Goodhue County 2 led the group to the shores of Lake Pepin at Long Point. The trail was well groomed with little annoyance from bugs. Once...

City in a pickle regarding amenities

Apr 7, 2021
Think you’ve heard it all concerning Lake City’s pickleball pickle because you’ve read about the council vote on funding and informative arguments in letters to the editor? If that’s your view, you’re as wrong as the vote on the matter by the well-intentioned city council. Sadly in their search for...

City should bear full cost of pickleball courts

Mar 31, 2021
I do not understand why the Lake City City Council decided not to pay for the total replacement of the pickleball courts. The city stole the playing area for another purpose. Pickleball, a fun, recreational game named after a dog – Pickles, is played all over the United States. But I guess not in...

Council pickleball offer follows recent trend

Mar 17, 2021
On March 8, the Lake City City Council offered local pickleball boosters roughly the same terms it has offered some other local groups seeking new amenities: raise half the cost and the city will pay the other half. Pickleball is a net sport played with paddles on a court the size of a badminton...

City skating rink opens

Jan 27, 2021
Lake City’s municipal ice skating rink at Underwood Park opened late last week. Unseasonably warm temparatures earlier this winter made ice formation at the rink difficult, leaving skaters to find other venues such as the one on Lake Pepin near the government pier. Now that it’s been cold enough...

Ice skating rink open

Dec 26, 2019
The ice skating rink at Underwood Park in Lake City is now open. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and weekends from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Underwood Park is located at the corner of North 10th Street and Wabasha County Road 5.

A time to skate

Jan 3, 2019
Single-digit temperatures didn't keep these people indoors on New Year's Day. Dozens of skaters spent the last day of Lake City schools' Christmas break enjoying the outdoors at Underwook Park skating rink. The warming house at the rink is open Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and...

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