AVILLA – The Avilla Parks Board has recently added two new members to its group. Joining Shelly VanGorder is Nate Hicks and Jessica BalyeatT.
The Park Board is responsible for administering and executing the operation of the Avilla Parks & Recreation which includes Eley Memorial Park on West Albion Street, the Ley Street Park, northeast of the Library on Ley Street and Heritage Park on East Albion Street.
Eley Memorial Park on West Albion Street offers a playground area, tennis courts, baseball/softball fields, horseshoe courts, basketball court and picnic areas.
Pavilions are available for rent at Eley Memorial Park and the Community Center can be rented as well for meetings, gatherings
The Ley Street Park offers nature trails that are open for public enjoyment during daylight hours.
There currently remains two vacancies with the board. If you are wanting to serve on this board, please contact a member of the Town Council or the Town Manager at 897-2781. Their next meeting is set for Thursday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m., at the Community Center.