Green-lighted: Marine Parks other planned renovations

Close to the pin: When Marine Park's bocce courts are renovated, the city hopes the proverbail ball wil land clsoe to this rendering.
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Marine Parkers are up in arms that they won’t be able to use their beloved basketball and tennis courts for a year and a half while the Parks Department gussies up their eponymous park. But the sport courts aren’t the only things getting a fresh coat of paint. Here’s a breakdown of all the improvements the city will make over the course of the 17-month, $6.15 million project:

• Construction of three new canopied and lit bocce courts

• Renovation to four handball courts

• Construction of six new handball courts

• Renovation of 15 existing tennis courts

• Reconstruction of four existing basketball courts

• Installation of adult fitness equipment at the Marine Park Oval

• Creation of a lawn picnic area with tables

• Creation of paved seating area with game tables

• Creation of formal garden area with seating

• Renovation of existing path pavements

• New drinking fountains, benches and trash receptacles

• Landscaping improvements

Reach reporter Colin Mixson at or by calling (718) 260-4505.
Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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