Residents in the Gower Park neighborhood will soon see a major upgrade to a popular city park.
As part of a grant request for Gower Park renovations, the City received $500,000 from the Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) through the office of the South Carolina Dept of Parks, Recreation and Tourism.
The City was required to provide a 1:1 matching requirement, bringing the total cost of the park’s renovations - which includes a reconstructed 65,000-square-foot parking lot - to $1.4 million.
CP Builders won the bid and will be renovating the courts.
courts have been paved, and the fence posts are in place. Currently, in the
waiting phase for the asphalt to cure. Crews will begin painting and striping
the courts in the next few weeks and the installation of shade structures will
CP Builders has begun court work renovations.
CP Builders will be renovating Gower Park with a reconstructed 65,000 square foot parking lot and expanding the footprint of the courts by 9,000 square feet to include: