The city of Red Bud, IL received a $400,000 grant from the Open Space Land Acquisition and Development program to move forward with plans to renovate the historic Ratz Memorial Park. Plans for the park include adding a splash pad, workout area, and several other amenities.
Construction is set to take place between April and September of 2024.
“I’m excited for the opportunities this renovated park will bring to the residents and families of Red Bud,” Rep. Friess said. “Parks are wonderful places for families and children to enjoy the great outdoors in our communities. The new amenities included in Red Bud’s plans are exciting ones I believe the residents here will thoroughly enjoy.”