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State of Birdland
« on: April 14, 2019, 08:44:35 PM »
I wanted to let everyone know what's happening out at Lake Olathe.   Most of Phase 1 of the park renovation is scheduled to be completed by mid June. Unfortunately the Disc Golf course was impacted more than the Architect, the City, or I thought it would, mostly due to a bust in the estimated amount of excavated material from the construction. It does however currently look like the course will be open this year, hopefully by late Summer. When the course is planted again we can look forward to longer tee boxes and new holes that I think will be super cool and unlike anything else in the region!

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Re: State of Birdland
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2019, 06:46:27 AM »
Thanks for the update!
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« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2019, 11:59:44 AM »
I wanted to let everyone know what's happening out at Lake Olathe.   Most of Phase 1 of the park renovation is scheduled to be completed by mid June. Unfortunately the Disc Golf course was impacted more than the Architect, the City, or I thought it would, mostly due to a bust in the estimated amount of excavated material from the construction. It does however currently look like the course will be open this year, hopefully by late Summer. When the course is planted again we can look forward to longer tee boxes and new holes that I think will be super cool and unlike anything else in the region!

Thanks Tom!

Can you give us an idea of what parts of the course will be gone and what will stay?  Or will it be a complete redesign?
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Re: State of Birdland
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2019, 12:47:09 PM »
I wanted to let everyone know what's happening out at Lake Olathe.   Most of Phase 1 of the park renovation is scheduled to be completed by mid June. Unfortunately the Disc Golf course was impacted more than the Architect, the City, or I thought it would, mostly due to a bust in the estimated amount of excavated material from the construction. It does however currently look like the course will be open this year, hopefully by late Summer. When the course is planted again we can look forward to longer tee boxes and new holes that I think will be super cool and unlike anything else in the region!

Thanks Tom!

Can you give us an idea of what parts of the course will be gone and what will stay?  Or will it be a complete redesign?

That is yet to be determined, but after touring the grounds with the City Saturday, not much will be the same, and what's coming is going to be unbelievable!  ;)

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Re: State of Birdland
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2019, 09:18:33 PM »
Any updates?

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Re: State of Birdland
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2019, 05:35:03 AM »
Any updates?

The Parks department should have a contractor building tee boxes this month. We have some woods to clear on three holes and we have to plant new sleeves. I'm hoping this happens before Thanksgiving. New signage and new trees will come along over the next six months or so.