WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The City of Wisconsin Rapids has released a survey to select a name for the new park located at 681 Chestnut St., including the Aquatics Center, skate park, playground equipment, splash pad, outdoor shelter, tennis court, and pickleball courts.
From December 1 through December 15, the public can respond to a survey of three names for the new park:
From June 1 through June 30, the public submitted 81 park names to the City of Wisconsin Rapids. Staff worked together to narrow the list down to five top choices, based first on the criteria that the name have some relevance to the city. Staff also considered marketability of the name.
On October 11, the Park & Recreation Commission discussed the list provided by staff and selected two of the new park names, in addition to the current park name for the public to vote on. The name selected for the park will be used in marketing and branding materials, website, and logo items for the park and Aquatics Center. Currently, there are no plans to replace signage at the park.
“This was a unique opportunity for residents, funders and users to get involved in naming our new park. I want to thank the public for their thoughtful and creative suggestions. I look forward to seeing which name the public selects,” said Mayor Shane Blaser.
Visit wirapids.org to respond to the public survey. To learn more about the WRRC or make a donation, visit wirapids.org/wrrc-aquatics.