Algonquin invites community input on Towne Park design

Water rushes under a walking bridge Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at Towne Park in Algonquin.

The village of Algonquin will hold a public meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to plan the future of Towne Park.

The meeting will be held both in-person at the Ganek Municipal Center, 2200 Harnish Drive, and virtually at

The meeting is the second of the village’s master plan process. Recommendations of the study will be presented for public comment. Community input will help the village finalize the design, layout and other elements of Towne Park.

Towne Park, a 12-acre park located right off Main Street, is one of the village’s most popular and heavily used parks, according to the village’s project website. The park currently includes a baseball diamond, playground, benches, bathrooms and picnic area.

Potential improvements include improved visitor access for all users, including bicyclists, motorists and pedestrian; new playground equipment; an updated ball field, new shelter and picnic area, improved walking paths, enhanced natural areas and the addition of an amphitheater.

To learn more about the project, go to