Historic Fountain Square Park

Memorial park in center of downtown square with memorials, a bandstand, playground areas, and fountain in middle. World War I Tribute – 1927, includes: • Flagpole (1) • Fountain (1) […]

Yatker Park

By Les Smith, Park Board (February 22nd, 2000, Red Oak Express) Yatker Park shares the spotlight this week. This park has been referred to with several different names- Triangle Park, […]

Chautauqua Park

By Les Smith, Park Board (October 12th, 1999) Chautauqua Park steps into the park spotlight this week. Chautauquas are educational and recreational assemblies with programs that include lectures, concerts, speeches, […]

Eggert Park (2nd Ave. Park)

By Les Smith, Park Board (March 7th, 2000, Red Oak Express) This past year (1999) the family of parks gained a new member with the addition of the first park […]

Wilson Playground

By Les Smith, Park Board (February 29th, 2000, Red Oak Express) This next series of park spotlights will feature “the neighborhood” parks located around the city. What qualifies as a […]

Dutton Park

By Les Smith, Park Board (February 15th, 2000, Red Oak Express) Dutton Park enters the park spotlight this week. Located at Sixth and Grimes, this park is named after Cecil […]

Red Oak Sports Complex

By Les Smith, Park Board (January 25th, 2000) The Sports Complex steps up to the plate in this week’s park spotlight. Prior to the complex being built, baseball and softball […]

Wilson Park

By Les Smith, Park Board (August 24th, 1999, Red Oak Express) To inform the public of the various parks the city of Red Oak has around the community, this will […]

College Park

By Les Smith, Park Board (Feb. 8th, 2000, Red Oak Express) College Park has the spotlight shine on it this week. Consisting of an entire city block, College Park is […]