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LCG to install new basketball goals at Girard Park

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Posted at 2:40 PM, Apr 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-09 15:40:56-04

Lafayette Consolidated Government will install new basketball goals at Girard Park in the coming weeks.

Officials say all four basketball goals and posts on the outdoor court at Girard Park will be replaced. Three of the four goal posts were in jeopardy of falling and were removed for safety reasons.

The remaining goal is safe to use, LCG said.

Materials have been ordered by the Parks and Recreation Department and fabrication is expected to start next week.

New backboards and rims will also be installed.

LCG said that the basketball courts at Girard Park are some of the most heavily used courts in the city.

Players can look forward to having a full court again once the project is completed in three to four weeks, they said.

Alternate Lafayette Parks and Recreation locations with outdoor basketball courts:

  • Acadiana Park
  • Carencro Park
  • Chargois Park
  • City Park
  • Dalton “Pee-Wee” Leblanc Park
  • Debaillon Park
  • Derby Playground
  • Dorsey-Donlon Park
  • Heymann Park
  • J. W. James Playground
  • Judice Park
  • Lil’ Woods Playground
  • Mouton Playground
  • Neyland Park
  • Pa Davis Park
  • Picard Park
  • St. Anthony Playground
  • Thomas Park

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