Legion Park: 9655 Midland Blvd.
Please be advised that the City has received notification on November 15th, 2017 that it has been awarded the St Louis County Municipal Park Grant in the amount of $475,000.00 for the sole dedication of the Legion Park Renovation Project at Legion Park.
The City proposed the following improvements to Legion Park in the Grant Application: Installation of a multi-use field through the demolition and re-grading of the existing ball field and restrooms, insertion of energy efficient field lighting and irrigation for the multi-use field, sodding of the multi-use field and surrounding area, and the re-grading of the bio-retention area to infiltrate surface storm water runoff.
A special thank you to the Mayor, City Council Members, Parks Commission Members, and SWT Design who helped City Staff with this grant application. In addition, the City of Overland is thankful to the Municipal Park Grant Commission of St. Louis County for the opportunity to apply for and receive such a wonderful grant to help fund the Legion Park Renovation Project.
This Park is open to the public from one-half (1/2) hour before sunrise to one-half (1/2) hour after sunset daily, except for the following locations: Tennis court facility at Woodson Road Park which shall be open until 10:30 P.M. and athletic fields, subject to the issuance of a Field Permit, at Legion Park which shall be open until 11:00 P.M.
There is no overnight parking or camping at any of the City Parks. City of Overland Parks can close, without notice, due to weather conditions, maintenance, and/or reconstruction.
No person shall park any vehicle upon parking surfaces located in any City Park at any time unless such parking is in connection with some other immediate and lawful use of the park by the operator of said vehicle or its passengers. Nothing in this Section shall be construed so as to prohibit the use of said parking facilities at any time by emergency vehicles or municipal vehicles of the City of Overland, nor shall any provision hereof be so construed as to prohibit the parking of a vehicle in the City Park while the driver remains in attendance at said vehicle. (City Ord. Sec. 355.180)
All motorized vehicles must remain in the parking lots and are not allowed on any off-road areas such as park pathways, grass, fields, etc.
Any person who violates the provisions of this Section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.
For more information call the City of Overland Parks & Recreation Department at (314) 428-0490.