Gazebo Upgrades Starting to Take Place

Posted on November 12, 2018

Construction teams will be onsite the first week of December to start renovating the Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo in Bettinger Park.

Last year, many Lakesiders gave gifts on #GivingTuesday to help enhance this beloved gathering space. Because of your generosity, we'll be gathering at a refreshed Gazebo next summer for family concerts, educational lectures and weddings.

The aesthetics of the space will be improved by adding a fresh coat of white paint and a new roof. Our Grounds Crew will enhance the landscaping with new shrubs and add new perennial and annual flowers in the spring.

To help make the venue more accessible and safe for all Lakesiders, a permeable paver system will be installed before adding new benches. The electrical system is also being upgraded so that Lakesiders can enjoy a higher-quality sound system for concerts, weddings and lectures.View the layout.

Thank you again for your generosity to enhance this special gathering space. If the Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo has played a special part in your family’s Lakeside experience, there’s still time support the project by visiting or calling (419) 798-4461, ext. 246 to make a gift.