CARLYLE LAKE, IL-(Effingham Radio) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake announce the completion of an accessible outdoor classroom located behind the Carlyle Lake Visitor Center in the Dam West Recreation Area.
The outdoor classroom consists of a 36’ x 54’ concrete pad with 24 benches and a 20’ x 30’ amphitheater shelter.
This facility was made possible with the support of eight partners and the USACE Handshake Partnership Program.
The Carlyle Lake Project was awarded $25,000 in 2020 from USACE headquarters in Washington, D.C. This seed money is used to enhance recreation projects through community partnerships.
The staff at Carlyle Lake partnered with Bayer U.S., Boy Scouts Troop 281, Bromley Excavating, Carlyle Lake Ducks Unlimited, Carlyle Lake 50th Anniversary Committee, Carlyle Lake Association, City of Carlyle, and Schaefer Contracting to complete this enhancement project.
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