Until then, crews will work to install nine new windows and three new clear-glass doors, which Genck said are pivotal to the facility's success.
It might seem like a small improvement, but when we bought the building, this place felt like a dungeon," Genck said.
estimated that between 7,000 and 9,000 people attended the various activities, which included a wildly popular performance by the Satin Love Orchestra and a children's celebration, he said.
The two businesses have generated about $170,000 annually in gross revenue, Genck said.
That would leave about $37,000 that would go to other Willamalane programs, including scholarships or reduced-price offerings for other agency programs, Genck said.
is a member of the Springfield Education Fund, which raises money for the Springfield School District.
, the park district's deputy superintendent, agreed that the educational piece of the program is expensive.
It's the first town hall-style meeting Willamalane has held in recent years, said Jason Genck
, the district's deputy superintendent.
Discussion topics are up to participants, but could cover such things as future park development, innovating programs, recreation facilities and amenities, and natural area protection, Genck
, Willamalane's director of recreation services, said he was interested in hearing Henrikson's proposal but it was still too early to talk about the district's plans.
Aquatics aren't the only fun at Willamalane Park and Recreation District during the break, said Jason Genck
, the district's recreational services director.
will oversee the district's recreation programming and facilities, including aquatics, athletics, preschool and school-age programs, specialized recreation, the Adult Activity Center and Dorris Ranch.