A new pavilion is being constructed at . Under the guidance of Parks Director Marty Tilton and funded by the Hillview Enterprise and the Land Utilization Committee.
Operations Director/Department Head of Parks & Rec Maureen Stevens said, "It is expected to be completed within the week, but finishing touches will be done to it within the next couple of weeks. It will be ready for use shortly after this week."
The 30-foot by 60-foot pavilion will be covered and have several picnic tables and four charcoal grilles. It will be available for private birthday parties, weddings, company outings, and other special events. The pavilion is open for the public, unless otherwise reserved for an event. Call the Parks Department for fees and availability.
Stevens said, "This is another great addition to Ipswich River Park bringing some much needed shade for those who like to sit and watch sporting events or take in the beauty of the park."