Bedford Park on River Hills Road in Eagleby has had the first soil turned for the new Twin Rivers Community Mallet Sports Club Inc croquet courts.
The park recently received a new nature themed playground, some of the unused area of the park is to be turned into two permeant courts.
“We’re building two new croquet courts at Bedford Park, right here in Eagleby,” said Cr Karen Murphy.
“I joined my colleagues Bert van Manen MP, Melissa McMahon – MP and the Twin Rivers Community Mallet Sports Club Inc to turn the first sod to mark the start of construction.
“The club have worked hard over the last 13 years to grow mallet sports in Logan and I’m so proud to have them here in Division 12.
“Special thanks to President Maia and the club’s build team who have worked incredibly hard on this project.”
Work is expected to take several months to complete with club members eagerly awaiting the opening.
Bert van Manen MP who is a patron of the club, joined councillors and club members at the site.
“As patron of the Club, I joined President Maia McGhee, Cr Karen Murphy, Melissa McMahon MP and the team as the first sod was turned on their expansion.
“Two new croquet courts are under construction, which will help support growth of the sport in Logan and membership at the Club.”