Council approves 'active aging' updates for McDonough Park

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Updates at a local park are moving forward after approval Tuesday night from the city council.

The Chippewa Valley Pickleball Club is looking to expand McDonough Neighborhood Park beyond new pickleball courts, and Tuesday night, the Eau Claire City Council approved plans to update the park.

Changes to the park will focus on 'active aging' - and could include new walking trails, a better view of dells pond, a plaza area, and bocce ball.

Moving forward, the pickleball club and the city plan to work on fundraising and grant writing to get the improvements started.