ROSELLE, NJ - The dedication ceremony for the new track and field that has been under construction for months in Warinanco Park was held on Tuesday afternoon.
The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, joined the elected officials and community leaders from the Borough of Roselle, The City of Elizabeth and the City of Linden to say a few words and cut the ribbon dedicating the new addition to the park.
The new Track and Field is now home to a new and improved eight lane running track, a multi-use turf for field soccer, football and track.
Field lighting, new bleachers with ada features, stadium concessions and restrooms are in place or still being added.
Roselle Mayor Jamel C. Holley and Elizabeth Mayor Christian Bollwage each highlighted the significance for their community of the upgrades to the athletic field. The Roselle Rams Varsity football team, who are now the Conference Champs, where also in attendance to have the first run on the new turf.
This project was paid for through capital project funds from the Department of Parks and Recreation, total cost of the upgrade to the track and field facility is a little more than $4 million.