At Site Of ‘Dilly Grove’ Amusement Park, Carrick Volunteers Hope To Have A Thriving Community Center

DEC 4, 2017 

90.5 WESA


Amy Kline moved to Carrick eight years ago, and soon after, she became acquainted with Phillips Park. Kline sent her daughter to the park’s after-school recreation center, where kids play games, work on arts and crafts and play basketball.

But Kline noticed that some parts of the park were habitually underused. She said the long, sloping green space and the 18-hole disc golf course usually sits empty, and the park’s in need of new lighting and paving.

“We’d really like to have the park and all of the trails lit well, so you can use it at any time of day, even just to pass through on your way from Brownsville to home," Kline said. "It’s not well-lit back there right now.”

So when she heard that the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy was creating a Friends of Phillips Park group this fall, Kline got on board immediately... read the full article