WXXI Local Stories
Fri May 16, 2014
Flooding Affects Some Weekend Activity At Local Parks
With the heavy rains of recent days portions of a number of public parks are under water.
Monroe County’s Parks Director Larry Staub says there doesn’t appear to be any permanent damage, just a lot of water and flooding.
Here’s an update from the county parks department on their status:
Ellison: Closed for Weekend -- All Shelter & Lodge Rentals moved to other Parks or refunded -- March of Dimes Walk moved to RIT. Dog Park Closed.
Powder Mills: South End Open -- Shelter & Lodge Rentals Open. North End Parking Lot and Facilities under water & Closed for Weekend -- Shelter & Lodge Rentals moved to other Parks or refunded. Pittsford Rotary Fishing Derby moved to Fish Hatchery Pond.
Genesee Valley: River Bend Shelter under water & Closed -- Rentals moved to other Parks. Cystic Fibrosis Walk is proceeding, as planned, on Sunday.
Churchville: All Sports Fields Closed & Athletic Leagues Cancelled
Black Creek: All Sports Fields Closed & Athletic Leagues Cancelled
Highland: Park Open. Lilac Festival Closed on Friday, will re-open on Saturday & Sunday.