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City of Mauston and Mauston School District Unveil New Tennis Courts | Regional News

Construction of the new tennis and pickle ball courts at Lion’s Park has been completed and the courts are now open to the public.

Six tennis courts received new surfaces, lighting and posts, and two courts were painted to add pickle ball lines at Lion’s Park in Mauston.


The tennis court project was funded 50% by the City of Mauston and 50% by the Mauston School District, and the district will use the courts for summer recreation programs and for school competition. The project cost $124,684.31.

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A new surface is installed on the tennis courts at Lion’s Park in Mauston.


“I want to thank the Mauston School District for helping fund this project,” said Jordan Wilke, Mauston Parks Superintendent. “Hopefully many good years of tennis here.”

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The Lion’s Park tennis courts are retired in June before reopening in August with a new surface, lighting and posts.


Each of the six courts has a new surface, with new posts installed on each court. Several of the courts are painted to accommodate both pickle ball and tennis, with equipment available at the pickle ball cash desk at the library for those without their own equipment. New lighting has been installed to allow night play.

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Members of the Mauston School District, Park Board and Public Works watch Judge Mike Taake open the tennis and pickle ball courts.


The project is part of a near-total overhaul of Lion’s Park, as the city plans to replace the majority of the park’s playground equipment by spring 2022. Some of the newer equipment, such as the volleyball courts , swings and splash pad are not replaced.

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