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Briarwood Park & Shana Ellman Playgound

Location

Greenbriar Drive & Eastwood
Deerfield, IL 60015

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Acreage/Park Size

7.69 / 11.96


Amenities

  • Ball Diamond
  • Basketball Court
  • Ice Skating (Outdoor)
  • Nature Walk
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground Equipment
  • Soccer Field
  • Tennis Courts (Outdoor-Lined for Pickleball)
  • Walking/Biking Path



History

  • 1965 Received a deed to land which became Briarwood Park
  • 1971 Referendum passed to purchase Briarwood Nature Preserve
  • 1976 Department of Conservation grant received to purchase Briarwood Nature Preserve
  • 1987 Shana Ellman Memorial Playground installed
  • 2003 Briarwood basketball courts constructed and renovation of Briarwood Park Playground
  • 2004 Master plan created for Briarwood Nature Area
  • 2009 Installed porous paver parking lot at Briarwood Nature Area and received streambank and wetland restoration grant from Lake County Stormwater Management
  • 2015 Briarwood Park basketball and tennis courts renovated
  • 2017 Briarwood Park Playground renovated