The park district in Springfield, Ohio maintains more than 1,300 acres of parks, 36 holes of golf at the Reid Memorial Golf Complex, roads, trails, wetlands, and more, with an annual budget of about $4 million. The city will give a total of $1.1 million to the park district, including a recently approved $150,000 subsidy, which is primarily needed to cover a loss at the golf course.
Vote Likely on Fate of 93-Year-Old Ohio Course
At a meeting on Monday December 9, the Board of the National Trail Parks and Recreation District was scheduled to review the financial outlook for Snyder Park GC in Springfield, Ohio. “I really don’t know that we have much of a choice [but to close the course],” said one Board member. “The numbers are talking pretty loudly.”