Greenfield - By a unanimous vote, the Whitnall School Board confirmed Monday that it is open to the concept of a disc golf course in what is known as the nature pod near Whitnall high and middle schools.
With its vote, the board gave the official go-ahead to Whitnall senior Clayton Anderson to begin filling out the details of his plan. Anderson, 17, wanted to give something back to the school. So he started developing plans for a disc golf course on the 5.4-acre nature pod. The nearest disc golf course might be as far as New Berlin, said school board member T.J. Anderson, Clayton's father.
Disc golf is similar to golf, except that players throw flying discs like Frisbees toward a metal basket on a pole.
The school district owns the nature pod, a wetland parcel science classes use for their studies. That would continue, under Anderson's proposal.
Now he will work on a financing plan for the project expected to cost less than $15,000. He will also test neighbors' reactions and see what the city's perspective might be. School administrators are helping him and others in the community are interested in participating.
- Greenfield to sell passes for residents not allowed to use drop-off
- Bluemel's Garden & Landscape Center in Greenfield expands with on-site coffee garden
- Greenfield Police blotter: July 21
- St. John the Evangelist Parish to host 49th annual Family Festival (1)
- Greenfield chief meets with President's top advisers in West Wing (1)
- Greenfield Police blotter: July 14, 2016
- Cannon-lover fires eight-gun salute down Greenfield street for Fourth
- Greenfield neighbors roaring about House of Harley's thunder
- Gun, ammunition sales in Greenfield might soon require public hearings
- Greenfield to open amphitheater with proud marches, dancing, bands