Phase 1 improvements to Lake Tobesofkee now complete

MACON, Georgia(41NBC/WMGT) — A recreational park that needed improvements prepares to welcome people to the area.

Bibb County officials held a ribbon-cutting, celebrating improvements to Lake Tobesofkee.

The Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax funded the project.

The new improvements include new gatehouses for Claystone, Arrowhead, and Sandy Beach. A new ranger station for its employees who once worked out of a trailer as well as new restroom facilities.

Mayor Lester Miller, commissioners, and employees talked about how much impact the changes will have on the community.

“It’s gonna bring a big economic impact but also increase the better quality of life for those who live around here,” said Mayor Miller.

Director of Lake Tobesofkee Donald Bracewell says 2020 was a rough year but they hope for a good turnout this year.

Bracewell also says they have seen a decent turnout this year. The new facility will help employees better serve the public.

Phase 2 improvements

Phase 2 improvements will start soon. It includes:

  • new pickleball courts
  • pavilions indoors and outdoors
  • new restroom facilities

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