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City Receives Award of Excellence for New Lasselle Sports Park

The City of Moreno Valley received an Award of Excellence from the California Park & Recreation Society (CPRS) for Lasselle Sports Park.  The City’s recognition in the category of Excellence in Facility Design will be honored at the 2015 CPRS Conference and Expo in March.

Lasselle Sports Park was built as part of a master development agreement and was completed at no cost to the City.  The 13-acre park was opened to the public on September 27, 2014 and is located at 17155 Lasselle Street.  It has three lighted football fields, a walking track, two playgrounds, restroom and concession area, and on-site parking.

According to Betsy Adams, Parks & Community Services Director, “The CPRS awards program is the highest recognition our agency can receive, and our award is a credit to the staff and partners that made this happen.  We are honored to receive this award on behalf of our community.”

CPRS Executive Director Stephanie Stephens acknowledges that award winning agencies “represent the finest in initiatives addressing community issues, recreation programming, park planning, facility design, and marketing and communications in California.” 

CPRS presents awards in five categories:

  • Creating Community Award of Excellence
  • Excellence in Design – Park Planning
  • Excellence in Design – Facility Design
  • Marketing & Communications Award of Excellence
  • Professional & Service

CPRS is a membership organization with 3,300 members representing the 535 local parks and recreation agencies throughout the state.  The mission of CPRS is to advance the profession and its members through education, networking, resources, and advocacy.

Lasselle Sports Park

Lassell Sportts Park