Project History

 

  • 1986 Tree Planting program established**
  • 1988 Lakeshore sprinklers, south of Vernier Road
  • 1989 Lakeshore sprinklers, north of Vernier Road
  • 1990 Lighted street signs and posts installed
  • 1990 Grosse Pointe Shores Community Picnic
  • 1991 Seascape gardens planted along Lakeshore
  • 1992 Interior Street signs
  • 1993 Grosse Pointe Shores welcome signs
  • 1993 Children’s Playscape in park
  • 1994 5-year tree replacement plan (400 trees)
  • 1995 Vernier School Bell Tower
  • 1997 Decorative stop signs installed
  • 1998 Holiday decorations for Village Offices
  • 1999 Fencing for Vernier Field
  • 2000 Tagheuer clock on Bath House
  • 2002 Park walkway and brick paver program
  • 2003 Park Entrance information sign
  • 2004 Dedication of Time Capsule
  • 2005 Viewing binoculars installed at Park
  • 2005 Teak benches added to Park
  • 2006 Four-season Pavilion built
  • 2007 Memorial tree for Officer Ellison
  • 2007 additional shaded seating added around pool
  • 2008 Park lighting replaced
  • 2008 Mendelssohn gate refurbished (north gate at Park)
  • 2008 Playscape replaced
  • 2008 1st Open our Doors fundraiser
  • 2009 25th anniversary celebration
  • 2009 swim team record boards
  • 2009 GPSIF website initiated
  • 2010 Basketball Court and equipment
  • 2010 Multi-year decorative lamp replacement program
  • 2011 Schroeder Field House
  • 2011 Woodchips added to Lake Shore road islands
  • 2011 Tree trimming on Lakeshore, south of Vernier
  • 2011 Pickleball equipment purchased for park
  • 2012 Tables and umbrellas added to park walkway look out areas
  • 2012 Park exit sign refurbished
  • 2012 Memorial tree for Roger McNeill
  • 2013 Memorial trees for Ed Brady, Paul Naz and Ed Schroeder
  • 2013 Kayak rack for park
  • 2014 Splash Pad installation
  • 2014 Gardens at Schroeder Field House and Splash Pad**
  • 2015 Portable pickleball equipment for park
  • 2015 Additional benches for the pier
  • 2015 1st Celebrate Decorate Entertain fundraiser*
  • 2016 Memorial tree for Bill Dahling
  • 2016 Fourteen new barbecue grills in Park
  • 2016 Additional kayak ramp
  • 2017 Osias Park Tree Trimming
  • 2017 Baby Pool Liner
  • 2017 Splash Pad leveling
  • 2017 Clean and maintain 8 Lakeshore seascape gardens
  • 2017 Rebuild Vernier Bell Tower Brick Wall
  • 2017 Additional pavers for Osias Park Walkway
  • 2018 Memorial tree for Kurt Tech
  • 2018 Maintain 8 Lakeshore seascape gardens
  • 2018 Exposed Aggregate Concrete at Pool House Entrance
  • 2018 Refurbished Tennis Courts

* ongoing alternate years

** ongoing

GPSIF trustees provide ongoing support of Village events