|LOCATION||Whitelock Parkway & Franklin High Drive (EAST FRANKLIN)|
|DESCRIPTION||Bartholomew Sports Park was master planned in 2003 with consultation of local sports organizations. This park will include four lighted soccer/football fields, three to four lighted softball/baseball fields, four tennis courts, shade structures, playground equipment, restrooms, parking lot for 480 vehicles and a concession building.|
|PROGRESS||Currently at Step 8 - Construction.
The first step of construction, street improvements, began summer 2007. The street improvements project is currently at Step 8 - Construction.
Hal Bartholomew's involvement in the community of Elk Grove started with a volunteer nonprofit organization, "Elk Grove Recreation Association", which he originated to promote adult recreation programs. In 1976, Hal was appointed to the Elk Grove Recreation & Park District Board and then to the Cosumnes CSD Board, where he served a total of 18 years and was instrumental in the development of over 180 acres of parks. From 1987 to 1994 Hal served on Sacramento´s LAFCO. He has been president of the Elk Grove Chamber, Active 20-30 Club, and Home Field Advantage, along with several countless other leadership roles in the community.