THUNDERBOLTS Field

We are making PROGRESS! Still a ways to go!!

Thanks to all the moms, dad, relatives, friends and players who have been working on the field since 6/17/20

 19051 S Halsted St. Glenwood, IL
DIRECTIONS

ORIGINAL MAINTENANCE
CREW 2010


HERE’S WHATS LEFT TO DO!

WEED THE FIELD

WEED WACK ALONG THE FENCES & DUGOUTS

CUT/TRIM SOD UP THE BASEBATHS

HUGE PILE SCREENING THAT HAS BEEN LEFT JUST BEHIND THE MOUND 3rd BASE

DRAG THE INFIELD

FIX THE NETTING AT THE TOP OF THE BASELINE FENCES

PAINT THE FENCE

RESEAT THE BASES

 

TO DO

 

          MESH FENCING

At top of the fence just installed (about 4′) a mesh net needs to be installed along 3rd base line & cleaned up along the 1st base line

90% COMPLETE

             DUGOUTS

Need to be built for each side

COMPLETED!

BATTING CAGE

..for batting practice
WE HAVE THE NETTING

SOD CUTTING

Need to trim up the base paths and along the back edge of the infield/front edge of the outfield

BASES

RE-SET, MEASURE, INSTALL, SECURE BASES AT
60′, 70′, 80′ & 90′

SHED

BUILD, INSTALL outdoor shed to hold tractor, field tools, baseball equipment

TRACTOR

NEED A TRACTOR!
To drag infield before/after practices & games.

We have spent over 8 years developing and
maintaining our field in Glenwood, IL.
It’s a lot of work and there is still a long way to go.
The goal has been and still is to use it for practice
for ALL ages and to play games for all of our teams.
This field when completed will greatly enable the
ILLIANA THUNDERBOLTS program to grow, save
money on field rentals, and generate revenues through
concessions.

2019’s excessive rain and 2020’S craziness has
created a situation where the field NEEDS WORK!

Thunderbolt Field is located at
19051 S. Halsted Glenwood, IL. click HERE for map

The playing field is part of the Living Springs Church complex.
The field is situated just to the south east of the church parking lot.
(Cannot be seen from Halsted Ave.)

The Thunderbolts have been practicing at this field since 2012 and
have been methodically improving it during that 8 year period to
the point where we are VERY CLOSE  to RESUME playing  games here.

CLICK TO SEE FIELD PROGRESS

CLICK HERE FOR INSPIRATION

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