Challenge course added to Mundelein park

A public ribbon-cutting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday for the new challenge course at Leo Leathers Park, Buckingham Road and Manor Lane in Mundelein. The event will feature community leaders, local officials and park supporters, as well as a special superhero guest. The challenge course is designed for ages 5 to 12 and incorporates features including a vertical cargo net, rope climb, spider walk, peg bridge, and angled overhead ladder designed to test strength, balance, agility, and problem-solving skills. The park also has ball fields, basketball courts, fishing, a playground, a walking/jogging path, and a nine-hole disc golf course. Visit

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