There IS a plan, but some things remain to be determined.
Wayland volunteers turned out in force last year to build the foundations for two ice skating rinks at Cochituate Ball Field. And then Mother Nature let everyone down. In spite of last year's unusually warm winter (that was mostly uncondusive to ice rinks), two new tarps have been ordered and Wayland's Board of Public Works and Recreation Department are currently working out the details to give ice rinks new life in Wayland this winter. Two white tarps, both 100 feet by 100 feet, have been ordered. The hope is that the white tarps will better reflect the sunlight, keeping the surface of the ice cooler than the blue tarps did last year. The rails and hardware from last year will be reused, and yes, there will be an opportunity to volunteer …
This letter was submitted by Wayland resident Marcella Schubert.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Jumping on an opportunity created by a Recreation employee’s retirement, Wayland Selectmen voted to cede control of recreation programs to Sudbury calling it a collaboration. Why should Sudbury Recreation select and supervise programs for Wayland? How can we guarantee the first-rate customer service we are used to? Remember, a similar collaboration was attempted with the Sudbury and Wayland transfer stations. After a pilot program, Sudbury Selectmen listened to their residents and soundly rejected the plan when, as Wayland Patch reported, it caused an impassioned response that the minimal cost savings….would not be worth what Sudbury would lose in terms of quality. This Sudbury rejection thwarted Wayland administrators who want to build on…