RCS Empowers, Inc. and the Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on
August 12, 2019 to celebrate the Grand Opening of the RCS Trailside Park and the 40-foot mural created by regional artists Kris Morse and Tim Decker depicting Sheboygan’s lakefront. Community members will have an opportunity to view the completed project that began in the fall of 2017.
The park provides a unique opportunity to enjoy the outdoors on the public trail without obstacles in accessing public recreation areas. The walkways, benches, and covered picnic tables are connected directly to the Shoreland
400 Rail Trail (public bike path), so wheelchairs, scooters, bike carriers with children, and those with mobility issues do not have to navigate any uneven terrain. “The RCS Trailside Park is open to the public, RCS participants, and
staff,” said RCS President, Martha VandeLeest. “Our goal is for the park to be a welcoming and friendly space where
individuals can stop to picnic, socialize, get inspired by local art, and enjoy the outdoors.”