Manzanola School District 3J has been awarded a GOCO (Great Outdoors Colorado) grant to renovate the Outdoor Recreation/Sports Facility at the Jr-Sr High School. The project includes replacing weathered bleachers, putting in an automated irrigation system, resurfacing both recreational fields, putting in a community walking trail around the facility, updating the outdoor sound system, adding an outdoor drinking fountain, leveling and adding chip and seal to the parking lot, and building an ADA accessible restroom to current facility. The districts has started taking bids for different parts of the project. First objective is getting football bleachers installed before first home football game on August 29th. The district has until June 19, 2016 to finish the project.