Bartow, Florida — Due to construction, Polk County Parks and Recreation’s Bartow AG Arena will be closed August 1 through September 11. $114,000 worth of improvements were voted on by commissioners back in April. The money comes from a grant by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Improvements will include additional bleachers, sound system repairs and irrigation system repairs. The Bartow AG Arena is at 1702 U.S. 17 S., Bartow, FL 33830. For more information, call (863) 534-4340.