August 5, 2020

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Playground Hunt – Austin, Texas

When it comes to public parks in the city of Austin, connectivity and natural amenities are key features. Nowhere is that more true than in Austin’s northeastern corridor near the border with Cedar Park, Texas. Neighborhood design on Austin’s northern borders tends to favor development that folds artificial and natural features. That’s why it’s not […]

Big plans for the ‘people’s park’ aren’t going over well with these people

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – No dog park. No “world-class playground.” And no changes to parking. The meeting at McCoy Pavilion was organized by Save Ala Moana Park Hui. Members say the city hasn’t been listening to their voices during the planning process. Read full article

Tennessee state parks offer free hikes guided by ranger

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Rangers at all 56 state parks in Tennessee are offering free guided hikes later this month. Tennessee State Parks said in a news release Monday that free hikes are scheduled for March 23. That’s a Saturday. Read full article

St. Cloud Skate Park Project Coming In Under Budget

ST. CLOUD — The plan to build a new skate park in St. Cloud is coming in well under budget. The City Council voted to approve the construction contract during their meeting Monday night. We are really excited about the way the numbers have come in. Read full article

Sauk Rapids Council Approves Creating Designs for Park Project

SAUK RAPIDS — A plan to bring some new amenities to the parks along the river in Sauk Rapids has taken another step forward. Monday night the city council voted to approve the Riverfront Park Master Plan and move into the design stage. Read full article

Stoughton playground near Wilkins could be rebuilt with CPA funds

The playground near the Richard L. Wilkins Elementary School in Stoughton will be restored and rebuilt with $800,000 of Community Preservation Act funds, pending selectmen’s approval. STOUGHTON – The playground near the Richard L. Read full article

Chattanooga will soon have another inclusive playground for kids with disabilities

The inclusive playground will give children with disabilities the opportunity to use the park with no problem. Some families say people with disabilities should not have to sit on the sidelines while others have a good time. Read full article

Flood damages pier, playground at Riverfront Park

SHEFFIELD — As he surveyed the damage at Riverfront Park, Parks and Recreation Department Director Ricky Canup said it could have been a lot worse. Read full article

SuperKidz Club indoor playground opens in Mission

Superkidz Club features 9,500 square feet of (nearly) top-to-bottom playground equipment, including obstacle courses, nine slides, swings, a spiderweb tower and other climbing structures, a ball fit and even a play zone where kids can shoot foam balls at unsuspecting adult targets. Read full article

Old playground equipment removed from Brown Park, travels thousands of miles to children in need

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A major renovation project is going on right now at a Louisville park. Brown Park is getting a new pavilion, restrooms, and playground. The park is located in St. Matthews off of Kresge Way. Read full article