Playground Review: Alpine Groves Park

Alpine Groves Park

Date:05/06/2016

Shade

  • Tall pine and live oak tree encompass the park. There are very few full sunny spots

Ground

  • The ground consists of wood chips

Restrooms

  • Male & Female Restrooms. I did not check the men’s room for a changing table.

Swings

  • There are 2 baby swings full cup
  • There are 2 traditional swings
  • 1 “tire” swing. (Not an actual tire)

Jungle Gym

  • There is a play structure that has 2 steep slides and a roller slide. It also contains a bouncy bridge
  • A tractor structure that has 2 infant friendly slides and chime wall.
  • 3 toddler friendly spring chairs
  • 4 person toddler friendly teeter totter,

Playground Review: Pirate Park

Pirate Playground

Date:05/03/2016

Shade

  • Large Live Oak trees provide a decent amount of shade all day

Ground

  • The ground consists of rubber material

Restrooms

  • Unisex Restroom with a changing table. The table is a little grungy looking but still solid

Swings

  • 2 traditional swings, 2 accessible swings

Jungle Gym

  • A cool rope ladder twist
  • A sandpit with digging shovels and water table
  • Multiple xylophone and drum instruments
  • And accessible merry-go-round
  • A couples swing

Playground Review: Ed Austin Regional Park

Ed Austin Regional Park

Date:05/03/2016

Shade

  • Pine and Live Oak trees provide a sufficient amount of shade.

Ground

  • The ground consists of mulch and pine needles.

Restrooms

  • There are restrooms a 50 yard walk from the playground. I did not check them out.

Swings

  • 4 traditional swings, 2 baby swings full cup,

Jungle Gym

  • A 4 play structure setup with monkey bars or rings to transition from one structure to another. 4 baby friend slides with 4 or 5 more slides that are toddler and older friendly. A bridge connects one set of structures together.

Overall

  • The park as a whole is much larger than just the playground area. There are multiple soccer fields and baseball fields as well as over 18 holes of Disc Golf .

Playground Review: Deerwood Rotary Children’s Park

Deerwood Rotary Children’s Park

Date:05/02/2016

Shade

  • Tall pine trees cup the park from the north, east, south. Perfect for morning playing

Ground

  • The ground consists of artificial turf

Restrooms

  • Male & Female restroom with no changing table

Swings

  • 2 traditional swings, 2 baby swings full cup, 2 accessible swings

Jungle Gym

  • 2 structures with multiple slides firehouse pole, monkey bars, monkey hoops, climbing wall, climbing hoops

Playground Review: Clarke House Park

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Clarke House Park

Date:05/05/2016

Shade

  • Tall pine and live oak tree encompass the park. There are very few full sunny spots

Ground

  • The ground consists of wood chips

Restrooms

  • I did not see or search for one

Swings

  • The playground is split in 2 with an older children section that has 4 traditional swings and a tire swing
  • The Totlot has 3 baby swings full cup and one accessible swing

Jungle Gym

  • The entire park is a castle with lots of walkways on top and below the walls, also plenty of slides. The Totlot has a sand pit with buckets and shovels that are provided. There is also chimes attached along one of the fences. There numerous tunnels to crawl through.