Community Playground

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            The Community Playground is located on a half-acre site on North Road adjacent to the Philomenian Library.  Community volunteers constructed the playground in 1990 with local fundraising, grants, and donated materials.  The playground, which was designed with assistance from school children, offers a wide range of equipment including swings, corkscrew slides, a ship climber, a trolley, and handicapped-accessible play areas and equipment, but lacks a bathroom.  Recycled plastic was utilized whenever possible for construction.  It has been rehabilitated over the years through an endowment fund set up for the purpose of maintenance of the equipment.  That fund has been depleted and the Recreation Department continues to assess the safety of the equipment on a yearly basis. The playground is open to the pubic