A few months ago we described a fascinating process that we facilitated in a number of neighborhoods, helping community professionals and local residents plan local themed playgrounds. The process took several months, during which both residents and professionals discussed concepts that it was important for the playgrounds to convey.
Together, plans were drawn up and submitted to the planning architects. The beginning, brainstorming stage, looked like this:
Now, several months later, the plans have become real! A few weeks ago the municipal planners’ southern region posted the following pictures:
As they describe the park: “Two levels were developed, one for the younger ages and one that will serve the older population, with an emphasis on a safe environment for the children. Equipment was installed that will combine and develop children’s creativity in swinging, sliding, jumping, hanging, climbing and spinning around.”
It looks like so much fun!