Eight Arlington Parks to Receive New Playground Buildings in 2023

Arlington Parks and Recreation is enthusiastic to announce that 8 parks across the town are receiving new playground constructions in 2023.

This substitution job consists of new playgrounds located at Don Misenhimer, Clarence Thompson, Higher education Hills, Bowman Springs, Gene Schrickel, Jr., Howard Moore, Dixon W. Holman and Mary and Jimmie Hooper parks. These playgrounds have been determined for substitution based on the day they have been at first installed.

With the support of the Mayor and Metropolis Council, funding in the sum of $1.75 million was budgeted for this fiscal year. The playground gear was acquired from 6 sellers to ensure just about every playground has its very own unique fashion and functions. The City Council accredited the buy at its Sept. 6, 2022 conference.

Inhabitants are inspired to use the Park Finder to discover alternate playground destinations for the duration of the renovations. For a lot more details, please get hold of Parks Setting up Supervisor Mark Heinicke at (817) 459-6937.

Playground Substitution Routine

Howard Moore Park Playground

Howard Moore Park, 2000 Bever Blvd., 76013

  • Expected opening day: February 2023
  • New playground consists of new artificial turf protection surfacing, a 5-12 year-previous perform device, climbing spider, spinners and swings.

College Hill Park

College Hills Park, 151 University Drive, 76013

  • Anticipated opening date: May well 2023
  • New playground involves new wood fiber protection surfacing, see-observed, group swing, spinner and 3 huge climbing pieces.

Don Misenhimer Park Playground

Don Misenhimer Park, 201 E. Lonesome Dove Path, 76002

  • Anticipated opening day: February 2023
  • New playground contains new poured in area rubber protection surfacing, a 2-5 year-outdated and 5-12 year-previous perform units as very well as musical enjoy items and new paved entry.

Bowman Springs Park

Bowman Springs Park, 7003 W Poly Webb Road, 76016

  • Anticipated opening date: December 2023
  • New playground consists of new poured in location rubber protection surfacing, 5-12 calendar year old enjoy device and swings.

Clarence Thompson Park

Clarence Thompson Park, 1600 Brown Blvd., 76011

  • NOW Open up
  • New playground features playground products for age teams 2-5 several years, 5-12 decades, swings for each age teams, out of doors musical devices, various person enjoy parts for age teams 2-12 many years, new playground safety surfacing, new drainage system and age-proper signage.

Gene Schrickel Jr. Park

Gene Schrickel, Jr. Park, 4500 Park Springs Blvd., 76017

  • Anticipated opening day: February 2023
  • New playground consists of playground tools for age groups 2-5 yrs, 5-12 years, swings for both age teams, outside musical devices, new playground basic safety surfacing, new drainage program and age-correct signage. This playground location will also acquire various new shade canopies to present enough shade to the enjoy regions.

Mary and Jimmie Hooper Park Playground

 Mary and Jimmie Hooper Park, 2303 W Pleasant Ridge Road, 76015

 Anticipated opening day: Might 2023

  •  New playground consists of playground devices for age groups 2-5 yrs, 5-12 yrs, swings for equally age teams, new playground safety surfacing and new drainage method to avert playground flooding.

Dixon Holman Park

 Dixon W. Holman Park, 2409 Burney Put, 76006

  •  Anticipated opening date: March 2023
  •  New playground will incorporate engage in equipment for age group 5-12 yrs, new poured-in-spot safety surfacing, swings for the two age teams and outdoor musical devices. Supplemental enhancements will provide for a larger enjoy space with improved accessibility.

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