We’ll file this in the “Wow, that happened fast” file. We’d no sooner posted a photo of the old (crumbling and unsafe) play structure at Haserot Beach coming down, and a few days later, construction of the new play structure had started and was done in a couple days!
While the play structure itself was built in record time, that doesn’t mean all the planning and logistics happened that fast. A team of devoted Parks Committee members spent months working behind the scenes to plan the structure and solicit bids, and then it had to be approved by the Township Board.
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But all of that happened, and now we have a brand new structure at Haserot Beach. You can read more about it here, but in short, it’s built of steel and aluminum, with a base of engineered wood chips. Suitable for kids aged 2 to 12 years old, it includes two slides (one straight and one twisty), a climbing wall, a spread-out design with a sun shade, and a swingset, which includes a bucket seat for very young kids.
The Parks Committee considered doing a ribbon-cutting ceremony yet this fall, but decided to wait until Spring 2021. Keep an eye on the Gazette for more details to come.
A few photos below. I’m thinking the yellow tape is possibly to let things settle before kids start playing on it.
So excited! Thanks to everyone who helped to make this happen!!!
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