Eisenhower Park: Let all the Children Play

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Opened in Spring 2012, this Unique Accessible Playground and Park was designed to stimulate children with and without disabilities and to promote their interactions together.

A universally inclusive playground for children of all abilities 

It is a place where children can discover and learn while naturally developing kindness and sensitivity towards one another without regard to their abilities.

Features to Include:

  • Two (2) acre naturally shaded area adjacent parking to lot # 4
  • Exceeds minimum ADA accessibility guidelines for play areas
  • Custom equipment and structures suiting children and adults with disabilities
  • Adapted swings
  • Saftey surfacing throughout
  • Accessible pathways
  • Sound/sensory amenities
  • Two (2) acre naturally shaded area adjacent parking to lot # 4

Funding Sources:

Initial Estimate - $1,300,00

  • Nassau County 2006 Environmental Bond Act
  • NYS CPPA Grant sponsored by Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg
  • NYS EPF Grant sponsored by NYS Office of Park, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Project Partners:

For more information regarding resources to make a playground such as these a reality for your community, contact us at contact@kompan.com

 

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