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Photo by Jon Anderson

The 15,000-square-foot playground includes features to accommodate a variety of disabilities. A 7,000-square-foot splash pad is set to open May 15. Read more

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Photo by Jasmyne Ray

The new additions to the playground will be made possible through a $1,000 grant from Parents for Healthy Kids through their Action for Healthy Kids program, in addition to funding provided by ALDI grocery stores. Read more

Chelsea Schools

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The 15,000-square-foot playground and 7,000-square-foot splash pad will have a universal design, meaning they will be designed to meet the needs of all people, including those with disabilities and mobility issues. Read more

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Photo by Erica Techo.

A new playground, constructed near the neighborhood pool, was constructed in November and immediately drew out families. Read more

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At the Sept. 8 Shelby County Commission meeting, County Manager Alex Dudchock said construction on the playground project will begin “within weeks.” Read more

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    Explore Playground 5-1-19 (11)

    This sign written on the ground welcomes people to the Explore Playground and Splash Pad at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

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    Explore Playground 5-1-19 (13)

    Kids play on the new Explore Playground at the playground's grand opening at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

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    Several hundred people showed up for the grand opening of the Explore Playground and Splash Pad at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Here, Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato joins children and people who partnered to help build the playground for the ribbon cutting.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Explore Playground 5-1-19 (10)

    Kids play on the new Explore Playground at the playground's grand opening at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

  • Explore Playground 5-1-19 (12)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Explore Playground 5-1-19 (12)

    Kids play on the new Explore Playground at the playground's grand opening at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

  • Explore Playground 5-1-19 (15)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Explore Playground 5-1-19 (15)

    A girl plays at the Explore Playground and Splash Pad at the playground's grand opening at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

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