Bennett’s Village reveals phase one of new playground concept
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - A new park is coming to Charlottesville but this one is different than the rest.
Bennett’s Village is opening an all accessible playground. They revealed phase one Sunday, September 19 at Pen Park.
They are in the process of building a treehouse that will be for kids of all abilities. That way, kids in wheelchairs or anyone with mobility challenges can still have access to nature pathways.
They say this really is a place for everyone to play together.
“We want to build a treehouse that everyone can go down and play in the woods,” President of Bennett’s Village Kara McClurken said. “It’s gonna have two layers, so that you can be down below playing amongst the bottoms of the trees and then up top flat, on this level you can be among the trees.”
The next phases will include building sensory gardens, and then also a splash park for kids. There will also be a track with different elevations to create the feeling of flying.
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