Public Invited to Jackson Park Playground Grand Opening Ceremony • Long Beach Post

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A grand opening ceremony for the completed reconstruction project of Jackson Park Playground will be open to the public on Friday, April 6th.

The project included a $150,000 upgrade of the previous playground which is the first of five Measure A-funded playground upgrades throughout the city.

The construction project demolished the previous playground, play surface and walkway, replacing it with a new playground structure with shade, rubber safety surfacing, a new concrete walkway, swings and benches.

Additional improvements to the surrounding concrete area and rubber surfacing were made to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.

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According to officials, the playground equipment offers a variety of play experiences helpful in childhood cognitive development and healthy outdoor activity.

The event will begin at 10:00AM and is located at 1432 Jackson Street.

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