Children’s playground and adult outdoor fitness area in King’s Island
It has been designed to cater for all children and young people irrespective of ability, and was a collaborative effort between Limerick City and County Council, the CWELL project based in St. Mary’s Park and the entire St. Mary’s Park community.
The facility includes:
- Integrated Play Area with protective perimeter fence to cater for toddlers and juniors in the 0 to 10 years age range. The play equipment was selected to provide a range of play for children, regardless of physical or mental ability.
- A wheelchair accessible roundabout will have obvious benefits for children confined to wheelchairs and will also promote social interaction between children of all age ranges and abilities.
- The play area also includes nest swings, swings, see-saw, springer units, spinner unit and two multi-play units which are integrated into the landscape.
- There are two picnic suites provided as well as a park bench and litter bin, site furniture and tree and shrub planting.
- Safety surfacing - a resin bound surface has been installed for additional safety.
- Outdoor gym facility to cater for adults and older children includes a suspension trainer, rope bells and steps, which facilitate a range of training exercises.
Verdant Place, King's Island, Limerick