This is Channing Heights Park. It is right down the street from our house. Evelyn has "grown up" at this park. She started calling it the "Green Circle Park" when she started talking. The wooden panel with the circle in the above shot is green.. hence the name.
It is an old park.. the play equipment, from what I understand, was put up in the mid-80's. With a new bond measure that past in 2008, THPRD (our parks and rec group) put money toward revamping some of the older parks, including our beloved Green Circle Park!
Evelyn and I went online last fall to THPRD's website and saw pictures of what the new play equipment would look like. And oh, my... she got SO excited! Why? Two words : CURLY SLIDE!! She has learned all of her months of the year as she has counted down to when the park would be done.
Well.. last month the overhaul started. We have taken many walks down to the park to watch the progess. The "park guys" have been so nice to Evelyn, talking with her and showing her what they are up to. It has been fun for her. They are ALMOST done.. so I thought I would show you the progress (I unfortunately didn't get pics of the bare lot!):
Someone is very excited!!
I expect the park to be "finished" in a couple of weeks. Evelyn wants to have a "park party" to celebrate! Sounds fun to me!