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Children of all abilities will be free to stretch

their skills and imaginations at the Sassafras

All Children’s Playground at Laurel Hills Park

in nor thwest Raleigh. The project involves the

renovation of a fully-accessible playground built in

1991. It is scheduled for completion in fall 2016.

The renovated 3.5-acre playground will engage

children in a variety of play experiences. Kids will

be able to enjoy conventional play equipment,

such as swings and slides, as well as a variety of

special features, including a basketball cour t with

hoops of adjustable height, accessible elevated

decking and a pair of ziplines that are 50 feet

long.

The City of Raleigh is working in par tnership with

local businesses, community par tners and the

Frankie Lemmon Foundation, acting as fiscal

agent, to construct the Sassafras playground.

The estimated cost of the project is $

2 million

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