A light sprinkling of rain didn’t dampen the spirits of more than 600 neighbors and community members who came out on Saturday, September 7 to celebrate the reopening of the Tugman Park playground.
POS and the Southeast Neighbors co-hosted the event, with opening remarks from POS Director Craig Carnagey, Councilor Taylor and Mayor Vinis. Families enjoyed field games, free Coconut Bliss bars, a Southeast Neighbors silent auction, food trucks and live music.
This major playground renovation includes all new equipment, two play structures, swings for both caregivers and kids to share, nature-inspired climbers (mushrooms and rocks), track rides, fun spinners, spring riders and a brand-new sand play area.
Funding for this project came from the 2018 Parks and Recreation bond. There is a remaining $355,000 in funding allocated to Tugman Park, which will be used for additional renovations by 2024.