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Play for All Inclusive Playground

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Play for All Inclusive Playground

  1. 1. CITY OF COLLEGE STATION PLAY FOR ALL PARK Destination Inclusive Playground
  2. 2. CITY OF COLLEGE STATION PLAY FOR ALL PARK • Destination Inclusive Playground • Cooperative Project – Rotary Club of College Station – Noon Lions Club of College Station – City of College Station • Conceptual Design Project – TAMU Landscape Architecture Students (LAND320)
  3. 3. CITY OF COLLEGE STATION PLAY FOR ALL PARK • Conceptual Design Project – TAMU Landscape Architecture Students (LAND320) • 3 Potential Sites – Stephen C. Beachy Central Park – Brian Bachmann Community Park – Anderson Park • Students worked directly with Playground and Health Industry Professionals • Studied Existing Inclusive Parks – Round Rock, Houston, San Antonio, Flower Mound, Austin, Tyler, Arlington – 7 States, England & Australia
  4. 4. CITY OF COLLEGE STATION PLAY FOR ALL PARK • Preliminary Project Timeline – Present to City Council: Spring 2014 – Public comment/input meeting: Spring 2014 – Finalize Conceptual Plan: Summer 2014 – Begin Capital Campaign: Summer 2014 – Solicit RFQ for Design Firm: Summer/Fall 2014 – Project Specifications for Bids: Spring 2015 – Construction: Summer 2015 (depending on success of fund raising efforts)
  5. 5. CITY OF COLLEGE STATION PLAY FOR ALL PARK • Budget Summary – Estimated Project Budget: $2,000,000 – College Station Rotary Club & College Station Noon Lions Clubs to spearhead the Capital Campaign – Depending on successful fund raising efforts, the Park could be built in phases – City of College Station funding allocated toward the project would come out of the Parkland Dedication Community Park Zone “C”. – College Station Parks & Recreation responsible for long term O&M; Costs supplemented by ongoing donations to a dedicated fund specifically for the inclusive playground.
  6. 6. Round Rock, Texas

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