The old swings have come down. Newer, sturdier ones are soon going to go up. Here’s what they look like!
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Jenks Playground Receives Generous Grant
“Nothing is more important than the health and well-being of our children. … These are the basic values that we all share, regardless of race, party, religion. This is what we share.” These words, said by First Lady Michelle Obama, embody the mission of the Foundation for Health Equity (F4HE). Created in 2005 from theContinue reading “Jenks Playground Receives Generous Grant”
Jenks Playground Closes the Old Year, Opens the New Year
The Children’s Park of Chestnut Hill is finishing 2021 with capital improvements, but they’re far below what they need to keep the playground operational in the long run. The Children’s Park of Chestnut Hill, better known as Jenks Playground, was built in 1997, in an 11-day community effort after months of planning and fundraising. TheContinue reading “Jenks Playground Closes the Old Year, Opens the New Year”
￼Planning for the Next 25 Years of Jenks Children’s Park
As a young family, we were lucky to have chosen Chestnut Hill to begin our lives together. It had everything we could ask for, a walkable community with a bustling main street and plenty of other young families just starting out. It also had a wonderful playground at the center of town that became ourContinue reading “￼Planning for the Next 25 Years of Jenks Children’s Park”