Begin Park Playground Project

begin playground equipmentBegin Park, located at 5407 Wisconsin Avenue North, will be updated with new playground equipment during the summer of 2020.

The project will involve the replacement of the playground equipment container, improvements to the short sidewalk area leading to the container, new benches and a new park sign.

The playground at this park was last replaced in 1996 and is currently the oldest in the park system. Planning started last November, and a survey was sent to Begin Park neighbors asking for their input on the new equipment and if they had interest in being a part of the planning committee. Planning meetings were held in February. In March of 2020, the City Council approved the plans and specifications for the project, and in April of 2020, the council awarded the site work bid to Dunaway Construction and the playground equipment bid to Flagship Recreation and Landscape Structures.

The next playground scheduled for an upgrade is Corner Park, located at 4653 47th Avenue. The Corner Park playground project is expected to take place in 2021.