City of Denver shifting toward natural playgrounds

Playground at Pasquinel’s Landing Park should be complete by end of March
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Those old playgrounds in some Denver parks might look a lot different in the coming years when they are replaced as the Parks and Recreation department is focusing on nature play options in its parks moving forward.Natural playgrounds, made of recycled trees and boulders, have become a popular option over traditional playgrounds with slides, monkey bars and swings, and Denver Parks and Recreation has multiple natural playground projects planned.

“Studies show that when kids go to a traditional playground, they get bored quickly, whereas with nature play done well, kids stay longer and come back more frequently,” said Gordon Robertson, director of park planning for Denver Parks and Recreation.experience.”

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Denver As ‘China Town’

From the Glendale Cherry Creek Chronicle Raises Funds And Awareness A few months ago on December 7, 2016, more than 100 people attended the showing of the movie Chinatown, at the Sie Film Center, in support of the lawsuit to stop the destruction of historic City Park Golf Course and the Globeville Landing Park. Both parks are part of the Platte to Park Hill Storm Drainage project (P2P) being done to enable expansion, undergrounding and partial cover of I-70 and the massive public/private development of the Platte Valley north of the River North Art District (RiNO). The movie, set in

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Donation Request To Save City Park Golf Course

Dear City Park Friends and Neighbors: We need your generous help to win the legal battle to save City Park Golf Course. Why does City Park Golf Course need to be saved? As you know, the city is proceeding with its plans to “repeal and replace” City Park Golf Course as part of its agreement with the Colorado Department of Transportation to provide drainage for the I-70 lowered highway project. How can we save it? Since the City Park Golf Course project is only one piece in a very large interconnected series of projects that include local, state, and federal

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