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Play & Park Structures Included in New Play for All Abilities Playground
Date:6/18/2012

Round Rock, TX (PRWEB) June 18, 2012

Thanks to concerned citizens, engaged city council members, a benevolent construction company, and over 300 volunteers, Round Rock Texas now has a brand new inclusive playground that people of all ages and abilities can enjoy. It all started about 5 years ago when Kenneth Seymore struggled to find a place to take his son Dennis to play. Dennis Seymore was born with Arthrogryposis, a rare congenital disorder limiting his range of motion and muscle development. “At the time most playgrounds used sand, which Dennis could not drive his wheelchair through” says Seymore. “Some playgrounds used turf, but even those did not have any swings or play events for Dennis to play on.” After a thorough search, Kenneth was unable to find any public playgrounds nearby his home that addressed Dennis’ special needs.

Determined to find a way for Dennis to enjoy outdoor play, Kenneth began research on different types of play equipment that Dennis would be able to use, and came across a company offering a contest for a Boundless Playground Outdoor Grant. He began the application process, which required permission from the city of Round Rock along with approved land, and a written essay. The city of Round Rock quickly approved Kenneth’s request and were very supportive of the idea.

Within his essay, Kenneth put special emphasis on the gap between families with children with disabilities and currently available recreation spaces, and explained how this playground would help bring the two together. Despite this earnest effort, they were not successful in winning the grant. However, by applying for this grant, Kenneth and Dennis had helped the city realize the importance of this project, and the City Council moved it to ‘high priority’ status in the Parks Master Plan.

Two years later, the Sunrise Rotary organization presented an idea to the city to have an adaptive swing installed for children
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