Blog

United Way of Southwest Alabama / News  / Miracle® Recreation Reveals Playground Equipment to Be Installed at Mobile’s Walsh Park
Walsh Park Playground Reveal

Miracle® Recreation Reveals Playground Equipment to Be Installed at Mobile’s Walsh Park

FOX10 Playground Project Focuses on the Importance of Play and Community; Partners Include City of Mobile, United Way of Southwest Alabama, Make an Impact Foundation, and Hasley Recreation

MOBILE, Ala., Sept. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Miracle® Recreation, a pioneer in manufacturing thrilling playgrounds for nearly a century, today unveiled the playground design for Walsh Park in Mobile, Alabama. The new play space is the culmination of the FOX10 Playground Project, which aims to transform the park into a play destination for local families. 

Walsh Park IllustrationExpected to open in late October, the new play area will feature classic playground equipment, including climbers, overhead events and slides. It will also include innovative play elements such as the Accelerator Swing, an inclusive group swing, and the Mini City Community Helpers, which provides younger children a fun and friendly playhouse to pretend they’re helping to serve and protect their neighborhood.

To make this exciting new playground a reality, FOX10 and Miracle Recreation partnered with local organizations and businesses, including the City of Mobile, the United Way of Southwest Alabama, Hasley Recreation, and Make An Impact Foundation. The playground at Walsh Park is also made possible by sponsors EcoSouth Services, Shoe Station, and Palmer’s Toyota Superstore/Airport Hyundai.

Playground equipment installation will begin in early October and is expected to be completed later in the month. A public grand opening celebration is tentatively set for October 19 at Walsh Park, located at 1401 Windsor Avenue. More information on the event will be available from the FOX10 website.

About FOX10 Playground Project
Playgrounds are more than a place to play. They help build a child’s self-esteem, teach them how to work with others, enhance their critical thinking skills and help their bodies stay healthy. Playgrounds are a great place for families and neighbors to create memories together. Let’s put our commitment to the community to work and build a playground together! FOX10 is teaming up with MiracleUnited Way of Southwest Alabama, and Make An Impact to build a brand new playground at Walsh Park. This new playground is made possible through our sponsors; EcoSouth ServicesShoe Station and Palmer’s Toyota Superstore/Airport Hyundai. You can follow the FOX10 Playground Project to completion on-air, online and on social media.

About Miracle® Recreation
Founded nearly a century ago, Miracle Recreation inspires communities to develop kids with the character to lead tomorrow through its high-quality playgrounds. A division of PlayPower®, Inc., Miracle Recreation, pioneers the world of thrilling commercial outdoor play equipment with the belief that a lifetime of self-discovery, independence, and leadership begins on a playground. That’s where children take perceived risks, which challenge and transform them, opening their minds to new perspectives. To learn more, visit Miracle-Recreation.com.

About Make An Impact Foundation
The mission of Make An Impact Foundation (MAIF), a 501(c)(3), is to promote the education and well-being of children. MAIF identifies children in severe need (homeless, poverty, etc.) as well as those with learning needs, emotional needs, disabilities, or disease and creates opportunities to produce a change in their lives. Our vision at MAIF is to meet the needs of children by identifying worthwhile projects, empowering project champions, and finding donor partners to help meet each need. For more information about MAIF visit our website, www.MakeAnImpactNow.org.

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/5cd01758-5528-4f42-a0aa-43ae71dae543

Media contact: Jennifer Leckstrom jleckstrom@rosecomm.com (215) 681-0770

HURRICANE IDA INFORMATION

X