playground

Parents, rejoice! City fixes gate at King Park

February 5, 2019

The gate at the tot lot playground on Gallatin Street has been fixed. The gate had been ripped off its hinges over the summer. Parents had complained about the missing gate at King Park for months, citing safety concerns. St. Jerome Academy uses the park daily, and teachers had been fashioning [read more]

City to fix Heurich Mobility Playground

December 29, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — After a vehicle accident damaged the Heurich Mobility Playground earlier this year, on Dec. 7, the Hyattsville City Council approved not more than $23,000 to fix it.  According to city staff, the city will be reimbursed by insurance. [read more]

Hyattsville receives grant for Deitz Park playground redesign

September 28, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — According to a city memo, the City of Hyattsville was awarded a $140,000 grant from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Community Parks & Playgrounds Program (CPP).  The city applied for a grant to upgrade the playground equipment at Deitz Park in Aug. 2014. In [read more]

PHOTOS: Good riddance snow, hello playground!

March 9, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — It might just be the first week of March, but after half of a dozen winter storms in the last month, the warm up is certainly a welcome change for the neighborhood. Local playgrounds were jam-packed today as folks took the opportunity to stretch their legs. Comic Hero [read more]

PHOTOS: Hyatt Park playground gets a makeover

November 20, 2014

BY NANCY GILLETTE AND REBECCA BENNETT — Utilizing a grant awarded this year, the City of Hyattsville redeveloped the playground next to the community garden at Hyatt Park, which was approximately a $120,000 project. Ken Brees of Custom Playgrounds Inc. helped install the new outdoor facility. As [read more]

The new playground is a SMASH!

August 14, 2014

BY SUSIE CURRIE — Hyattsville’s newest place to play is disguised better than Clark Kent. But it isn’t likely to stay a secret for long. The one-of-a-kind Comic Hero Playground, tucked into a little-used area of Heurich Park, opened to the public and caped crusaders alike on July 18. The [read more]

Comic Hero Playground preview

July 18, 2014

It’s barely “out of the box,” and yet the new Comic Hero Playground at Heurich Park in Hyattsville already has a lot of ZAP!, BANG!, and PLOP!.  It official opens July 18 with a ceremony at 4:00pm, but we have a preview. From Ager Road, turn on to Nicholson Street by the dog [read more]
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