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Sarasota Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 3 weeks ago

City unveils new Pioneer Park playground

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After the previous playground was destroyed in a fire, the city has replaced the equipment at the park near Cocoanut Avenue and 12th Street.
by: David Conway Deputy Managing Editor

Fifth graders from Bay Haven School of Basics Plus ran, swung and spun at Pioneer Park today as they celebrated the grand opening of a new playground.

The city cut the ribbon on the playground today, replacing equipment destroyed in a fire in February. Although the party responsible for that fire was never identified, city parks staff said the process of installing a new playground provided an opportunity to upgrade amenities at the park, located near Cocoanut Avenue and 12th Street.

The treehouse-themed playground includes slides, swings, climbing areas, a spherical spinning device, musical equipment and more.

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