Kudos ~ Plano Rotary Club

Thanks to the Plano Rotary Club, the first all-abilities playground has opened in Plano at the new Jack Carter Park on the site of the former Jack Carter Pool, serving children with disabilities a variety of experiences that involve movement and climbing, as well as a mix of tactile, visual and auditory features. It is complemented by a covered pavilion, water fountains and picnic tables

The new playground is designed for children of all abilities to play, learn and grow together and offers a variety of sensory experiences for healthy development. The 2.61-acre park includes ample parking, trail connections, shelters and facilities that include accessible restrooms for all. The Plano Rotary Club initially donated $25,000 to help fund the $1.9 million park project.

Location: 2601 Maumelle Dr., Plano, near Schimelpfenig Middle School.


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