New Playground Officially Opened

After four years of planning, design, and construction, a new $420,000 playground at Simpson Park is OFFICIALLY open.  The Ribbon Cutting ceremony marked that official step that Park Superintendent Josh Norris says opens an All-Inclusive Playground to the community.  Norris says this playground required assistance from several people, including the Friends of the Chillicothe Parks. Norris says they worked hard […]

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New Simpson Park Playground Opens To Public

The new handicapped-accessible playground at Simpson Park opened for public use Wednesday afternoon.  Parks Director Josh Norris says there is still a small amount of work taking place around the playground and there are areas that remain fenced off.  They ask for the public’s cooperation as the final work is completed. An official ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held in the […]

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Keep Off The New Playground

The new playground at Simpson park is nearing completion, but park patrons are asked to refrain from using the playground until the construction fence is removed.  Parks Director Josh Norris says the new rubberized playground surface has been poured and needs to cure before use.  Norris says they also have some finishing work in and around the playground before it […]

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Simpson Park Playground

Contractors are making good progress on the new playground at Simpson Park.  Parks and Recreation Director Josh Norris says there are a few more steps left on the project. Norris says Drainage is an important part of the playground project. He says there are also weep holes in the concrete to allow for additional drainage of the surface. The timeline […]

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