The Town of Flower Mound is going to be constructing a community-built Inclusive Playground that will be within the much larger Heritage Park development.
The Heritage Park of Flower Mound consists of approximately 94 acres of land between Bakersfield and Gerault Park in the southeast part of town. The park development will eventually include multi-use trails, amphitheater, duck pond, nature signage, benches, picnic areas, restrooms, a botanical garden, scenic overlooks, a skate park, dog park, Frisbee disc golf, a dedicated conservation area, and open space for play.
Central to this development will be a community built inclusive and handicap accessible playground nestled among the shady oaks. Construction will take place in September, but the design phase begins in February. The success of this project will depend on the support and volunteers from our community.
The playground steering committee is seeking input from parents of children with special needs in order to better serve our population. You DO NOT have to live in Flower Mound to give feedback for this project!
They want to do MORE than just make this an “ADA compliant” playground. Anyone can do that.
They want the public’s input on all issues ranging from safety to developmental issues to providing stimulating play opportunities. This is a unique opportunity to affect a playground that will be there for not only our children, but for children for generations to come in our community!
The Greater Lewisville Special Education PTSA has formed a committee that will continue to be involved in the design process of this playground. They will be gathering feedback from the community so please give take a moment to give them your input! Every idea and suggestion is important.
If you have suggestions for the all-inclusive playground, please contact the SEPTSA Inclusive Playground Committee Chairperson, Amy Turner, 214-587-7348.