Legacy Parks awarded $150,000 for next kids adventure park

A $150,000 grant to Legacy Parks Foundation from the Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee will fund the construction of a unique adventure play park specifically designed to encourage middle school aged children to get out and play. This new park will be adjacent to South Doyle Middle School and will be designed by Ross Fowler based upon research with students from that school and surrounding neighborhoods. Bryant Research asked current and incoming students what they would like to see in a play space and those wishes were translated into a custom adventure play park design.

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  • Legacy Parks Foundation opens kids play area at Baker Creek Preserve

    • Legacy Parks Foundation opened a new kids adventure play area today at Baker Creek Preserve in the heart of Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness. The Siddiqi Charitable Foundation, Earthadelic, and REI contributed to the project, helping Legacy Parks transform an unused space into an attractive, useful area that encourages youth to explore outdoor recreation. Thanks to grants from the Siddiqi Charitable Foundation and REI, plus labor and design work donated by Earthadelic, the play area includes natural, interactive, and more details