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Mill Creek Towne Local Park

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Project Description

This project renovates and replaces the existing playground in Mill Creek Towne Local Park, located at 17401 Shady Grove Road in Gaithersburg, MD.

Background

The existing playground will be removed and a completely new playground will be installed in its place.  Local park playgrounds are typically 3,500 to 5,000 square feet in size and include playground equipment to meet the needs of children from ages 2 to 12.  Typical types of equipment include swings, play structures, and smaller freestanding pieces of equipment such as spring rockers or spinning elements.

Status/Project Update

The playground design is 100% complete. Click here to view the final design.

Calendar and Meeting Notes

Links to review meeting notes and presentation materials will be attached to each applicable calendar event as it is scheduled and completed.

DATE/TIME
DISCUSSION AND MEETING NOTES
LOCATION
November 6, 2010
10:00a.m.-12:00p.m.
Public forum to gather ideas and input for the playground Shady Grove Maintenance Facility
Training Room (first bldg. on left)
16641 Crabbs Branch Way
Rockville, MD 20855
December 2010 Design begins  
February 23 - March 9, 2011 Public review of proposed design  
March 2011 Preliminary design and narrative  
April 2012 Final design and location  
Spring 2013 Construction begins  
April 2013 Playground opens at the end of April. Inspectors found a safety hazard that must be repaired prior to the playground opening.  
May 13, 2013 Construction completed - playground open  

M-NCPPC Staff Contact

Kathleen Dearstine, Project Manager
Kathy.Dearstine@MontgomeryParks.org
301-650-2883

Date of last update: September 26, 2013