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Your Kroger card can help the Fun for All Playground

With the help of the Kroger Community Rewards program, donating for Phase III is easy — and costs you nothing! If you are a Kroger Plus Shopper, the rewards program donates a percentage of your Kroger expenditures to the playground. All you need is a Kroger Community Rewards digital account to participate. If you already have one, link your Shopper’s Card to your account so that your transactions benefit the organization you choose. Learn more…

Brazos Valley Gives 2019

Fun for All Playground Participates in 2019 Brazos Valley Gives

The Fun for All Playground participated in the 2019 Brazos Valley Gives. Brazos Valley Gives brought the region together as one community, raising money and awareness for our local nonprofits during the 18-hour online giving challenge on October 22, 2019. 

Accessible Playground Opens in College Station

Texas A&M landscape architecture students developed the early designs of the Fun For All Playground.
By Caitlin Clark, Texas A&M University Division of Marketing & Communications  AUGUST 5, 2019
An inclusive playground for children of all abilities that began with early design work by Texas A&M University landscape architecture students opened Friday in College Station. Located in Stephen C. Beachy Central Park off Krenek Tap Road, the first phase of the Fun For All Playground includes a splash pad, swings, play equipment and other features. Early concepts for the project – supported through more than $1 million in fundraising by the College Station Rotary Club, Noon Lions and Kiwanis Club, with construction overseen by the city – came from the work of 18 landscape architecture students in 2013.

Fun For All Playground opens Friday

By Mekena Rodriguez | Posted: Thu 10:43 PM, Aug 01, 2019 | Updated: Fri 12:24 PM, Aug 02, 2019

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX)- The anticipated Fun For All Playground at Central Park in College Station will open its gates Friday. The project has been in the works for the past four years. The goal is to let people of all abilities play together. Lisa Aldrich is the Fun For All Playground Publicity Director. She says the project is important to her because her son has special needs. She says he didn’t grow up with a park like this but always loved feeling included.

“Fun for All Playground” opens Friday 8/2/19

A highly-anticipated addition to Central Park, a new more inclusive play area, is coming after years of work.
Author: Gabriela Garcia, Published: 10:51 PM CDT July 31, 2019, Updated: 11:05 PM CDT July 31, 2019
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — A highly-anticipated addition to the Brazos Valley, The “Fun for All Playground,” is set to open on Friday, August 2, 2019. The new more inclusive play area is coming to Stephen C. Beachy Central Park after years of work. College Station, the local Rotary Club and with several businesses in the area helped with funding and planning for the new four and a half acre playground that is a true passion project for Lisa Aldrich, the playground’s Publicity Chair.

Construction for the Fun for All Playground has kicked off

Phase 1 of construction for the Fun for All Playground kicked off Monday afternoon at Central Park in College Station.
Author: Taylor Johnson, Published: 8:22 PM CDT October 29, 2018, Updated: 9:24 PM CDT October 29, 2018

Phase 1 of construction for the Fun for All Playground kicked off Monday afternoon at Central Park in College Station. Included in phase 1 of the playground’s construction is 5 shaded play areas with rubber surfacing, splash pad, sidewalks, parking lots and fencing. During the festivities, Patricia Gerling, President of the Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley, made a special announcement for the future of the rest of the planned phases of construction.