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Two new playgrounds now open in Hannibal

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HANNIBAL, Mo. (WGEM) -

Hannibal families now have two new playgrounds to choose from.

The Hannibal Parks and Recreation Department held grand openings for the two playgrounds on Thursday. Kiwanis Park along Broadway features a rock climbing wall, crawl through deck and several picnic shelters.

Willow Street Park is located right behind the Willow Street church and has all new playground equipment including a suspension bridge.

There are plans to add a basketball hoop in the future.

The playgrounds have a combined cost of more than 60-thousand dollars.

Willow Street Park, which is located behind Willow Street Church, was built in 2002. The Hannibal Parks & Recreation Department plans other upgrades after the playground installation, including a basketball hoop and benches. Components of the Willow Street playground include: typhoon slide, groove slide, double slide, loop climber, tensile ladder, loop climber, curved climber, spider climber and suspension bridge, along with a steering wheel and letter speller.

Components of the Kiwanis Park playground include: chunky trekker, alpha climber, bongo perch, boulder ridge rock wall, crawl through deck, bump and glide slide, typhoon slide, arch bridge, climbing sphere and velocity climbing net.

 

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