Resurface the Soccer Field in Albemarle Playground

Resurface the Soccer Field in Albemarle Playground

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Replace damaged, hazardous turf in this widely used soccer field,shared by students at PS 230 and the Kensington community.

Cost: $ 500,000

Location: 12 Avenue and Dahill Road, Kensington

Who Benefits: Public School students, Teenagers and Young Adults, Families and Adults who play sports,exercise, and picnic and enjoy cultural festivals in the playground

Project Description:The soccer turf in Albemarle Playground is damaged in several areas, creating trippinghazards for the children and young adults who use the field. During the school day, over 500children run across the turf during recess and gym periods.Albemarle Playground is also one of the most popular public recreational areas in theneighborhood, widely used by the community on weekends and evenings. Families, children andgroups of young adults regularly use the field for pick-up soccer games, outdoor play, fitnesstraining, community gatherings and cultural festivals.

 

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