The accessible berm starts at ground level at the bottom of these diagrams and slowly moves up to 5 feet of elevation. Slides are built into the berm, along with pathside seating areas and an overlook of the lake at the end. The pinnacle provides children in wheelchairs with a vantage point they infrequently experience.
A new, accessible splash pad that will conserve water.
Specially designed school-age and pre-school play structures.
An accessible berm that provides children a starting point for exciting play experiences for all children.
The use of native plants and sustainable building materials and site design strategies to make the playground a model for green playground design.
Educational opportunities to interpret the natural environment of the park – the vegetation, birds, fish and wildlife that make this site so special.
Natural play areas including a music garden and sand play area.
Numerous swings and climbing structures, shaded seating areas and many benches for relaxing.
New accessible bathrooms and changing stalls adjacent to the playground and carousel.
A restored and accessible Carousel (completed).
Accessible walkways and paths linking to the Cayuga Waterfront Trail and other areas of the park and Ithaca’s waterfront.