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.