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New Playgrounds at Several County Parks

Avondale Park playground

Escambia County Parks and Recreation has installed four new playgrounds this year at several neighborhood and community parks throughout the county, with four additional playgrounds planned for 2024.


A new playground and exercise equipment were also installed at the Escambia County Extension Services building, providing additional play and recreational opportunities in the north end of the county.

The new playgrounds provide a variety of play features for children of all ages to enjoy, including slides, climbing structures, exercise equipment, interactive games, musical instruments, and more.

New playgrounds have been added at the following locations in 2023:

All of the new playgrounds replaced existing playground equipment that was outdated, with the exception of Extension Services, which did not previously have a playground. Additional playgrounds are planned for the following parks, expected to be installed by summer 2024:

“We are always working on ways to improve our overall park experience for Escambia County residents and visitors, and providing quality playgrounds for children and families to enjoy is an essential part of that goal,” Parks and Recreation Director Michael Rhodes said. “These new playgrounds have already been well-used this year, and I’m excited to continue making improvements to parks and playgrounds throughout the county in 2024 and beyond.”

To learn more and view a map of Escambia County’s many parks, playgrounds, and community centers, please visit the Escambia County website.