Chugach Foothills Park Fix-It Saturday, August 18th

Volunteers thinned vegetation, uprooted invasive bird cherry saplings and completed other maintenance tasks  Saturday, August 18th, prior to installation of a new, accessible playground in Chugach Foothills Park. Tools and lunch were provided for volunteers. Ribbon cutting will be this fall.

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Chugach Foothills Park Playground Makeover Begins

Crews will be begin to remove the old equipment starting tomorrow, July 11th. The playground will be closed until the replacement project is completed. – per Maeve Nevins-Lavtar, ASLA, Senior Park Planner.

This makeover project will begin in a few phases:
· Phase 1: Remove and replace playground equipment and fall surfacing material (starting July 11th through end of August* – weather dependent)
· Phase 2: Drainage repairs – this phase will include drainage repairs to the parking lot and in other areas that have been affected by poor drainage (tentatively starting in August through fall 2018)
· Phase 3: Vegetation thinning – we will focus on this task during the Volunteer Fix-It Event on Saturday, August 18th, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Maeve will start posting updates to the project website this week.