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Cascade Park Inclusive Playground (Elryia, OH)

Cascade Park Inclusive Playground
170 Cascade St, Elyria, OH 44035

Park Website: metroparks.cc
Hours: Daily, dawn-dusk
Restroom: Yes
Fenced: Partial fence
Roadway/Water Nearby: This playground overlooks the Black River. A rock and water play space are also included within the playground (see parent comments).
Adapted Equipment: Adapted swings, handicap accessible play set, hand-activated activities, glider and more on a turf playground that is wheelchair friendly.

Parent Comments: This renovated playground opened in 2018 and includes a diverse selection of activities for children of all abilities. Central to the playground is a rock and water play area and families should be prepared for their children to get wet. The playground is identified as a Playcore National Demonstration Site for its attention to the 7 principles of inclusion.

Photos were taken on August 3, 2018 at Cascade Park in Elyria. For more playgrounds in the area that have been recommended by Connecting for Kids families, please see our parks and playgrounds list.
16 photo(s) Updated on: 03 Aug 2018
  • Playground approach. There is bike parking, a water fountain, bathrooms (off to the right) and a picnic pavilion (next to the bathrooms).
  • Wheelchair access to the play set is just inside the playground main entry or you can follow the path off to the right and access from a higher point.
  • A climber offers diverse climbing surfaces and a net bridge to the main play set.
  • A picnic area under the main play set offers a place for creative play in the shade.
  • Electronic musical instruments (there are several) offer touch activities.
  • The back of the play set features a glider and other activities.
  • An example of hand activities and climbing features on the main play set.
  • A percussion area offers different types of drums and rattles.
  • This musical activity is located behind the swings.
  • A hooped passage way with listening activity leads the way to a higher elevation access point on the main play set.
  • The rock and water play area was tempting to all of the children visiting the playground.
  • A hand-operated spinner offered fun for riders of different abilities.
  • These swings were rated for ages 2-5.
  • Infant swings and elementary-age swings (not shown) are available.
  • This swing was rated for ages 5-12.
  • A tandem swing for adults and infants is also available.

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