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September 25, 2022

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Miles Together Inclusive Playground Opens Sept. 24

Another inclusive playground springs up for children of all abilities!

Everyone is invited to attend the celebration of the grand opening of the Miles Together Playground in Brentwood on Saturday, September 24 at 9 a.m. This will be Brentwood’s first inclusive playground, named in honor of Miles Peck, who was born with Down syndrome.

The Brentwood Mayor and City Commissioners, City Manager, Rotarian Members and the Miles Peck Family will all speak during a short program before the playground opening. The park is located within Granny White Park (610 Granny White Pike, Brentwood).

graphic of inclusive playground layout

Playground Equipment

The 18,500 square foot playground will include a 3.5” thick Vitriturf surface for safety and approximately 3,550 square feet of synthetic grass.  Playground equipment included in the final design includes the following:

  • Inclusive Rail Rider
  • Team Swing
  • Kid Builder Arch Swing with various belt, inclusive, tot and generation seats
  • Kid Builder ramp to Together Glider
  • Freestanding 96” tall Double Wide Slide
  • Hammock
  • Harry the Hippo
  • Calvin the Caterpillar
  • Frog Sculpture
  • Dragon Head Sculpture
  • Team Totter
  • Unlimited Play Turnabout Spinner
  • Jackhammers
  • Quiet Grove Structure
  • NuEdge Crawl Log
  • Tire Climb
  • Concerto Vibes to include Small, medium, and large cabasas, chimes and conga drums

The Peck family lives in Brentwood and founded the Miles for Miles Foundation, a nonprofit that works to enhance the lives of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Funding for this project is a community effort thanks to donations from the Rotary Clubs of Brentwood, the Miles for Miles Foundation, the City of Brentwood 50th Anniversary Committee, the City of Brentwood, and the many generous business and community donors.

To learn more about the Miles Together Playground, click here.

 

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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing and Entertainment Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 3-year-old Ezra.