Non-profit group seeks to build ADA-accessible playground at Stanley Deming Park

Warwick Playground Dreams looks to raise $300,000 for the project

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WARWICK — A non-profit organization created by parents called Warwick Playground Dreams has announced plans to fund and build an ADA-accessible playground at Stanley Deming Park.

Warwick Playground Dreams will work with the Village of Warwick, local schools, as well as Play By Design, a playground design firm specializing in community builds, to bring a community designed and built ADA-accessible playground.

The overall goal is to raise $300,000 for the playground and a splash pad.

The 10.5 acre park has a variety of recreational resources including wall ball, two basketball courts, one volley ball court, ice-skating in the winter, sand volleyball in the summer, one little league baseball field, swings, a sandbox, a summer recreational program and a permanent bandstand with rest rooms. There also are drinking fountains near the rest rooms as well as picnic tables and benches throughout the park.

The village recently completed a master plan for Stanley Deming Park.

"The plan did not determine the actual playground equipment, only specifying playground areas," Mayor Michael Newhard said. "The formation of Warwick Playground Dreams comes at a perfect time as we are rethinking the evolution of this well loved Park. The parents have done an amazing amount of work and research to find the best way to design a playground that comes from the ideas and dreams of parents and children.

"We are looking forward to having the design team from Play by Design visit us and glean the aspirations of the community," the mayor added. "This type of visioning is so important and is part of this years Sesquicentennial experience where we are not only focused on our past but on the future. "

More information is available on the playground online at

Tax deductible gifts can be made online, with individual and corporate sponsorship level funding coming soon for brick pavers, engraved pickets and individual playground equipment pieces.

Warwick Playground Dreams also can be reached via email at
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