Saturday, August 11, 2012
Stony Creek's new playground has the largest cabled spider web in Michigan.
The Huron-Clinton Metroparks Commissioners and staff ceremoniously dedicated Stony Creek's new topsy-turvy playground at Eastwood Beach Thursday. Anthony V. Marrocco, chairman of the Huron-Clinton Metroparks Board of Commissioners, representing Macomb County; John E. La Belle, vice-chairman of the Board, representing Livingston County; and Harry E. Lester, representing Wayne County, cut the ribbon at the entry to one of the largest play areas of its kind in Michigan. The new playground, which takes up almost one acre of the beachfront and cost $576,000, features the largest cabled spider web in Michigan, along with various slides, platforms, bridges, spinners and climbing structures. The project also includes seating areas, a new walkway, …
Monday, May 28, 2012
Patch tests out Stony Creek's new playscape, spinning wheels and all.
During an impropmtu trip to Stony Creek over the Memorial Day weekend, Patch was suprised to see the new playscape at Stony Creek's Eastwood Beach open. Patch Editor Marina Cracchiolo and her cousin Joey Badalamenti couldn't resist channeling their inner 7-year-olds and tested out the new equimpment. There are two playscapes, including a large geodesic web crawling apparatus, and a playscape for smaller children. The real fun comes in for adults and children alike on a series of plastic spinning wheels and chairs. Check out the video for a sneak peak of the spinning fun, and upload your own video after you have taken the equipment for a test drive.
Sunday, May 27, 2012
Crews were busy preparing Stony Creek for a big summer with a new playscape.
Families can now find a new family-fun option at Stony Creek. The state of the art playscape opened over the weekend at Eastwood Beach. Construction crews were scurying to put together the colorful playscape, which includes swings, slides, monkey bars and plenty of things to climb. Stony Creek said the playscape is the largest geodesic web crawling apparatus in Michigan and includes two play areas. The playscape is located near the beach, so parents can enjoy water views while watching thier children have a ball. To view a video of the playscapes fun and stomach churning equipment, click here.