All-Inclusive Playgrounds

Inclusive playgrounds can be used by all children and adults, regardless of their physical, sensory or cognitive abilities. Yet only two existed in Santa Clara County: Magical Bridge Playground in Palo Alto – for which Supervisor Simitian secured County funding – and the Rotary PlayGarden in San Jose.  success of these playgrounds led Supervisor Simitian to propose a matching grant program to inspire the creation of additional playgrounds. So far, more than $15 million in County funds have been awarded to build 16 new  all-inclusive playgrounds, with more to come.  ​ 

Rotary PlayGarden in San Jose

Read more:
"Playgrounds for All": a better way to play in Santa Clara County​

Read the Mercury News story:
Palo Alto's Magical Bridge Playground serves as a model for other cities

Watch the Santa Clara County Newsbeat video: 
All-inclusive playgrounds coming soon to a neighborhood near you

Read the Palo Alto Online story:
El Carmelo Elementary School to get inclusive playground

Read the Mountain View Voice story:
Landels Elementary School to get inclusive playground

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