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Van Nest Park

Bronx, NY USA


Playground Overview

Van Nest Park in Bronx, N.Y., is home to a train-themed playground environment. The PlayBooster® play structure, designed to provide age-appropriate challenge to kids ages 5 to 12, includes a custom train-themed playground structure with various interactive play panels, climbers, bridges and more. Even more, additional commercial playground equipment mimics the train station building and ticket booth to encourage imaginative and cooperative play.

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Playground Details

  • Age Ranges

    • 5 to 12 years
  • Design Standards

  • ASTM
  • Installed

  • August 2013
  • Min Area Required

  • 57' x 48' (17,37 m x 14,63 m)

  • Project Price Range

  • Pricing for custom playground equipment varies. For international and exact pricing, please contact your local playground consultant.

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Playground products shown in video may not be appropriate for every age group. Playsystems shown in video are for demonstration purposes only. Product configurations may vary.

Video features a Landscape Structures train-themed playground environment at Van Nest Park in Bronx, New York.

[video: fade in to a street corning sign reading: Van Nest Av.]

[video: fade in to a man riding past a corner grocery store on a bicycle. A car engine starts, fade out. Fade in to a view of the fenced in playground entrance with sitting benches and hopscotch game painted on the concrete.]

[video: a play structure designed like the train station with a sign on the roof reading: Tickets. Camera switches to a close up of the perforated play structure roof with decretive Permalene clock reading 6:04. Camera pans down a swing set center support post designed like a rail way support post. Vehicle breaks squeal in the background.]

[video: camera pans up to the top of the center swing set support post. Camera pans across the playground structure designed from Permalene panels shaped like a train. View of the side of the train shaped play structure with Alphamaze and Labyrinth finger trace maze. Camera pans up the Depot designed train station play structure with many different climbers.]

[video: birds chirp in the trees near by trees. Water mists out of four large concrete balls set at the end of the X in a painted Rail Road crossing sign on the concreate. Scene switch to a close-up of a yellow Permalene made Rail Road crossing sign. Close-up of the Permalene cut decorative clock sticking out from the peak of one of playground roofs. Close-up of a white X Permalene panel reading: Rail Road Crossing.]

[video: close-up of the Ring-a-Bell panel below a train track slider maze. Camera pans up a DigiFuse panel with different train crossing road sign images. The top of the sign reads: Can you find these rail road signs hidden on the playground?]

[video: clos-up of two of the large concrete balls squirting water out into the middle of the painted concrete Rail Road crossing sign, fade out. Fade in to an elevated view of the large circular painted Rail Road crossing sign with water fountain concrete balls. Painted in the concrete circular railroad tracks boarder around the painted Rail Road crossing circle and fountain balls. A car horn honks in the background, fade to black. Landscape Structures logo appears with text below reading: Better playgrounds. Better world.]

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265 Post Ave Ste 365
Westbury, NY 11590
Phone 516-338-1630

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