COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Parks Department is exploring its options regarding the area of Kids Dreamland, West Van Buren Street.
Parks Director Mark Green said the condition of the playground, that is several years past its lifespan, is continuing to deteriorate.
â€śSome of the problems are becoming unrepairable,â€ť Green said. â€śThe playground is beyond its years.â€ť
Green said a wooden playset has a 15-year lifespan â€” Kids Dreamland has surpassed the 20-year mark.
â€śWhen Kids Dreamland was constructed, it was a great project,â€ť Green said. â€śIt was purchased and put together by the community.â€ť
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