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By Dena Wood
The Times 

Prescott Installs New Playground Equipment

Grants and donations make purchase possible


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New playground equipment for elementary-aged children has joined the new toddler play equipment installed last year. Both sets were made possible by combining multiple grants and donations.

PRESCOTT – Last year, Prescott Park saw the replacement of much-needed toddler playground equipment. Just last week, equipment for 6-12 year-olds was installed at a cost of roughly $65,000.

As with the $20,000 toddler equipment purchase, the new playground equipment was purchased with grant funds and private donations rather than taxpayer dollars, according to Prescott Joint Parks and Recreation District co-manager Yvonne Jackson.

The PJPRD must collect levy funds each year to continue operation of the community pool and the district works very hard to use those funds responsibly, findin...

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