C.S. 300’s Green Playground

Delighted C.S. 300 students enjoyed their school’s new green infrastructure playground and racing down its running track.
Photo courtesy of Risa Heller Communications

C.S. 300 students enjoyed playing at their school’s new state-of-the-art playground which they helped design and build in partnership with New York City. The 1.2-acre playground was unveiled by the Trust for Public Land and New York City at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, June 25 and it includes basketball hoops, a turf field, running track, bleachers, play equipment, safety mats, drinking fountain and green infrastructure elements, such as bioswales, a rain garden and specialized plantings. The playground’s green infrastructure components will allow the space to capture up to 700,000 gallons of stormwater runoff each year

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