All-Inclusive Community Playground at Lunda Park

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AIMING TO PROVIDE INCLUSIVE AND MULTI-GENERATIONAL PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT TO
MEET THE NEEDS IN OUR COMMUNITY

Expected Outcomes

An updated city playground would:

  • Provide a free, safe place for children to stay active
  • Help develop self-confidence
  • Improve social skills
  • Fight childhood obesity
  • Be a multi-generational activity, allowing parents and caregivers with disabilities or limited mobility to participate with their children

Community Statistics

  • Jackson County is home to roughly 21,000 individuals
  • 4,000 are children under the age of 18
  • 2,000 people with a disability under the age of 65
  • Currently, there are no all-abilities public parks or playgrounds within 30 miles of our neighborhood.

Events/Project Details

All donations will be matched, dollar for dollar, thanks to a grant received from the Lunda Charitable Fund !

Events

Kick-off community fundraiser for all-inclusive playground project:

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Project Team

Project leaders

    • Anneliese Eddy
    • Nicole Thompson
    • Ashley Segelhurst
    • Chad Duerkop

"In the planning and implementation of an all-inclusive multigenerational playground, it is important to include many areas of specialty to meet the needs of all individuals. The Playground Improvement Planning Committee has made sure to include a variety of credentialed individuals and companies to ensure all features and needs have been addressed.”

Current involved specialties include:

  • Local physical and occupational therapists
  • Jackson County Parks & Rec Director
  • Jackson County Disability group leaders
  • Jackson County Department of Health and Human services
  • Jackson County ARDC

Fundraising goal = $600,000.00

All donations will be matched, dollar for dollar, thanks to a grant received from the Lunda Charitable Fund !

All donations are tax deductible.

Donation & Payment Information:

Please include the donation form with your donation.

Checks can be made payable to: The City of Black River Falls, referencing “Lunda Playground” in the memo.

Donations and forms should be mailed to:
City of Black River Falls:
Parks and Rec Department
101 South Second Street,
Black River Falls, WI 54615

Donation Tiers of Giving

{COPPER} $1+: Thank you for your donation!

{BRONZE} $500+: Donors recognized publicly

{SILVER} $1,000+: In addition to the above, donor names will be included in community recognition display at the park

{GOLD} $5,000+: In addition to all the above, donor names will be included on welcome sign at entrance to playground

If you would like to donate a larger amount we would be happy to connect with you and discuss donation options. Please send an email to Lundaplayground@gmail.com or contact a project team leader to set up a time to meet and discuss your donation.

Contact Us

Questions about this project can be directed to the project email Lundaplayground@gmail.com.