Happy kids get Jungle fever

OFFICIAL CUT - the Mayor and Mayoress open the park
OFFICIAL CUT – the Mayor and Mayoress open the park

YOUNG explorers in pursuit of adventure need look no further than Woking Park after the installation of a new play area.

The jungle-themed facility was opened by Woking dignitaries on Saturday, with Mayor Tony Branagan and wife Mary in attendance.

To help kids take a walk on the wild side, face-painters were on hand from 11am to midday to give young explorers an animal makeover and make the opening a roaring success.

Children and parents can now enjoy a fully refurbished and extended play facilities featuring multi-play towers incorporating bridges, tunnel, climbing nets, zip-wire and monkey bars; Amazonian steamer play boat; swings; roundabout; see-saw; springers; play house; animal sculptures; balance equipment; water and sand play; and two parallel embankment slides.

Exotic plants and shrubs feature to enhance the jungle experience. And if that’s not enough, there’s even a spot the jungle animal game for younger explorers. The works also include the creation of an additional fenced dog-free picnic area adjacent to the play area.

PARKRIBBONPortfolio Holder for Cultural and Community Development, Councillor David Bittleston, said: “The council are committed to investing and improving play area facilities across the borough.

“Thanks to this investment, we have created an exciting, inclusive and unique play area that will appeal to a wide range of ages and abilities, while providing endless hours of enjoyment to children for years to come.”


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