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A New Playground at Scarsdale Synagogue

playground3After several years of fundraising and dreaming big, Scarsdale Synagogue is proud to announce the opening of a new playground. Contributions from people of all ages and in all amounts helped to make this playground a reality. The new play space has two climbing structures, various dramatic play areas, ride-on toys galore, rocks for climbing, stonewalls for sitting, a rain garden and spectacular life-sized playhouses. There is even a spongy safety surface under all the climbing equipment and around the center of activity- our Village Green. The Village Green features play houses and shops, a grassy town center and a variety of community helper vehicles.

This playground addresses the needs of children who like to climb, sit, pretend, appreciate nature, and enjoy a quiet space. It is an ideal environment to engage in social interactions. The playground is designed to capture children's interest and encourage their imagination.

Scarsdale Synagogue is located at 2 Ogden Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583. 914-725-5175. www.sstte.org.
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