Wandering Wednesday - Brooks School Park
Whenever the weather has been a little soggy, and then boom there is a nice day in the mix, this is our go-to park! I love the fun layout and most of all that it's not centered in mulch or dirt. It's built upon a super cool engineered rubber surface and surrounded by concrete paths. Perfect for running, jumping, climbing and getting energy out for little ones, without the addition of mud. It's definitely got the mama stamp of approval.
Less mess does make me giddy, but there are other perks too. Things like fall protection and that the materials used are made of recycled materials. Additionally, there are separate areas for older and younger kids, plus elements prefect for children with disabilities. All around it is an all-star park, and I am glad it's so close to home. Really just down the street from Fortville, off 116th and Brooks School Rd.
The outdoor play structure is full of features and multiple slides. My kiddos could play for hours and never be bored. Plus there are lots of swings and hands-on interactive elements too. Even areas where they can make music! There are paths to walk, covered and uncovered picnic areas to lunch and courts for basketball. Oh and the swings! We love the swings. I love that I can push my daughter and still see my son pretending to be a pirate at the top of the play structure.
Then there is the babbling brook and the bridge you cross to enter the park. The kiddos are always fascinated by this water element and have to stop and watch the water for a bit before heading to play. Maybe even play a quick game of Pooh Sticks too. Overall, such a great park and only a hop, a skip and jump from Fortville. We do love our Memorial and Landmark Parks in Fortville, but on a Wandering Wednesday, it's fun to explore a little too.
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