BCCAP Head Start and Early Head Start in partnership with the Township of Willingboro Park and Recreation Department (Mr. Kendall Brunson, Township Director), Burlington County Health Department (Dr. Holly Funkhouser, Public Health Officer), G3 Fitness Health and Fitness, Pi Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the American Heart Association are meeting every month and working together to host Let’s P.L.A.A.Y. Day on National Go Outdoors Day Saturday, June 13, 2015. Volunteers from these organizations are preparing for an exciting community day! Meetings for this event are held every 3rd Thursday of the month at the JF Kennedy Center in Willingboro, New Jersey at 3PM. During the monthly meetings the Township Park and Recreation Director meets with the team to discuss logistics and the installation of the new playground.
The main event for June 13, 2015 is the ribbon cutting for a new playground at Mill Creek Park in Willingboro, New Jersey.
Here is a picture of the old playground…the before picture!
We will share pictures of the removal the old playground and installation of the new playground.
The new playground will provide BCCAP Head Start/EHS children and parents that live in Willingboro and community residents (park is open to public) with an opportunity to enjoy the playground and the park to promote lifelong activity and fun for youth and adults. This important project is designed to fight obesity and promote health, fitness and wellness. While enjoying the new playground families will also have an opportunity to enjoy the walking path, fitness path, climb a mountain, ride bikes, roller skate or fish at the lake in a safe environment. The new playground will be owned and maintained by Willingboro Parks and Recreation Department.
Saturday, June 13, 2015 will include a ribbon cutting for the new playground and a variety of outdoor activities, bike safety, bike helmet give away, fitness sessions, healthy cooking sessions, motorcycle show and safety, fishing event, kites, double dutch, food, music and more!
Let’s P.L.A.A.Y. BCCAP Head Start! Let’s P.L.A.A.Y. Willingboro! Let’s P.L.A.A.Y. Burlington County!
Community Organizations are invited to set up information tables on June 13, 2015 at Mill Creek Park at no charge. Please send your organization name, email, telephone number and inform us about the type of information you will share on June 13, 2015. In addition your community organization will need to bring your own table and chairs. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are a community organization that would like to set up a table and participate on June 13, 2015.