Hero Park

Hero Park is coming in Fall 2024!
The Round Lake Area Park District is excited to announce that we will soon break ground on the new 100% inclusive playground Hero Park and it is expected to be completed by Fall of 2024!

Hero Park will be built across from the Park District's Special Recreation building, 2071 N. Orchard Lane, Round Lake Beach. An Inclusive Playground is specifically designed to remove physical and social barriers so ALL children, with and without disabilities and/or critical illnesses, can play side by side with their peers and families. Hero Park will be one of the largest inclusive playgrounds in Lake County when finished.

Some of the features of Hero Park include:

  • Safe, smooth, spongy surfacing
  • Ramps from bottom to top
  • Transfer stations throughout
  • Specialized seating and handholds
  • Slanted/graduated climbing elements
  • High back swings
  • Stainless steel and molded slides
  • Musical elements
  • Parallel play
  • Lots of shade
  • Fun, educational play panels
In preparation for this new, all-inclusive park, the previous playground at North Shore Park, 2041 N. Orchard Lane, Round Lake Beach, has been taken down. The playground equipment has been donated to Kids Around the World, an agency that removes existing playground parts and refurbishes them for use in other countries.
Construction will begin in June, as weather allows, and the project is expected to be completed in the fall of 2024.

Hero Park is sponsored by:

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