Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Meadowlark Park, Ellisville


Location: The end of Clayton Oaks Drive at Virginia, Ellisville, MO 63011

Website: http://www.ellisville.mo.us/199/Facility-Rentals-Parks-Trails

Playground ground cover: wood chips

Meadowlark is a little neighborhood park that was completely renovated in 2019. This was the old playground.



The new playground is a huge improvement, but alas there still is no restroom. There is one large play structure and it has a rock wall, a webbed twisted climber, several slides, a gear board, a tunnel, and various bars and poles. 


There are 2 baby swings, 2 sling swings, and a cool double swing.



Basketball court



Rocking seats


Tunnel and gear board




 




Small covered picnic area




Monday, January 20, 2020

South Side Park, Belleville IL



Location: 600 S. Sixth St., Belleville, IL 62220

Website: https://www.belleville.net/Facilities/Facility/Details/Southside-Park-18

Playground Ground Cover: Poured Rubber & Rubber Chips

Amenities: 

  • Barbecue Grills
  • Fishing Lake
  • Fitness Trail
  • Horseshoe Courts
  • Pavilion Rental
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground Equipment
  • Softball Diamonds

The playground here is great! It's themed like a pirate ship and it's huge. There are two play structures, one for big kids and one for little kids. The smaller one has slides, a chain climber, and various bars and poles.  There is a covered pavilion next to the playground and restrooms nearby.




There is one adaptive swing, one baby swing, and 2 sling swings.



The larger one has slides, ramps, chain climbers, steering wheels, pretend windows, fake cannons, and various bars and poles.





Lake stocked with fish.







Friday, January 17, 2020

East End Park, Belleville IL



Location: 501 Forest Ave., Belleville, IL 62220

Website: https://www.belleville.net/facilities/facility/details/East-End-Park-7

Playground Ground Cover: Rubber Chips

This park has a small playground for little kids under 5. It has a couple slides and some bars and poles. There are 2 sling swings and 2 baby swings. There are no restrooms.







Thursday, January 16, 2020

Hough Park, Belleville IL



Location: 417 N. Third St., Belleville, IL 62220

Website: https://www.belleville.net/Facilities/Facility/Details/Hough-Park-9

Playground Ground Cover: Poured Rubber

Amenities:
  • Art Sculptures
  • Barbecue Grills
  • Fitness Trail
  • Horseshoe Courts
  • Multi-Purpose Fields
  • Pavilion Rental
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground Equipment





Restroom building


Large pavilion with electric 


There is one play structure with several slides, and lots of bars and poles.



There are 4 sling swings and 2 baby swings.


Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Pleasant Hill Park, Belleville IL



Location: 601 N. Sixth St., Belleville, IL 62220

Website: https://www.belleville.net/facilities/facility/details/Pleasant-Hill-Park-14

Playground Ground Cover: Pea Gravel and Rubber Mats

This playground has 2 different play structures, one for big kids and one for littles. The one for big kids has a boulder climber, tunnel, several slides, monkey bars, a tic tac toe board, and various bars and poles.


There are several covered pavilions between the play grounds.







Ball field


The play structure for little kids has a couple slides and some various bars and poles.