West Creek Park Inclusive Playground: Santa Clarita, CA

ClientLandscape Structures, Inc./City of Santa Clarita
LocationSanta Clarita, CA
DisciplinesCivil Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture

O’Dell Engineering, a Westwood company supported the design of this amazing new inclusive play area located at West Creek Park in Santa Clarita, CA with landscape architecture, civil engineering, and land surveying services. Community members can explore the variety of inclusive elements in the new play area that help users of all ages and abilities further develop cognitive, physical, social, and sensory skills. Features included in the expansion are a Bankshot court which offers basketball opportunities at various heights with non-conventional backboards, a dual-track inclusive zipline, a roller slide, a fitness zone, and much more. The play area directly results from the input and partnership with Santa Clarita community members. Various elements throughout the play area stem from ideas, feedback, and voting provided by residents during community engagement meetings. These include a new zip line with a high-backed seat that makes it accessible, an enhanced play structure for 2-to-5-year-olds, and wheelchair-accessible fitness stations. Amazing educational elements include a station to learn brail.