Norwalk, CA — Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn has awarded a $300,000 grant to the City of Norwalk for an inclusive playground for children of all ages and abilities at Holifield Park.
“This is going to be a state-of-the-art playground where children of all ages and abilities can play together,” said Supervisor Janice Hahn. “I appreciate Norwalk’s vision and I am happy I can help turn it into a reality.”
“Supervisor Janice Hahn’s support and partnership has brought us one step closer to achieving our goal of providing safe and improved parks in our community,” said Norwalk Mayor Margarita L. Rios. “Specifically, funding from the Supervisor’s office will help enhance Holifield Park’s amenities, such as the playground and basketball court.”
The grant comes from the Fourth District Discretionary funds. The planned playground would be ADA accessible and include shade structures to protect children from the sun as well as covered benches for parents. The two playgrounds at Holifield currently have sand surfaces which are not ADA accessible and are costly to maintain.
Supervisor Hahn’s Field Deputy, Ivan Sulic, is presenting a check for the project to the Norwalk City Council during tonight’s meeting.