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Willowcreek Park in Plano

Location: 2101 Jupiter Road, Plano. Located at the corner of Briarwood Drive and Jupiter Road.

What makes it noteworthy: There are two play areas for older and younger kids that are fun in different ways. Five slides, four baby swings and two spring-loaded motorcycles are available at the area for younger kids, and one tunnel slide, monkey bars, a balance game and a seesaw are located in the area for older kids.

Extras: In addition to the two play structures, there is a soccer practice field and sand volleyball court. There are several picnic tables around the park, a shaded pavilion, restrooms and a 1.3-mile bike trail that winds along the park.

Safety: Willowcreek Park received an A* on the Playground Safety Report Card. The play area had minor graffiti, and used food containers littered the ground in the playground.

+Spring-loaded toys and a seesaw
+Sand volleyball court
-Litter around play area
-Minor graffiti
Overall grade: 3/5 stars
*Based on the National Program for Playground Safety’s Report Card at playgroundsafety.org
This review was distributed to the City of Plano Parks and Recreation department for further review and/or action.

Published June 2015