Baxter Community Center reveals new early-childhood playground

Young children on Grand Rapids' southeast side have a new place to play.

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Baxter Community Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning for its newly constructed early-childhood playground.

The event was held on site at 935 Baxter St. SE, at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 15.

According to a press release, members of the Commercial Alliance of REALTORS contributed over $26,000 toward the project.

The new equipment includes a climbing cave, water and sand table, structure with slides and activities and a shade structure for infants.

The ribbon-cutting was attended by Baxter Community Center leaders, the Commercial Alliance of REALTORS Board of Directors and some of the children who will be able to enjoy the new equipment.

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Kayla Fortney is a digital producer at WZZM 13. Have a news tip? Email, visit our Facebook page or Twitter.

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