Oklahoma City closes seven playgrounds temporarily for safety risk

A potential safety risk involving foreign material in the playing surface at seven Oklahoma City playgrounds has prompted city officials to close them temporarily.

BY MICHAEL KIMBALL Modified: October 11, 2012 at 10:49 pm •  Published: October 12, 2012
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Oklahoma City officials have temporarily closed seven playgrounds at city parks because of debris like roofing materials and insulation found in playing surfaces.

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AT A GLANCE

Oklahoma City’s 7 Temporarily closed playgrounds

• Douglas Park, 500 NW 47

• Lake Draper Concession, SE 104 and W Stanley Draper Drive

• Lake Draper North Point, Point 10 Recreation Area

• Route 66 Park, 9901 NW 23

• Washington Park, 400 N High Ave.

• Woodrun Park, 4 N Willowood Drive

• Youngs Park, 4610 S Youngs Blvd.

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