McMahon Park Playground Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Date: May 29, 2024

Congratulations to the Township of Middletown on the recent renovations made to McMahon Park Playground, which was celebrated at their Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held on Tuesday, May 7th, 2024. Over 400+ community members attended the ribbon cutting ceremony along with Township Representatives, SCE Project Team Members, and Guest of Honor/Speaker, Eric LeGrand, who is a Rutgers University Football Alumni! 

It was a beautiful day celebrating the transformation of this park, which is the Township’s first inclusive playground, providing children of all abilities the opportunity to play together! 

 

 

PROJECT OVERVIEW

SCE provided professional land surveying, landscape architecture, engineering, and environmental permitting services to the Township of Middletown’s Department of Recreation (Township) for the design of McMahon Park. Improvements to the project include the following:

Pickle Ball Courts – Construction of six (6) new pickle ball courts, which replaced the former roller hockey rink. Improvements included new fencing along perimeter of each court to catch pickle balls, picnic/game tables, informational kiosk, fenced area for portable restrooms, shelter for benches, park wayfinding signage, surrounding park landscaping for aesthetics and overall park cohesiveness. 

Playground – A NEW inclusive playground to replace the existing play equipment, which also included NEW accessible asphalt walkway to the playground area, benches and landscaping around the play area, and site restoration.

Field House – Exterior building improvements including exterior painting, minor exterior cosmetic repairs, and installation of a remote access with a keypad locking system for the restrooms.

Site Improvements – ADA accessibility improvements to walkways around building to bathrooms, sidewalks throughout park, and parking area; resurfacing asphalt basketball court and tennis courts; improved sports lighting for basketball courts and tennis courts; repair of baseball field fencing; water service connections at pickle ball, tennis, and basketball courts; and security cameras throughout the park connecting to the existing Township Police security system.

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