City of Duncan officials have announced the grand opening of the new playground at Hillcrest Park.

Hillcrest, located at D Street and Chestnut, received new equipment made possible through a dollar-for-dollar matching grant from GameTime for ADA Compliant playground equipment. 

The purchase for the equipment with the matching grant from GameTime was approved in November 2018 for a total price of $41,824.55, At that time, it was undetermined which park would receive the equipment. The installation costs for the equipment totaled $18,100, approved in March 2019 by council. Other equipment was obtained through the same matching grant for both Humphrey and Duncan Lakes. 

The grand opening of Hillcrest Park’s new playground is scheduled for 1-3 p.m. Saturday, April 20.

Free ice cream will be available for all children attending.

The grand opening is sponsored by Cunningham Recreation and the City of Duncan.

For more information on Duncan Parks, call 580-255-2112 and ask for the Parks Department.