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Belmont Park announces temporary closure for construction of new playground

CharlottesvilleThe City of Charlottesville Parks and Recreation Department will temporarily close the playground for 5 to 12 year olds that is adjacent to the spray park area. The playground is scheduled for a total replacement.

It will be closed to the public starting Tuesday through Oct. 18.

The theme for the new play equipment is called Keaton Forest. It includes more features and challenges with a number of slides, bongos, fun seats and ground-level ADA accessible elements to include free note butterfly ensemble.

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Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.