"Victory for Kids"

Playground Building Sept. '03

Albion, Michigan
Volunteers provided by AVSO

Each photo represents a different tour of "Victory for Kids" Playground building.

Click on a photo to take that tour, and come back to take another tour.

"Before" Tour Dec.2002


The building begins Sept. 2003


Final building and kid testing
photos by Catherine Kerley

Detail shots

by David Trumpie

  Directions to Victory Park
  Map of all Albion Parks

Victory for Kids

In the summer of 2000, inspectors found the playground equipment at Victory Park unsafe, and determined that it needed to be removed.

Shortly afterwards, Citizens for a Victory Park Playground began working toward a new community-built playground at the park.

After successful initial fundraising, the group hired a nationally-recognized architectural firm, Leathers and Associates, to come up with a design.

After a “Design Day” with Albion school children, during which children contributed their ideas and drawings and named the playground “Victory for Kids,” the architects arrived at an exciting plan.

As of this date, over $125,000 needed for materials and maintenance has been raised.

This is a huge project for Albion, involving our whole community. Donations have ranged from $15 to $10,000 and every dollar counts. Community members not only come up with the money for the project, they buy the materials and actually build the playground themselves.





Photo tour by AlbionDesign.com

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This page last updated 1/21/04