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Saddle up, Russell!

The 3rd annual Lemonade Challenge

is back...with a Bang!

A Park is more Fun when it's for Everyone!

Project Mission

The renovation of Russell Play Park will promote a lifetime of activity for the youthful in the Russell area. The park will include an accessible and all inclusive playground for everyone to enjoy. 


The community led effort will provide a fully accessile playground for limitless play for indivudals of all abilities to enjoy.

The Russell Play Park will feature ramped play structures, transfer platforms, inclusive swings, sensory play elements, and wheelchair-accessible surfacing.


Outdoor play stimulates speech, cognition, gross motor skills, fine motor skills and social skills more efficiently than any other method of instruction.


Funds raised will be used to design, construct, and equip the playground with inclusive features and amenities, ensuring the park is fully accessible.

Donations are tax deductible. Make your donation online or by mailing a check to PO Box 104 Russell, KS 67665.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an accessible playground?

  • An accessible playground is designed to accommodate individuals of all abilities, including those with physical, sensory, cognitive, or developmental disabilities. It ensures that everyone can play and interact together.

Why is an accessible playground important?

  • Accessible playgrounds promote inclusion, allowing children and adults with disabilities to enjoy outdoor play. It fosters social interaction, physical activity, and a sense of belonging for everyone in the community.​

Who will benefit from the accessible playground?

  • The accessible playground will benefit children and adults with disabilities, their families, caregivers, and the entire community by providing an inclusive and welcoming play environment for all.

Is the accessible playground only for individuals with disabilities?

  • No, the accessible playground is for everyone. It is designed to be inclusive, promoting play for individuals with and without disabilities, fostering understanding and cooperation among all community members.

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