In Bloom!

The bulbs our Hopkins volunteers planted in the fall are starting to bloom all over the park. Come see Spring in action!

Park Closed for Maintenance on 8/4

The Park will be closed for maintenance and upkeep starting on Friday, August 4th, 2017. Some of the work being done is painting/repairing the fence and pruning the trees. It is unclear how long the work will take, but we’ll post updates as we get them. Sorry for the inconvenience.

New Equipment!

New Equipment was installed today by Playground Specialist Inc. The new equipment includes a short slide more appropriate for younger children, and a rock climbing feature that should be fun for all. As a part of the installation, new sections … Continue reading

Summer is hot and the Children’s Park Fountain is cool!

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The fountain at the Mt. Vernon Children’s Park is on for the summer! Special thanks to Susan Warren and every volunteer who helped to lead the efforts to repair the fountain over the past year and David March of D.G. March & Associates who did great work getting the fountain up and running just in time for warm weather. The fountain is child-activated – just hit the black rubber button on the smaller flower. Please help us keep the fountain running and the park clean by clearing leaf debris or other debris from the fountain drains if they are clogged and discouraging children from any playing with sand by the fountain.