Special swing set up at Walnut Ridge park

Special swing set up at Walnut Ridge park
Emily Anglin plays with her daughter Tuesday at Stewart Park in Walnut Ridge. (Source: KAIT)
Emily Anglin plays with her daughter Tuesday at Stewart Park in Walnut Ridge. (Source: KAIT)

WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) - Stewart Park in Walnut Ridge now has a new swing to cater to patrons with special needs.

According to a Facebook post from the park, the JennSwing is now a feature of the swing sets at the playground.

The swing, according to the park, meets the Americans with Disabilities Act guidelines for playground equipment in public recreation applications.

It can partially recline, has an easily adjustable harness, and will accommodate children up to 125 pounds.

"It's really heart touching because for her-it's hard for her to go out and do stuff. we want her to experience what every other kids' experiences out there so it's good that our community has come together you know it's just really heart touching- because she's special I want her to be able to do stuff like that," Emily Anglin, who spent time with her daughter Tuesday at the playground, said.

Park officials on Tuesday thanked the city council and administration for the approval and purchase of the swing.

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