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Tandem swing newest addition to Squaw Valley’s adaptive playground

Tawnya Panizzi
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A swing built for two was installed March 12, 2019, at Squaw Valley Park’s adaptive playground in O’Hara.

Squaw Valley Park has a new swing built for two.

The equipment was installed March 12 at the adaptive playground along Fox Chapel Road.

Cost was about $1,100.

“It is a tandem swing where two people can ride together,” Township Manager Julie Jakubec said.

The township’s adaptive playground is a unique fenced area with components designed for children with disabilities. The swings have support straps ,and there are stations with Braille and interactive equipment.

The space has a smooth surface rather than wood chips so it can be easily accessed by children in wheelchairs.

The newest equipment, the Konnection Swing, is meant to provide a space where parents can engage with children. The swing also can promote teamwork between two children, officials said.

Tawnya Panizzi is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tawnya at 412-782-2121 x1512, tpanizzi@tribweb.com or via Twitter .

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