(1) Option 1. Option 1 provides dramatic play
(5) Service Vehicle Access. A maintenance ac-
cess route to the sand area is provided for ease of
and manufactured play equipment for children ages
maintenance and replenishment of material.
5 to 9 years (fig 52).
b. Play Lot (5 to 9 Years). Two options for play lots
(a) Dramatic Play. A ground-level platform
and seating create an area for impromptu perfor-
are provided for children ages 5 to 9 years. Option 1
emphasizes manufactured play equipment and dra-
mances. Dramatic play is located away from active
play on the edge of the play area. Since the area is
matic play. Option 2 emphasizes sports and games.
The designer should select the diagram which most
shaded and located to provide views throughout the
play area, it also serves as a gathering place.
closely meets the needs of the site analysis and the
findings of the. design criteria report. A defined en-
(b) Manufactured Play Equipment. T h e
manufactured play equipment component includes
try area that connects pedestrian and bike circula-
a composite play structure and swings. The swings
tion pathways to the neighborhood and to nearby
are located on the edge of the play area. Manufac-
community facilities is provided in both options.
tured play equipment is the focal point of the play
Pathways are also provided in both options to link
all play area components.
Figure 5-2. Play Lot Option 1 (5 to 9 Years).