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Brentwood is adding a destination park to its town.
On Wednesday, the Brentwood Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a total of $7.4 million to fund a state-of-the-art playground in the suburbs. The new park will include a climbing wall, zip line, climbing net, boardwalk and stream.
The playing field was discussion center in Brentwood for months . In February, the aldermen had already agreed to $1.15 million for playground equipment. On Wednesday, they agreed to donate another $6.3 million.
The cost initially started at $5.7 million, but demand soared to $7.4 million due to inflation, city leaders told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
The playground is an initiative of Brentwood Bound, a $95 million project approved in 2017 to mitigate flooding and improve the city’s roads. The park was added to the plan in 2021. Brentwood Bound is largely funded by a half-cent sales tax that Brentwood voters approved in 2019. The park could be funded by the Development Projects Fund. investment in stormwater and park improvements and through donations.
The park will be located south of Manchester Road and is expected to open in spring 2023.
Here is an overview of the renderings of the park: