MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There’s a new place for kids to play outside while they’re in the hospital.

Colorful slides and ladders are part of a new playground at Minnesota Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis. It’s all thanks to former Minnesota Viking Chad Greenway, his wife Jenny and their “Lead the Way Foundation.”

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The space allows young patients to get some fresh air, relax, and feel like a kid while in the middle of treatment.

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“This is just a small idea of how we can help, and it’s something simple and basic, but something that can really be groundbreaking for some folks especially when you spend a lot of time in the hospital,” Greenway said. “Which is a place where you’re getting great care, but not a place you want to spend a lot of time.”

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Greenway’s partnership with Minnesota Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis dates back six years.