LINO LAKES, Minn. (WCCO) — The rain didn’t stop crews and volunteers from putting together a new school playground on Saturday in Lino Lakes.
The playground for the early childhood program at Rice Lake Elementary School. Much of the money was raised through donations.READ MORE: 'I Would Take A Drawing On A Napkin': Chief Arradondo Says No Elected Official Has Spoken With Him About The Public Safety Ballot Question
Teachers say the addition will make a difference for students.READ MORE: Woman Killed, Man Severely Injured In Home Explosion Near Lake Vermillion
“Right now, the playgrounds at the school aren’t really appropriate for young kids or kids with disabilities. So this playground is made specifically for preschoolers and it has a lot of equipment that is designed for kids with disabilities, so it’s a very inclusive playground,” said Renee Dietz, Centennial Early Childhood Special Education Teacher, said.MORE NEWS: Doctor Accused Of Hoarding Dead Kittens In Her Freezer
Beyond school staff and parents, the Lino Lakes Fire Department, Rotary Club and YMCA also helped out during the build.