Universally accessible and inclusive playground with ship feature, fountain, and spinning cups

Address: 1006 W Lincoln Ave, Belvidere, IL

Description:

Bloom Playground in Belvidere Park is an accessible and inclusive playground with equipment that allows children of all abilities to play side by side.

Best for ages: 2-10

Features:

  • Medium sized two-level play structure with ramp, climbing, and stair entrances
  • Climbing wall
  • Climbing rock
  • Balancing pole
  • Three tier climbing triangles
  • Hopscotchfoursquarequare on rubber flooring
  • Fountain water feature
  • Built-in games
  • Bongo drums
  • Two spinning cups
  • Spinning wheel
  • Swaying ship (also accessible)
  • Four swings – two normal size, two special needs
  • Walkie talkies
  • Play counter
  • Three slides – one tall, two toddler sized
  • Nearby grassy space
  • Nearby garbage cans
  • Nearby pavilion with 5 picnic tables

Sun protection: The playground is in full sun

Parking: Parking in front of the playground (5-10 spots)

Playground structure materials: Plastic and metal

Ground/surface materials: Rubber flooring

Fenced in? N

Slides? Y, three slides

Swings? Y, two normal sized, two special needs

Picnic tables, benches or other seating? Y, one bench and five picnic tables in view of the playground

Walking path, sidewalk or bike path? Y, there’s a sidewalk leading to the playground and around the park

Stroller accessibility? Y

Bathrooms? N

Drinking fountain? N

Food and drink nearby? N

What makes it special or worth visiting?

Bloom Playground is part of beautiful Belvidere Park, where Kiddieland is also located. This playground is one of two universally accessible playgrounds in the Stateline area (Camden Playground in Janesville is the other). The playground is great for kids of all abilities. There are fun features like spinning cups, a swaying ship, built-in drums and games, and a hopscotch board on the rubber flooring. There’s also a water fountain feature that kids can splash in.

If you go, you may want to bring:

  • Sunscreen – Some parts of the play structure get direct sunlight
  • Swimsuits or change of clothes – There’s a water fountain feature
Bloom Playground in Belvidere, IL
Bloom Playground
Belvidere, IL
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