Renovating a beloved park and galleon playground to fare any weather.
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DETAILS

LocationManhattan Beach, California, United States
ClientCity of Manhattan Beach
Size11,000 sqft

Originally built in the 1970s, Polliwog Park is a high-use neighborhood amenity that provides active recreation and play facilities to local families. The original playground was replaced in 2003 but required a full update in 2020 to account for routine flooding. SWA’s design allows the park to remain an active community feature year-round.

In addition to a pond, botanical garden, and dog park, Polliwog Park is known for its sunken galleon playground. The revitalized area includes ADA-accessible structures, features for all ages, and resilient safety surfacing. A portion of the 12,500-square-foot playground is equipped with shade structures.

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