This is a cool concept! A glow-in-the-dark playground is heading to Texas!
Joya at Oran Good Park in Farmers Branch is set to open in the summer and will be the first glow-in-the-dark playground in DFW and all of Texas.
"Joya will be an inclusive glow playground that, while fun in the daytime, will come alive at night with interactive features that glow, allowing for day and evening play," a description on the Farmers Branch website says. (Watch a video rendering here.)
Translated as "jewel" in Spanish, Joya will feature both a main playground (for ages 6+) and a tot playground (for ages 2 to 5).
The main playground will span about 18,000 square feet, and highlights will include:
- 27-foot sphere with 6 levels of climbing, swings and slides
- Zip line with interactive lights
- Spin Zone with LED lights
- Obstacle course
- Glowing seating
The 7,000-square foot tot playground will be in a fenced area and include:
- Lit seating area under custom shade structures
- Turf embankment play
- Natural sensory play area
- Two gated entrances
- Ground level and ramp structured play
- LED uplit spin zones
Oran Good Park is located at 13300 Dennis Ln., at the corner of Tom Field Road and Valley View Lane, in Farmers Branch.
According to Local Profile, it will open in late August and will offer not just a fun, light-up playground for the kids, but also activities for the whole family, with daytime and nighttime events year round.
It sounds pretty cool, can't wait to check it out!