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Bixler Playlot Park

This is an informational page of Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference's hydepark.org and the HPKCC Parks Committee and not from the Chicago Park District or Bixler Park Advisory Council.

The PAC's site is on Facebook, type in BixerPlaylotAdvisoryCouncil. Or https://www.facebook.com/events/1704771603106656/

Officers elected June 11, 2016: President Mila Jameson, VP Kian Berstrom, Secretary Lawrence Rocke, Treasurer Kate Smous.

Bixler PAC will meet 4th Wednesdays 7 pm at the park when weather permits, other wise at Midway rink. The PAC for present will concentrate on equipment (including opening on time) and a safe enviroment for kids. Also, programming for famly-friendly activities such as storytelling, education, even lemonade stands Jameson told the Herald.

President: Mila Jameson

About Bixler. Located at 57th and Kenwood, this park should showpiece, although its fountain at first drew area residents' ire because of lack of public input. This is an example of a park whose planting and maintenance is contracted out. The park draws attention of the Ray School LSC because the park is continuous with the school (recently restored and with an compatible addition) campus' ball field, lawn, play equipment, and beautifully kept gardens. A recent addition on the campus is a set of charming concrete balls of various sizes and the renewed gardens to the north. Bixler's play area has a lockable cast iron fence enclosure. There are water fountains both inside and outside (the latter shared with the many dogs whose owners converge on the school campus. There have been problems with debris in the sandbox (got new sand in June 2016) and with sand clogging both the water feature and the ornamental fountain. wood is charming and highly popular with families. Its play equipment and redesign in the late 1990's was meant to be a showpiece of the Southeast Region, although its fountain at first drew area residents' ire because of lack of public input. This is an example of a park whose planting and maintenance is contracted out. The park draws attention of the Ray School LSC because the park is continuous with the school (recently restored and with an compatible addition) campus' ball field, lawn, play equipment, and beautifully kept gardens. A recent addition on the campus is a set of charming concrete balls of various sizes and the renewed gardens to the north. Bixler's play area has a lockable cast iron fence enclosure. There are water fountains both inside and outside (the latter shared with the many dogs whose owners converge on the school campus.