Willmar Destination Playground closed for installation of shade structures

The Willmar Destination Playground and road loop around Robbins Island Regional Park will be closed until at least Saturday as crews install new shade structures at the playground. Erica Dischino File Photo / West Central Tribune
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WILLMAR — The Willmar Destination Playground at Robbins Island Regional Park will be closed Thursday and Friday as crews install new shade structures at the playground.

Also closed will be the road loop around the island, due to the large equipment that will be on site.

Willmar Parks and Recreation said the playground should reopen Saturday.

The shade structures were one of several improvements the Destination Playground group planned to make at the facility this year. They also included upgraded trash containers and a water softener to improve the operation of the water misters. The project was funded using money left over from the playground construction.

Shelby Lindrud is a reporter with the West Central Tribune of Willmar. Her focus areas are arts and entertainment, agriculture, features writing and the Kandiyohi County Board.

She can be reached via email or direct 320-214-4373.

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