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This profile of Ann Arbor’s Buhr Park Playground is part of our Tuesday Playground Profiles Series. Are you interested in sponsoring the series? Contact us for details.
Each week Ann Arbor with Kids is profiling a different playground in the Ann Arbor area including Ann Arbor, Saline, Ypsilanti, Dexter, etc. Today we are profiling Buhr Park in Ann Arbor.
Ann Arbor’s Buhr Park
Buhr Park – Playground Features
Playground Profile Last Updated: June 20, 2017
This playground profile was collected prior to our new format which did not gather all of this data. We have included our best guess in the conversion and will add them to our list to be updated. Information most likely to be incorrect is number of slides and structures
Accessible Structure: No
Slides: 2, Straight Slide, Curved Slide
Monkey Bars: Yes
Zip Line: No
Climbing Apparatus: No
Merry Go Round: No
See Saw: No
Swings: 2 traditional swings, 2 baby swings, 0 parent/baby swings, 0 adaptive swings, 0 tire swings
Ground Activities: No
Surface: Wooden Mulch
Shade: Partial Shade – There are many large trees around the Buhr Park playground
Buhr Park – Park Details
Park Owner: Ann Arbor
Location: Buhr Park, 2751 Packard Street, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Parking: Parking Lot – Small lot by the playground. Additional parking by Cobblestone Farm, Pool, and softball fields.
Bathrooms: Port a Potty
Walking Trails: Paved – Walking trails connect the playground to Cobblestone Farm, the Pool/Ice Rink, and local neighborhoods
Water Play: None
Sports Fields: Baseball/Softball
Buhr Park Description
Events at Buhr Park
Most of the events at Buhr Park are held at the Pool or Ice Rink, but there are also events at Cobblestone Farm and in the park on occasion
Beyond Buhr Park
The playground is just one part of Buhr Park.
In the summer, spend time at Buhr Park Pool. The tot pool is great especially during Tot Splash. Or, enjoy swimming in the full pool.
In winter, enjoy skating at Buhr Park Outdoor Ice Arena. The ice arena is open air, but still covered from the elements.
Cobblestone Farm is a historic farm that has been restored to its 19th century state with the barn remodeled for use as an event space. Tours are offered on Tuesday evenings from 4-7p. The house is maintained as a museum by the Cobblestone Farm Association who offers some events and tours by appointment.
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