Disney volunteers build playground at Anaheim’s Imperial Park

It started early Saturday when more than 300 volunteers showed up at Anaheim’s Imperial Park in an area where there was once a playground. By the time darkness fell, a brand-new playground had sprung up.

It was all built thanks to a donation by the Disneyland Resort and the help of the Girl Scouts of Orange County, the city of Anaheim, Disney “VoluntEARS” and “KaBOOM!

This is the eighth Disney-sponsored “KaBOOM!” playground built in the city since 2011. There are four more planned, the resort announced last year.

“We are more dedicated than ever to securing a bright future for Anaheim’s children and families,” said Michael Colglazier, president of the Disneyland Resort.

During the day, the volunteers poured concrete for posts, put together the various pieces of playground equipment, and got their hands dirty by shoveling wood chips into the play areas.

The playground’s design was inspired by children’s drawings at an event at one of the…

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