Twenty children grabbed their clipboards, badges, vests and hardhats Saturday to examine the newly renovated seventeenth and C Park and Playground.

Kids from D.C.’s Department of Parks and Recreation’s Kid Playground Inspectors try the newly renovated seventeenth & C SE Triangle Park and Playground.
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Kids from D.C.’s Department of Parks and Recreation’s Kid Playground Inspectors try the newly renovated seventeenth & C SE Triangle Park and Playground.
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Kids from D.C.’s Department of Parks and Recreation’s Kid Playground Inspectors try the newly renovated seventeenth & C SE Triangle Park and Playground.
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Kids from D.C.’s Department of Parks and Recreation’s Kid Playground Inspectors try the newly renovated seventeenth & C SE Triangle Park and Playground.
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Kids from D.C.’s Department of Parks and Recreation’s Kid Playground Inspectors try the newly renovated seventeenth & C SE Triangle Park and Playground.
((WTOP/Cheyenne Corin))

(WTOP/Cheyenne Corin)

Twenty children grabbed their clipboards, badges, vests and hardhats Saturday to examine the newly renovated 17th and C Park and Playground.

“I like the very fact there’s a whole lot of it packed into one house so you’ll assume it could really feel actually tight however its designed in a means so its like a whole lot of stuff is in a single spot however it enables you to be happy,” stated 9-year-old Lee.

Lee is a part of the second cohort of D.C.’s Department of Parks and Recreation’s Kid Playground Inspectors.

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Kid inspectors try the renovated seventeenth & C SE Triangle Park and Playground

Director Thennie Freeman created this system.

“The children are extraordinarily excited, their mother and father are excited,” Freeman stated. “It’s a good looking factor about placing on the tools placing on vest, placing on the hats. Oh my goodness, they did gentle up.”

Tom Fricton introduced his children Grant and Ellie to participate within the inspection. The two examined out the intense lime inexperienced playground — ensuring it met their requirements of enjoyable and climbable.

“Both of my children liked it,” Fricton stated. “They liked dressing up and pretending to be development staff.”

DPR can be within the means of hiring for over 700 positions for the summer season.

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