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Central Park Playground in Lawrence Township NJ

Ahoy! Raise the anchor and prepare to set sail for a good time when you visit the Central Park Playground in Lawrenceville New Jersey.

We’ve got the details on a Lawrenceville playground that can spark all kinds of imaginative adventures when you visit with the kids.

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10 Things to Know About Central Park Playground in Lawrence Township NJ

As part of our challenge to write about 100 New Jersey playgrounds in 100 days we bring you the details about Central Park Playground, a playground in Lawrence Township NJ.

Where is Central Park Playground located?

Central Park Playground is located at 100 Dave Nevius Way in Lawrence Township, Mercer County, New Jersey. The park is part of the Lawrence Township park system.

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What kind of playground equipment does the Central Park Playground have?

The Central Park Playground in Lawrence Township is a newer accessible playground that has a lot of interesting play equipment. The highlight is the main structure of the 5 to 12 year old portion of the playground which is built to look like a ship. There is also a playground for 2 to 5 year olds that is right next to this one. There are swings, slides, and some special features.

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Are there swings?

There are 2 baby swings, 4 traditional swings, and 2 inclusive accessible swings.

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Are there slides?

There are 2 open slides on the 5 to 12 year old playground.

There is a tube and an open slide on the 2 to 5 year old playground.

What special features does the playground offer?

The 5 to 12 year old section has a spinner, Cruiser/glider, vertical climbing wall, climbing net, and multiple types of monkey bars. The 2 to 5 year old section has a small rock climber and walker climbers.

What kind of ground cover does the playground have?

The ground cover is a firm rubber matting that feels soft.

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Is the playground at Central Park Playground accessible?

The 5 to 12 playground is accessible. There is a short path to the playground from the nearby parking lot and there are ramps. The Cruiser can accommodate a wheelchair and there are two inclusive swings.

Is there shade available at the Central Park Playground? 

There is a canopy above the 2 to 5 year old section of the playground as well as over a small seating area between the 2 playgrounds.

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Where is parking for the Central Park Playground? 

There is a parking lot next to the playground.

Are there restrooms at Central Park Playground?

Restrooms are inside a small building close to the playground and parking lot.

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What else is there to do at Central Park Playground?

In addition to the playground at Central Park Playground, there are additional amenities available for visitors.

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Are there walking trails?

Close to the playground, there is also a walking pathway.

Are there fields or courts for sports? 

There are several fields and courts at this Lawrenceville Township park.

  • Tennis courts
  • Soccer field
  • Baseball fields
  • Lacrosse field
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Visit the park website for more details on these amenities.

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Bonus information we want you to know about Central Park Playground 

Who do I contact about having a birthday party or event at Central Park Playground?

We provide these details about Central Park Playground as a service to our readers and the park. However, Jersey Family Fun is not directly involved with this park. To reserve Central Park Playground for a birthday party or private event, please contact them directly by calling (609) 844-7065, emailing [email protected], or visiting their website.

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Find more great playgrounds in New Jersey

Visit Mercer County parks and playgrounds to learn more about playgrounds near this one. Visit our series on New Jersey Playgrounds and Parks to learn more about the great playgrounds across our state.

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