By FRED SWEGLES, Orange County Register Courtney’s SandCastle, a universal-access playground in San Clemente that gives children with disabilities a chance to play beside children without disabilities, is a step closer to adding a sensory garden. The City Council approved a conceptual plan Tuesday night to add interactive features designed to stimulate the senses – […]
By FRED SWEGLES, Orange County Register Efforts to add a sensory garden and other interactive features to a universal-access playground in San Clemente are $371 closer, thanks to the “flour power” of children in Dana Point. The girls raised the money by selling baked goods, and they plan to sell more Oct. 13-14 during the Friends […]
The Kiwanis Club of San Clemente and its foundation presented a check for $10,000 to the Courtney’s SandCastle Charitable Foundation. Courtney’s SandCastle is the universally accessible playground and is part of the Vista Hermosa Sport Park & Aquatics Center. It serves children of all abilities, and is especially designed for children with physical, mental and […]
http://birtchbaby.blogspot.com/2012_07_01_archive.html Courtney’s Sandcastle (John’s Disneyland!) is an AMAZING park….built for kids with all abilities. It has wide ramps for wheelchairs/walkers, sensory activities, musical instruments, cushioned ground, braille, large swings…..EVERYTHING you can think of that children with special needs may need. It’s a place where all kids can play together…a place where John can safely roam and […]
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Visit the Courtney’s SandCastle Universal Playground on Saturday, February 25th for the Grand Opening of Phase I.
Members Donate $10,000 to Help Make Universal Playground a “Dream Come True” Today, the dedicated, philanthropic Sunrise Rotary Club members, donated $10,000 to help fund Courtney’s SandCastle. “This donation brings us one step closer to realizing Courtney Faye Smith’s dream of constructing this universal playground in San Clemente,” said Mina Santoro, Chair of Courtney’s SandCastle […]
San Clemente Rotary Club donates $6,000 for two playground benches By FRED SWEGLES Supporters of Courtney’s SandCastle, a universally accessible playground to be built in San Clemente, are looking for financial help to get it completed this year – not just the first phase. Fundraisers Mina Santoro and Don Glasgow unveiled a redesign Wednesday that […]