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Carbide Park 

Address: 4102 Main St. (FM 519) ​Contact: Park Administration
​City: La Marque ​Email: program-info@co.galveston.tx.us
​Zip: 77568 ​Acres: 67
​Phone: (409) 934-8100 ​Fax: (409) 621-7986

 

  "Motion Wellness System" Playground
 NOW OPEN!
How do I use this system?
Click here for instructions.

Galveston County Parks & Senior Services opened the “Motion Wellness System”, the first playground of it's kind in Texas on August 14, 2014. This system is used for focused training on balance & coordination and has activities to support ordinary daily life. The system offers a safe approach for older adults to improve and maintain their mobility, flexibility and balance skills. This safe approach will encourage independence and can be used as a fall prevention assessment and training tool. 

This senior playground unit will have the following components:
1. Fitness Steps
2. Fitness Ramp
3. Cobweb Floor
4. Zig Zag Pipe
5. Throttle Bar
6. Snake Pipe
7. Wavy Balance Beam
8. Knobs and Bolts
9. Gangway
10. Stretching Board
11. Seated Bar Grab
12. High Chin Up Bars
13. Balance Stool & Bar
14. Low Chin Up Bars

Available Amenities:

Basketball Court
Picnic Areas
Senior
Playground
Children's Playground
Tennis Courts

Restroom & water fountain
Wayne Johnson III Community Center (available for rental)
Pioneer House (available for rental)

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Facility Rentals & Fees:

Galveston County Parks & Senior Services accepts cash, personal checks (30-days or more in advance of a reservation), cashier's checks, money orders and credit cards (Visa/Mastercard/Discover) for payment. Credit card payments are subject to a 2.5% convenience fee at a minimum of $3.00 per transaction. Click here for Facility Reservations.

 

Directions:

For directions, please visit www.mapblast.com.