Landscape Architect and Blowing Rock School parent Ron Cutlip (http://cutlipgolfdesign.com/) has taken inspiration from students’ playground drawings and created a beautiful new playground design. The plan preserves recently acquired playground structures; replaces some very old structures with a large, central playground structure; eliminates numerous safety issues; and takes advantage of a previously unused hill by converting it to an amphitheater. What a wonderful, fun and safe playground this will provide for Blowing Rock students who use the playground on virtually every school day in which it is not freezing cold or raining! The amphitheater provides a glorius new place for outdoor education and performances and the roofed picnic structure has been expanded. This playground rejuvenation will provide Blowing Rock School students with a first class playground and outdoor education area. Scroll down to view student playground drawings that provided inspiration and Mr. Cutlip’s drawings of the overall playground design as well as closeups of the significant new structures.
Student Drawings that Provided Inspiration:
Overall Playground Design:
New Central Playground Structure:
New Amphitheater Structure:
New Playground Entrance: