New Structures Going Up

15 Jul

Beam

With Parker Contracting at the helm, Coker Crane and Rigging helps place a beam for the large pavilion at the park.

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Elsewhere on the site, a new restroom facility starts to emerge!

More progress every day!

All Set to Begin

14 May

Egans Creek 2

You may have noticed the fencing around a part of the Egans Creek Park grounds.  That’s the exciting sign that the redevelopment of the park is about to begin!  Soon, you’ll see some items on the site being removed, ground being reshaped, and a building going up.  The building will be the restroom facilities new to the site.  Drive by often and see the work as it progresses!

Slide into Spring 2016 March 18-20

26 Jan

sis 2016 event poster 11x17

Get your tickets early for the best price – www.goincoastalmusic.com .

Proceeds from the event will help fund the Egans Creek redevelopment project.

Groundbreaking 2/12/16!

7 Jan

1-6-16 Egans Creek Rendering

Mark your calendars!  Groundbreaking for the Egans Creek Park project will be at 4:30 PM on February 12.  Benjamin Morrison of Cotner Associates, Inc. Architects has created this final layout design of the plans for the park.

We would like to extend special thanks to Parker Contracting for generously offering tremendous support for this project. They will be acting as the General Contractor for the redevelopment, as well as providing a large amount of the labor necessary to construct the new restroom facilities and public pavilions on-site.

Additionally, the following local companies will be participating in the project through generous contributions of materials and labor:

RPM Lumber, Coastal Current Electric, Bill Ross Plumbing, Myers Tractor Service, Coastal Landscapes, Nitelites, Burt Wright Construction, and Manzie and Drake Land Surveyors.

We appreciate all of the contributors, great and small, who have helped to make this project a reality!

Pirate Playground to be Featured on PBS

29 Oct

PBS Shoot 1

Last Sunday, October 25, filming was done at Pirate Playground to be included in a PBS program on family-friendly travel locations, Family Travel with Colleen Kelly.  Stay tuned!  The show is projected to air in May 2016.

What’s Next? Touch a Truck!

4 Oct

Touch a Truck

Join us for the 2nd Annual Touch a Truck, 10 AM – 2 PM.  Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted for our new project, the Egans Creek Redevelopment.  For more information, see the event Facebook page.

Fernandina Beach Kayak Fishing Tournament Coming – October 2-3, 2015

15 Aug

Kayak Fishing2

Sign up now!  The first annual Fernandina Beach Kayak Fishing Tournament to benefit the Egans Creek Park Redevelopment project is now open for registrations.  Go to THIS LINK to get the info and CLICK HERE to register.  Get ready to paddle and fish on October 2-3.  See you on the water!

It’s Our Playground’s Birthday

16 May

Birthday Party Invitation

Fabulous Music, Food, Fun Festival!

31 Mar

SIS 2The Slide into Spring Music and Craft Beer Festival was a smash hit for Fernandina Beach!  Thanks to Jay Robertson of the Fernandina Beach Parks and Recreation Department and his associates for a great weekend!

SIS 1Food was plentiful at the festival, thanks to the food trucks.

Proceeds from the festival will help fund the Egans Creek Park Redevelopment and Expansion.

Get Ready for a Weekend of Fun!

22 Mar

Slide Into Spring 2015

All proceeds support 8 Flags Playscapes’ new Egans Creek Redevelopment project and Nassau Humane Society.  Tickets are on sale at Red Otter in Fernandina Beach and online at Eventbrite.  Everybody come!

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