By Anica Padilla

AURORA, Colo. (Colo.) — A new inclusive and handicap-accessible tree house for children is being built the Stanley Marketplace. The Home Depot Foundation is partnering with LuBird’s Light Foundation to build the new addition. Officials say it is the Denver and Aurora-area’s first inclusive and handicap accessible tree house.

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“The playground will include state-of-the-art handicapped accessible swings, spinners and slides, musical sensory play equipment, smooth barrier-free surfacing and more,” officials stated.

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“With more than 74,000 children with disabilities in Colorado, this one-of-a-kind and inclusive tree house will give children and families of all needs the opportunity to experience the fun and joy of being outdoors.”

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LuBird’s selected this location because of the community-focused mission of Stanley Marketplace and its proximity to Denver’s pediatric hospitals

Work on the playground started last September — they hope to be finished in August.

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Anica Padilla