Review: Toddler friendly, fenced and gated playground.
Good for toddler twins. Easy to keep up with multiple toddlers at once, even for just one parent.
Bancroft Ave. at the end of Hartshorn St. in Birch Meadow Park
Link to the Tot Lot Map
Hours: Public Park, open ’til dusk
Parking: large parking lot for all park facilities
Accessibility (for wheelchairs, etc.): wide gate and plenty of room to maneuver for wheelchairs and double strollers
Fences/Gates: fenced and gated
Structures: 2 metal and plastic for ages 2-5 OR 5-12
Swings: 2 infant/toddler, 2 regular, 1 special needs
Tables and Benches: no tables, 1 bench
Ground Cover: rubber mulch
Sun/Shade: partially shaded
Restrictions: no pets allowed
Safety Concerns: climbing wall might be problematic for younger toddlers.
Playing Fields: Tennis Courts and other playing fields nearby
Other Activities: close to downtown and Reading Public Library but it would be quite a hike.