Baxter Park Playground Replacement - Contract: 2017 Park Playground Improvements - Group 1 #7925

Last Updated: 02/27/2018

2017 Baxter Park Playground Replacement

The City of Madison replaced the playground at Baxter Park in 2017. 

The City of Madison replaced the playground at Baxter Park in 2017. The Parks Division held the first of two public input meetings regarding the project on October 19, 2016. Staff used input gathered from this meeting to develop two playground concepts that were presented at a second meeting, held on February 1, 2017. Neighborhood representatives selected one of the presented options and with a few changes, agreed upon the final design for the playground. Construction was completed in August, 2017.

Baxter Park Playground
Below are the exhibits that were presented during the public input process:
Playground Workshop, October 19, 2016

Playground Meeting 2, February 1, 2017

The below equipment option was selected by meeting attendees with the following changes:

1. Change the pole color to purple
2. Replace the chain climber with a rock climber

All questions and comments regarding Baxter Park playground should be directed to Mike Sturm, Landscape Architect, at or (608) 267-7421.