Humble ISD officials opened a new playground at Park Lakes Elementary in Humble Feb. 16. (Courtesy Humble ISD)
Humble ISD officials opened a new playground at Park Lakes Elementary in Humble Feb. 16. Officials noted the new playground is coming as part of the district's $775 million bond approved by voters in 2022. Located at 4400 Wilson Road, the new safari-themed playground features a roller slide, a zebra bouncy rider, a spiral slide, a cozy dome, a giraffe cutout and musical pieces to make sound. Additionally, the playground features swings, overhead climbers, a bouncy Jeep, spring pod steppers and a sensory wall. HISD officials said the playground is open to the public when school is not in session. 281-641-3200. www.humbleisd.net/ple
Wesley Gardner is an education reporter covering Houston ISD, Humble ISD and Klein ISD. He joined Community Impact in May 2021 after graduating from St. Edwards University with a degree in mass communication in 2012. He previously covered education, local government, transportation, real estate development and nonprofits in the Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood area. Prior to joining CI, Wesley served as the editor of the Lockhart Post Register and as a reporter for the Bastrop Advertiser and Fort Bend Herald.
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