Celebration will kick off the 2017 National Recreation and Park
Association Conference in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS — On Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, the City of New Orleans, New Orleans Recreation and Development (NORD) Commission and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) will unveil improvements at Lemann Playground and hold a community celebration to kick of the 2017 National Recreation and Park Association Conference. The Lemann Playground improvements are part of NRPA’s Parks Build Community initiative.
Designed to meet the community’s need for additional recreational space, the new playground, valued at nearly $1 million, offers a variety of family-friendly amenities, including numerous state-of-the-art play structures and exercise equipment.
The celebration will begin with a second line, starting at the intersection of Lafitte Street and North Claiborne Avenue at 1:30 p.m. with a park dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting immediately following at Lemann Playground.
This event is free and open to the public.
WHO: Mayor Mitch Landrieu
Vic Richard, CEO, NORDC
Barbara Tulipane, President and CEO, NRPA
WHAT: Lemann Playground Ribbon Cutting and Community Celebration
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Lemann Playground
590-648 N. Claiborne Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70112
Note: The second line will begin at the intersection of Lafitte Street and North Claiborne Avenue.
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