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Shane's Inspiration - griffith PARK
4730 Crystal Springs Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90027
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Region: Metro
Maintenance District: Griffith Area
Council District: 4
Neighborhood Service Area: Central
Public Information:

Shane's Inspiration opened on September 21, 2000 in memory of Shane Williams who died of Spinal Muscular Atrophy. It is the first West Coast Universally Accessible Playground created by the Los Angeles Department of Recreation & Parks in conjunction with the Boundless Playground Resource Center West.

This is a fully accessible disabled children's playground (Universally Accessible Playground). It is on a first-come first-serve basis. This playground is located in Park Center of Griffith Park (across from the Merry-Go-Round.

For more information about his park, call the Griffith Park Ranger Station at (323) 913.4688.

Special thanks to www.shanesinspiration.org for their help with the Universally Accessible Playground images used on these UAP photo pages.

FOLLOW THIS LINK TO GET information about Shane's Club play dates organized by shanesnspiration.org

Facility Hours Of Operation: Monday - Sunday:  6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Facility Features:

The Airplane: Cruise down the accessible “jet way” and take off on this jetliner. Pilot and co-pilot can manage the controls in the cockpit while checking their compass for direction.

Accessible Slides: Immediately adjacent to the bottom of each slide is a landing pad, which gives with children mobility challenges the opportunity to depart the slide and comfortably.

The Lucky Star Chaser: This space shuttle gives children of all abilities a chance to adventure into space.

Ronald’s Ship of Dreams: Ronald’s Ship of Dreams, generously donated by Ronald McDonald House Charities, provides hours of imaginative play. Enter through the accessible “gangway” and explore the wheelhouse, complete with a talk tube radio system.

General Features: 2 ACRES
CHILDREN'S PLAY AREA
PICNIC TABLES
FULLY ACCESSIBLE RESTROOMS
PARKING LOT
Additional Facilities: GRIFFITH PARK BOYS CAMP
4730 Crystal Springs Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 664-0571

GRIFFITH PARK COMPOST FACILITY
5400 Griffith Park Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 913-4166

GRIFFITH PARK DOG PARK
Located at north end of the John Ferraro Soccer Field on North Zoo Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 913-4688

GRIFFITH PARK FERRARO FIELDS
5101 North Zoo Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90027

GRIFFITH PARK POOL
3401 Riverside Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 644-6878

GRIFFITH PARK RECREATION CENTER
3401 Riverside Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90027
(213) 485-4867

BIRD SANCTUARY
2900 North Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 666-5046

BOND AREA
Los Feliz Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 664-6611

BRONSON CANYON
3200 Canyon Dr., Hollywood, CA 90068
(323) 666-5046

CEDAR GROVE
Vista Del Valle, Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 666-5046

CETA FOREST
5201 Zoo Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 664-6611

CRYSTAL SPRINGS
4730 Crystal Springs Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 664-6611

LAKE HOLLYWOOD PARK
3160 Canyon Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 666-5046

PARK CENTER
4730 Crystal Springs Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 664-6611