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Maintenance issues

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1. Same park -- slide fell off, platforms crooked -- cheap plastic needs better maintenance!

2. There used to be a storyteller's chair in this amphitheatre at Little Norway Park but there was no maintenance so the chair rotted out

3. This generation of playgrounds was combination plastic-metal-wood -- bad rust on the metal here at Withrow playground

4. Dovercourt Park: rust on metal, bolts missing

5. Dovercourt Park -- wooden slats deteriorating

6. Dovercourt Park: sloppy maintenance and fittings never installed right

7.Dovercourt Park bulletin board needs maintenance and news!


8. Dufferin Grove playground -- this four-way teeter-totter broke after less than 10 years. Not fixed for four months

9. Dufferin Grove playground -- this teeter-totter broke at the seat, less than 10 years old -- one of the parents made a new bench

10. Hillcrest playground -- edge of sand has rubber liner visible -- no drainage?

11. The Gamble Park wading pool was converted to little wattersprays -- but some are broken

12. The City's new "liability label" on all playground equipment

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