Bentley's Playground at Tolmie Park

In 2014, the idea of providing all inclusive playground equipment for all children in Keokuk, Iowa was brought to the Odd Fellows Lodge 13.  Since then a committee was formed, meetings have been held, and the idea has turned into reality.

 The goal of providing the Keokuk community with playground equipment that all children can use is now a reality. The only handicapped accessible playground in the tri state area Bentley's Playground offers special needs seating on swing sets and a protective rubber play surface.  Phase two of Bentley's Playground will be a 6,000 sqft area with zip lines, play stations, and much more, all adaptive to special needs children.

The committee has chosen the name of the playground to be Bentley's Playground and will be located at Tolmie Park, also know as North Park, in Keokuk.  Bentley McGhghy, shown in the picture to the right,  is the child of Matt and Nicole McGhghy.  Bentley was born with cerebral palsy.  Bentley has rallied this community for the benefit of children just like him. 

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Recreational Opportunities

Recreational Opportunities at Bentley's Playground of limitless.  The playground is located at Tolmie Park in Keokuk.   The park offers an indoor community center, a outside picnic shelter, frisbee golf, and is located next to the Keokuk Aquatic Center.  The playground is accessible to children of special needs as well as children who do not require special needs accommodations.

Seasons Accessible

Bentley's Playground is open all year round.

Accessibility Notes

Bentley's Playground offers paved handicapped parking as well as sidewalks that are 7 foot wide to accommodate wheelchairs and walkers.   

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets are allowed at Tolmie Park as long as the own picks up after the pet.  Pet are not allowed on the rubber safety surface at Bentley's Playground.

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