PHOTO GALLERY: What Looks Dangerous in Your Local Playground?


Sharp tips on hurricane fencing at Liottio Iekfugi Playground, Staten Island, threatens running children. Staten Island, New York / photo by Kevin Convey.

Slattery Playground in the Bronx offers kids fresh air and a exercise. It also provides great opportunities for building social skills but the chipped paint and broken swings on this set exposes children to health hazards and can ruin the fun. The Bronx, New York / photo by Catherine Featherston

Chain ladders in playgrounds challenge kids to try multiple climbing routes, help them build upper-body strength and balance. But when chains become rusted and disconnected from their ground anchors, like this one in the Bronx, they can lead to injuries. The Bronx, New York / photo by Catherine Featherston.

Rusting locomotive climber at Mary O’Connor Park, Hell’s Kitchen, menaces children’s knees and elbows. Manhattan, New York / photo by Kevin Convey.

Chipped,worn paint on a play system at the John Adams playground. Queens, New York / photo by Kamelia Kilawan

Uneven floor in the Old Hickory park creates falling danger for toddlers. Queens, New York / photo by Anna Teregulova

Clogged drains and wet leaves make the ground slippery at Payson Playground. Manhattan, New York / photo by Jordan Davidson

Rusted monkey bars found at the jointly operated John Adams playground. Queens, New York / photo by Kamelia Kilawan

Poor drainage in old water fountains causes the basin to fill with still water, a bacterial hazard for kids using the fountain. Manhattan, New York / photo by Jordan Davidson

Cracks in the pavement and uneven ground are a tripping hazard at Payson Playground in Inwood. Manhattan, New York / photo by Jordan Davidson

Rings hang from rusted chains in Mary O’Connor Park, Midtown West. Staten Island, New York / photo by Kevin Convey

At Bushwick Playground in Brooklyn next to a public housing project, some light rain makes for a slippery play surface. Brooklyn, New York / photo by Tobias Salinger.


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