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Savannah's Playground

OVERVIEW

Savannah's Playground, located behind Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium at The Market Common, opened in the Fall of 2016.  The award-winning, free park was the first of its kind in the Grand Strand community and was the brainchild of former Myrtle Beach Mayor John Rhodes.  It is named in honor of Savannah Thompson, a local who's bright personality inspired the park.

The City of Myrtle Beach donated monetary funds and land, and city staff maintain the park.  The park itself, however, is a result of a public-private partnership and fundraising efforts in the community.  This fundrasing for Savannah's Playground has helped make this dream into a reality for millions of residents, locals and visitors each year.

The now $2 million dollar playground is built for children of all ages and abilities, with soft surfaces and design planning that enhances the safety and experience for all.  Myrtle Beach’s most unique playground includes a few recent improvements to include four permanent restrooms, a water fountain, a bottle-refilling station and a fence around the pond.  The restrooms are handicapped-accessible and all have changing stations.

PLAYGROUND RULES

Dogs are NOT allowed.  Smoking is NOT allowed.  Children should always be supervised by parent or guardian.  And, NEVER leave children unattended!  
The hours of operation change throughout the year at Savannah's Playground. 

HOURS OF OPERATIONSign

On a year-round basis, the playground opens on Tuesdays at 12:00 p.m. for weekly maintenance.

January – 8:00 a.m. to Dusk*
February – 8:00 a.m. to Dusk*
March – 8:00 a.m. to Dusk*
April – 8:00 a.m. to Dusk*
May – 8:00 a.m. to Dusk*
June – 8:00 a.m. to Dusk*
July – 8:00 a.m. to Dusk*
August – 8:00 a.m. to Dusk*
September – 8:00 a.m. to Dusk*
October – 8:00 a.m. to Dusk*
November – 8:00 a.m. to Dusk*
December – 8:00 a.m. to Dusk*
Thanksgiving Day – Closed
Christmas Day – Closed

*All Tuesdays...  Park opens at 12:00 p.m.