Parents 'desperate' for Coney Island playground to be repaired in time for summer

Rusted monkey bars, slides and loose structures are just a few things News 12 noticed while walking through the playground.

News 12 Staff

Apr 16, 2021, 9:31 PM

Updated 1,194 days ago

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Parents say NYCHA’s Unity Towers Playground in Coney Island is rusted and beyond repairThe gates are still sealed shut, with no reopening date in site. 
Rusted monkey bars, slides and loose structures are just a few things News 12 noticed while walking through the playground. 
News 12 is told the problems stretch further than what you see at a firsthand glance. Parents say they are desperate to get their kids a safe playground to play in this summer. 
News 12’s Mary-Lyn Buckley provides a closer look at the playground and why parents say they aren’t going down without a fight.


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