Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara is proud to announce the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the City of Amsterdam's sensory-friendly, all-inclusive playground. This transformative project has been made possible through Assemblyman Santabarbara's tireless efforts in securing $455,000 in funding. The event will take place in collaboration with Amsterdam Mayor Michael Cinquanti and Greater Amsterdam School District (GASD) Superintendent Richard Ruberti.
|Sensory-Friendly Playground Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
|Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara
City of Amsterdam Mayor Michael Cinquanti
Greater Amsterdam School District Superintendent Richard Ruberti
Barkley School Students
|Thurday, October 5th
|William H. Barkley MicroSociety Magnet School
66 DeStefano Street
Amsterdam, NY 12010
This momentous occasion marks a significant step forward in creating an inclusive and accessible environment for children of all abilities in the City of Amsterdam. The new sensory-friendly playground at William H. Barkley MicroSociety Magnet School is designed to provide a safe and welcoming space for children with sensory sensitivities, ensuring that every child can play, learn, and grow together.
Assemblyman Santabarbara, Mayor Cinquanti, Superintendent Ruberti, and other local dignitaries will be available for interviews and photo opportunities. This event represents the culmination of a community-wide effort to enhance the quality of life for all Amsterdam residents, and we invite you to join us in celebrating this remarkable achievement.