BlueCross Healthy Place at David Carnes Park
Transforming a Community Park
ProjectA Healthy Place for Everyone
David Carnes Park in the Whitehaven community of Memphis, Tennessee is the first Healthy Place project funded by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Foundation. The nine-acre park includes two inclusive playgrounds, splash pad, walking trails, Challenge Course and outdoor fitness equipment, community pavillion and a multi-use turf field.
GameTime designed the park with landscape architects and selected the play and recreation products based on feedback from the community. The year-long $4.5 million project is a transformation that will promote health and wellness for generations to come.
GoalPreserve the Past, Serve Future Generations
- Create inclusive play and recreation spaces for all ages and abilities
- Provide physical activity and outdoor fitness for the community
- Preserve the legacy and history of David Carnes Park
- Create a community gathering space that is a source of pride for years to come