On Thursday, Sept. 12, Enterprise Elementary School in Enterprise, Fla., celebrated the grand opening of its new playground that mimics SpongeBob SquarePants’ hometown of Bikini Bottom. The playground came to the school after Madison Hern, a 5th grade student last year, entered the 2012 Nickelodeon “I Wanna Play” Sweeps and won the grand prize playground makeover.
Landscape Structures was connected to this project through contacts at Kiwanis International. After an introduction and an opportunity to talk about our LSI’s unique design and manufacturing capabilities, Nickelodeon moved forward with LSI on the design to create the following playground elements from the hit TV series, SpongeBob SquarePants:
- SpongeBob’s house – a pineapple constructed from fiber-reinforced concrete.
- Squidward’s house – reminiscent of an Easter Island Head
- Patrick’s house – made from a brown Cozy Dome. ®
- Many colorful, flower shaped climbers and extras.
The grand opening included costumed SpongeBob, Patrick and Squidward characters, a university marching band and a trademark Nickelodeon sliming of Enterprise Elementary’s principal in front of its nearly 600 students. Check out photos of the event here.
See more details about this project here!