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Rainsville kids enjoy new playground complete with zip line

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The zip line is part of the playground company's newest prototype. The zip line is part of the playground company's newest prototype.
RAINSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Spring is almost here, and kids in the DeKalbCounty city of Rainsville have a new playground to enjoy.

It isn't often your child's playgroundincludes a zip line, but this one, built by a Fort Payne company, sports such afeature. After nearly two weeks of construction, the new playground is locatedbehind the Agri-business center.

City officials said Game Time prevailed inthe bidding process for the playscape, which includes the standard swings andslides alongside the aforementioned zip line. Theirs is a new prototype by thecompany and they are pleased to show it off.

Everyone hopes it is something the kids ofRainsville will enjoy using for years to come. "This gives us another littleadded feature to our park that's going to be great," said city councilmanRodger Lingerfelt. "Since we've had this here, there's been kids playing on itevery day, standing in line for the zip line."

A formal dedication ceremony is planned forApril 5.

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