Innovative Sensory Treehouse Set to Open in Gwinnett: A Haven for Enrichment

March 20, 2024
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🌳 The Gist: Gwinnett County is set to reveal its pioneering Sensory Treehouse, designed to provide unique enrichment experiences for children with disabilities.

🎉 The Details: The grand unveiling of Gwinnett’s Sensory Treehouse is slated for Thursday, March 21, at 2:30 p.m. at the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center at 2020 Clean Water Drive in Buford. This 20-foot-tall architectural marvel, complete with a 340-foot-long steel walkway, aims to offer an immersive, multisensory experience for people of all ages, particularly benefiting those with disabilities.

The structure is accentuated by a viewing platform, an activity area, and a high-hanging hammock. Future enhancements include a captivating circular audio-visual zone with a domed ceiling to broaden its educational and entertainment value. Collaborative efforts with educational institutions will further its reach, making it a community-centric initiative, supported by the 2017 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax.

📍 By The Numbers:

  • Height of the Treehouse: 20 feet
  • Length of the walkway: 340 feet
  • Unveiling Date: Thursday, March 21, 2:30 p.m.

🗣️ What’s Next?: After the ribbon-cutting, the Sensory Treehouse will begin its journey as a pivotal educational and leisure destination.

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