By: David M. Higgins II

Leonardtown, MD- St. Mary’s County Recreation and Parks is seeking public input on the new design for Hollywood’s Dorsey Park Memorial Playground.

The playground is scheduled to be completed by April 2020. The 79-acre park includes a playground, pavilion, picnic tables, restrooms, hiking trails, grills, and is pet-friendly. It also has a number of sporting options, including fields for baseball, softball, soccer, and football, as well as basketball and tennis courts.

There are many options when designing playgrounds.  Below are 2 examples.  The first shows similar features and play structures you may see at several other playground throughout the county. 

The second image introduces new play features not yet seen in the County and focuses on ropes and climbing structures. 

Both designs include separate play areas for ages 2-5 and 5-12 years of age.

Design Option #1
Design Option #2

Judge P.H. Dorsey Memorial park is located at 24275 Hollywood Rd, Hollywood, MD 20636 and the survey can be taken by clicking here.


David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...