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View of the Northwestern Mutual Community Park play area
View of slides at the Northwestern Mutual Community Park
View of play equipment from the Northwestern Mutual Play area

Northwestern Mutual Community Park


Northwestern Mutual Community Park

The Northwestern Mutual Community Park is closed for the season.

See you next spring!

The Northwestern Mutual Community Park offers inclusive and accessible play for children ages 2 to 12 years of age, including those who may experience a variety of challenges.

Northwestern Mutual Community Park amenities:

  • Enhanced Play Equipment: age-appropriate playground equipment on soft surface, including interactive musical play pieces. Equipment design also includes ramps allowing for wheelchair access. Shaded seating is also available within the playground area.
  • Toddler Play Area: “Giggle Grounds”- covered play area for toddlers ages 6 months-2 years, including shade, and age-appropriate activities and play equipment.
  • Flexible Programming Space: permanent stage structure with accessible seating, and a viewing area for over 500 patrons.
  • Permanent Family Restrooms – accessible restrooms equipped with changing tables for babies, children, and adults requiring an assistant.
  • Nursing Mothers Stations – mothers seeking a quiet space to nurse will have dedicated space.
  • Sensory Rooms – three individual and wheelchair accessible, air-conditioned quiet rooms, creating a calm environment for children that may be overstimulated by the noise, environment, or experience.

In addition, there is a book donation box installed at the Northwestern Mutual Community Park. Attendees are encouraged to bring a new or gently used children’s book and place it in the box throughout the operating season. All books collected will be donated to Next Door Foundation Books For Kids program.

Please note that the Northwestern Mutual Community Park dates and times outside of Summerfest dates will be posted on Dates are subject to change. 

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. continues to fulfill its nonprofit mission, established in 1965, of bringing the community together and providing a showcase for performing arts, activities and recreation to the public, through music and special events.

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ADA Information

A guiding priority of the design is to offer inclusive play for children who may experience a variety of challenges.