New playground equipment is being set up at Anderson Park for kids from the community to enjoy.

Parks Director Yolanda Bueno said construction of two separate play areas began Monday and is scheduled to be completed by the end of this week.

“The new playground will be set up on the side close to Texas Blvd, ” Bueno said.

The new playground equipment will be set up inside a loop of the new walking trail surrounding Anderson Park. Bueno said the idea of placing the playground there came to them as they were building the trail.

“Parents can do some exercising while they keep watch on their kids playing,” Bueno said.

The set will include a small rock climbing wall and three giant jacks. The estimated cost is at $58,000 which includes installation. The money came from the 2012 budget from capital expenditures.