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Show your Penguin Park pride and support the park at the same time! Local artist Kevin Worley has partnered with KC Parks and designed some great merchandise featuring the iconic penguin, kangaroo, elephant and giraffe located at the ever-popular Northland park. Even better, a portion of sales from the merchandise will be donated to KC Parks for Penguin Park improvements and maintenance.
Items ranging from coffee mugs, posters, hoodies and T-shirts are available online via www.KCPenguinPark.com
About the Artist
Kevin Worley grew up in Kansas City’s Northland, where he enjoyed many trips to Penguin Park with his siblings and friends. After graduating from North Kansas City High School and the Missouri School of Journalism, he worked for more than 20 years in publishing, marketing communications, and video production. Following that, he spent five years teaching art in the North Kansas City School District before pursuing his own artistic and entrepreneurial ventures.
Penguin Park Improvements
In 2018, the middle and north play areas received upgrades including accessible playground equipment and a large net climber. The rubberized play surface was also removed and replaced with new safety surfacing.
Phase II improvements includes new toddler play equipment and safety surfacing. In addition, new picnic tables, trash receptacles, ornamental fencing, LED lighting and drinking fountains were installed along with repairs to the fiberglass animals.