Playground Project


Thank you for your support!!

Playground Master Plan

Morley PTO has developed an LPS-approved master plan to improve the Morley playground.

The entire project is estimated to cost about $130,000 and is broken down into multiple phases:


  • Phase 1: $80,000 
    • Concrete, large play structure and rubber safety surface

  • Phase 2: $14,000 – Scheduled for Summer 2019!
    • Ten Spin (see below), rubber safety surface for this equipment, plus additional concrete for sports court area

  • Phase 3:  $32,000

    • Smaller various play pieces (see below) and rubber safety surface
    • We are actively seeking donations now!

Fundraising Goal: $126,000


Ways to Help

Leadership donations of $1,000 and above will be recognized on a permanent donor wall in the school!



Payable to Morley PTO; mail to Morley Elementary, 6800 Monterey Dr., Lincoln, NE 68506.

Donate Online

Use our secure online donation form.

Our equipment wish list!

Why we needed a new playground!

Trip hazards

No accessible equipment

Peeling plastic

No separation between service area

Poor, washed out drainage

Playground Project Timeline


Spring 2016 & 2017

School surveys show #1 priority for Morley PTO is playground improvements; PTO begins saving toward this goal.

July 2018

PROGRESS! Old, unsafe equipment removed.


October 2016 - November 2017

Plan development and LPS review process.

Nov 2018

Phase 1 completed!
The children love their new large play structure! Thank you for your support!


November 2017

Jan. – Nov. 2017 LPS review; playground master plan approved by LPS Nov. 2017.

February 2018

Playground Project public-facing fundraising begins.