Volunteers build student-designed playground at P.S. 9 in Yonkers

A group of 200 volunteers pitched in Thursday to help build the playground. (6/12/14)

YONKERS - Volunteers braved the gloomy weather Thursday to help build a playground for the students of P.S. 9 in Yonkers.

What makes the playground special is that the students themselves designed it.

A group of volunteers from companies and organizations including Kaboom, Morgan Stanley and the Rotary Club pitched in to bring the students' creation to life.

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The playground will also be open to hundreds of children throughout the Yonkers area.

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