News Plans for a new playground at Stanhope Park SHARE ON: Kaitlin Livingston, contributor, Thursday, Jul. 28th, 2016 Stanhope Park could be getting a new playground through the Enabling Accessibility Fund. Councillors of Algonquin Highlands have submitted an application for funding. Parks, Recreation and Trails Manager Chris Card says he has received quotes from different Canadian playground companies for the project. Council has seen designs of possible playgrounds. If the application is accepted, EAF may cover up to $50,000 of the cost.