The North Lawn Swing Set is Going Down Swinging

 "Sarah Lawrence is where I met my family and made lifelong friends. What better illustration of that than this picture of these two people who I just love dearly, happy in the ‘heart’ of SLC." credit: Mo Gallagher

"Sarah Lawrence is where I met my family and made lifelong friends. What better illustration of that than this picture of these two people who I just love dearly, happy in the ‘heart’ of SLC." credit: Mo Gallagher

At some colleges, social life is revolves around grand fountains; at others, people mark their days by visits to lively, tree-lined quads. For many at Sarah Lawrence, no day was complete without a trip to the swings.

There has been a swing set outside the north side of Westlands since at least the 1960s, but finally this fixture is being dismantled due to structural deficiencies and the danger presented by the bedrock that sticks out under the structure. Maureen “Mo” Gallagher, Assistant Vice President for Facilities broke the news to the community in an email just one day before the seats were to be removed from the metal structure.

 

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