LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Students at Zachary Taylor Elementary School in east Louisville can't use their playground because it has been destroyed. 

Now sections of it have been fenced off to keep kids out. Officials say the community has been using the playground as a public park, and it has taken a toll on the equipment. 

Officials say they will need at least $15,000 to fix it up, and will have to raise the money themselves. The school is planning a community yard sale in May.

An online donation page has also been set up. 

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