Community & People Playground grand opening is June 25 Published June 19, 2013 at 3:57 pm Construction is well along on a new destination playground at Orono Park in Elk River. A grand opening is scheduled Tuesday, June 25 for Elk River’s new destination playground at Orono Park. A ribbon-cutting ceremony begins at 7:30 p.m. There will be entertainment and prizes. The park is located at 18599 Gary St.