The virtual playing field on the sixth-floor atrium is part of the vision of Isabelle Christenson, who was never bashful telling hospital administrators what they needed.
"She'd put her hands on her hip and push her hip to the side, point her finger and say, 'When are we going to get a playground? We need a playground,'" said Michelle Christenson.
Izzie made national headlines, enduring and thriving after several organ transplants before she died three years ago. She touched so many lives and made so many friends at Children's that her family said it's only fitting that the playground bears Izzie's name.
"It was really nice to see patients enjoying themselves, plus all the parents were participating as well, so it was a lot of nice family interaction," Christenson said.