I'd posted in the Almeda Mall post about this area:
in front of the Docktor's Pet Center
When I was a kid the ages of the ones pictured above, though, they'd swapped out the probably higher liability jungle gym sets with jungle animals to climb on, instead. I specifically remembered the yellow lion but had no photos to verify that memory. Then along came Mike!
Now if only someone will stumble across the blog and have Foley's Pirate Ship photos to share. . .