Metro North Playground PokéStops not added

Hello! Trying to determine why this PokéStop hasn’t been added to the game. It was submitted back in February and has been accepted but it’s not appearing in the game. It’s been several months. Thanks!

This part of your acceptance email hints at what the issue is.

Each game has a proximity rule that determines whether a new wayspot will be able to be added to that game or not. Pokémon Go uses Level 17 S2 Cells with a limit of one Pokéstop or Gym per Cell. If you attempt to add a second wayspot to that Cell, it will be added to the database and may be eligible to appear in other games, but it won’t be able to appear in Pokémon Go.

In this case, the playground is in the same cell as the church. If you can see the church in Pokémon Go, it’s preventing the playground from appearing.

Is there another pokestop very near by? There can only be one stop in each S2 cell, this is usually the reason why it doesn’t appear in the game.

The approved means it has been accepted as a POI. It only goes into games if it fits the game criteria for placement.

If “Metro North Church” is in Pokémon GO then yeah this is the issue. Not all approved wayspots are eligible to appear in games indeed.

They’re both in the same cell.

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