Splash Pads Opening

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Press release from Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation:

Splash Pads Opening
Northside Pool opening for weekend May 29

(May 24, 2010) – All of the City’s free splash pads will be turned on Tuesday, May 25, with plans to keep them turned on until Labor Day.

Northside Pool will be open May 29 – 31 and June 5 – 6, opening daily starting June 12. McMillen Pool will be open June 5 – 6, with daily hours also starting June 12. Memorial Pool will open for the season on June 12.

Splash pads are touch activated. To turn the water on, look for a short pole (approx. 3 ft. tall) with a plastic dome top located within the play area. Place your hands on the dome for a few seconds. The water will appear shortly and run for several minutes. When the water stops, repeat the procedure. The splash pad at Robert E. Meyers Park is foot activated. Look for the touch pad on the ground at the east side of the splash pad.

Splash pads are located at the following parks:

Buckner Park
6114 Bass Road

McCormick Park
2300 Raymond & Holly

Memorial Park
2301 Maumee & Glasgow

Robert E. Meyers Park
Inside North Gate of Parkview Field on Jefferson Blvd.

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